Renewal of the collective agreement for Luxtram employees

On October 3, 2023, OGBL and FNCTTFEL-Landesverband signed with Luxtram management the renewal of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for Luxtram employees.

The new CBA enters into force retroactively as of January 1, 2023 for a period of three years, i.e. until December 31, 2025.

Among other things, the new CBA honors the commitment made in the first CBA signed with Luxtram management to improve opportunities for advancement in all wage groups. Automatic salary progression has been introduced and the end-of-year bonus has been decoupled from the appraisal system and converted into a fixed bonus. The appraisal system has also been improved to allow for advanced salary progression.

Bonuses for night and weekend work were also improved. The new agreement also introduces provisions for teleworking, medical check-ups and blood donations during working hours.

The new agreement covers 170 employees and the staff delegation is made up of 6 OGBL/Landesverband delegates.

The main improvements included in the new agreement are as follows

  • automatic payment of a 4% year-end bonus
  • automatic promotion after 7 years of service
  • possibility of promotion based on evaluation after 4 years of service
  • night differential increased from 15% to 25%
  • introduction of a Saturday premium of 25%
  • Sunday premium increased from 70% to 80%
  • possibility for administrative staff to telecommute up to two days per week
  • possibility for administrative staff on flexitime to use excess flexitime to attend medical appointments during fixed working hours – a certificate must be presented after each appointment
  • 2 x 4 hours leave per year to donate blood

Press release issued by the Public Service OGBL/Landesverband Syndicate and the Railways OGBL/FNCTTFEL-Landesverband on October 6, 2023