The approximately 12,000 employees of the cash-in-transit industry in Germany, more money: The trade Union to get clear ver.di and the employer have agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement, with retroactive effect to 1. January for two years. Depending on the activity the wages and salaries gradually rise to 7.8 to 17.2 percent, as both sides reported after 14-hour negotiations.

“With these increases, we go far beyond the threshold of pain,” said Harald Gideonstrumpet, chief Executive of the Federal Association of German money and valuables services (BDGW). In the interest of the customers and the consumers they wanted to reach a quick end to the three-day warning Strikes.

Wednesday saw the participation of thousands of Employees in work stoppages, a lot of money Transporter remained. The trade feared shortages at ATMs, if in the next week should be continued. First, the impact remained low. A spokesman for the trade Association HDE said on Thursday, the customer can feel the Strikes.

ver.di-negotiator of Arno Peukes spoke of an “excellent” collective result. “The high level of employee participation in the warning Strikes at the start of the year has made this possible.” The collective result is also a further step in the equalization of wages in the various provinces.

However, the result is provisional. Since the statements go far beyond the requirements of the BDGW member companies want to the employer on the 21. February to vote in an extraordinary General meeting on the acceptance of the result, as Gideonstrumpet said. Also in ver.di have to vote on the members, the negotiators have recommended to you the adoption of the collective agreement. Both sides agreed to a three-week period, up to 24. In January, the collective agreement to accept final.