As a result of negotiations taking two months, the Association of Road Transport Enterprises and trade unions came to an agreement this week on the wage increase guaranteed for 2014. Workers in the road transport sector will receive a 2.8 percent wage increase as of 1 April 2014, additionally, an increase in cafeteria and fringe benefits will be provided. In March a one-off gross amount of 30,000 forints will be paid for workers. The agreement which was concluded after constructive negotiations guarantees a wage increase for almost 17,000 workers working in Volán companies.

Federation of Workers’ Councils in Transport