Measures against Precarious Work

What is the hourly rate payable to employees of private contractors while providing services to Public Entities and Government Departments?

The appli​cable hourly rate payable to such employees is, in principle, the hourly rate payable to Government employees performing similar duties.

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Collective Agreement (2017-2024) Scale 2021 2022 2023 2024
Cleaners (Offices) 20  €5.08  €5.17  €5.27  €5.36
Street Sweepers 20  €5.08  €5.17  €5.27  €5.36
Health Attendant (Public Convenience) 20  €5.08  €5.17  €5.27  €5.36
Cleaners (Hospitals and Elderly Homes) 18  €5.95  €6.09  €6.24  €6.39
Assistant Clerical Worker 18  €5.95  €6.09  €6.24  €6.39
Care Workers 17  €6.41  €6.58  €6.75  €6.92
Clerical Workers 16  €6.88  €7.08  €7.28  €7.48
Receptionists 16  €6.88  €7.08  €7.28  €7.48
Security Guards 16  €6.88  €7.08  €7.28  €7.48
Customer Care Support Officers 15  €7.34  €7.56  €7.79  €8.02
Senior Clerks 14  €7.87  € 8.11  €  8.36  €8.62

*The above 2017 rates are applicable as from the 1st of January 2017 and any difference should be paid to the employees in a back dated manner.

​This page was last updated on 11/04/2019.