Mercedes Factory in Kecskemét Raising Wages
The Hungarian management of the Mercedes factory in Kecskemét (95 km southeast of Budapest) has agreed on a two-stage wage increase of 24% with the trade unions representing the workers, reports index.hu.
The portal's information was also confirmed by Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., which employs 4,500 people.
The basic salary of all employees will increase by 17% from January 1 and then by another 7% from August 1.
Depending on the evolution of inflation, employees will receive a separate quarterly payment and a profit share, so their wages may increase by up to 30% compared to the current one.
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