The Mediafon - the ver.di / FilmUnion's advisory network for the self-employed
Individual questions can be answered via the mediafon. The Mediafon is the ver.di / FilmUnion's advisory network for the self-employed. Mediafon Nord individual advice from experts: inside who work as filmmakers themselves and who work with a competent and qualified level of knowledge.
Other collective agreements
In terms of:
Please check directly TV-FFS collective agreement (in German only) or contact us.
Statutory minimum wage
The statutory minimum wage amounts since October 1, 2022 has been EUR 12.00 is gross per hour. The statutory minimum wage obtains also the film industry in case there are no higher wages of a collective agreements.
Questions and answers on minimum wages (Source: Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs)
The statutory minimum wage obtains:
The statutory minimum wage does NOT obtain:
(See also the information from the German Trade Union Confederation: www.dgb.de )
Generally, in regards of surcharge the law ArbeitszeitG states:
There is no surcharge for overtime and work on sunday but for work at nighttime (between 11 pm and 6 am, §2 ArbeitszeitG). A minimum surcharge of 25% per hour must be paid or a corresponding time off must be granted.
Provisions are still possible provided that they relate to the part of the wage entitlement that exceeds the minimum wage.