Individual questions can be answered via the mediafon. The Mediafon is the ver.di / FilmUnion's advisory network for the self-employed. Mediafon Nord offers individual advice from experts who work as filmmakers themselves and who work with a competent and qualified level of knowledge.
In terms of:
Please check directly TV-FFS collective agreement (in German only) or contact us.
The statutory minimum wage amounts since October 1, 2022 has been EUR 12.00 is gross per hour. The statutory minimum wage also applies to the film industry if no higher wages of a collective agreements are applied.
The statutory minimum wage applies to:
The statutory minimum wage does NOT apply to:
(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.