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Press release 383 / 2016-10-25: 45% of employees worked in businesses bound by collective agreements in 2014

WIESBADEN – In 2014, roughly 45% of the employees in Germany worked in businesses bound by collective agreements, that is, in businesses subject to either a branch-specific collective agreement (41%) or a company agreement (4%). Based on the results of the structure of earnings survey, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the proportion of businesses subject to collective agreements was just under 15% in 2014.

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