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German IG Bau Union Wins 3.3% Raise for Quarry Workers in State

May 10, 2012

Germany’s IG Bau labor union won a 3.3 percent pay increase for about 23,000 workers in the quarrying industry after negotiations with employer’s associations from the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

The wage contract has a duration of 13 months, IG Bau said today in an e-mailed statement. The employers also agreed to offer one-year contracts to all those completing apprenticeships in the industry as part of the deal.

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