in Order to keep a job and to provide the e-commerce businesses the opportunity to expand internationally, the importance of wage restraint in the upcoming wage bargaining rounds. That said, the Swedish ministry of Trade's head of negotiations, Anna Nordin, in an interview with the News agency Bloomberg.
" the Trade is in a period of transition, with the enormous pressures for change. E-commerce in large parts of the trade, now it is directly internationally competitive, and just from China, it is the 32,000 packages on the day-to-Sweden. This is a great kostnadsutmaning, in which the wages of the English trade, that is, 58 per cent of the average for the EUROPEAN union to 27 per cent in Germany. It is important, therefore, that the rate of wage increases will be moderate in the negotiations, " she said.
the Swedish ministry of Trade's head of negotiations, Anna Nordin. Photo: the Swedish Trade federation
in a large process of structural transformation, where it is only between the months of October 2018 and October 2019, the disappeared, the net 2.200 shops.
"You can see for yourself how many of the shops are standing empty or are being replaced by cafes and restaurants," she says.
According to a forecast by the Swedish federation of Trade, a continuing trend towards growth in e-commerce from abroad to the 50,000 jobs lost in the English sällanköpshandeln in the next ten years.
" this is one big jobbmotor, this is a quarter of a million people and one out of every five young people has a job. In the light of the kostnadsproblematiken, the increase in competition, and this is one such jobbmotor, it is important that there should be a moderate wage increase, " says dr Will.
- to create the conditions for the handelsjobb will be left behind in Sweden, but also in that of the Swedish e-commerce companies are to be able to grow in the international market.
" We need to see the potential of the Swedish company. There are a number of examples of how Swedish companies have succeeded internationally, " she says, and he cites the Revolutionrace, which sells outdoor clothing and the Ideals of this website, which sells mobile phone accessories.
the American ministry of Trade, counterparty, representing the commercial employees union, in the framework of the twelve-THE covenant of co-ordination called for annual wage increases of 3 per cent, as well as a låglönesatsning.
" It's way too high. This will lead to fewer jobs in the trade, " she Will.
and, once again, would like to bring up in the negotiations is the pay structure in the retail sector.
" We were going to have to be while entry-level salaries have not be raised in this year's round of wage negotiations. While entry-level salaries are high, and in trade when compared with many other industries, with almost 22.000 dollars a month. This raises the threshold and it is very difficult for the companies to work with the distribution of earnings. We have a very compressed wage structure which makes it difficult to create the motivation for employees to develop and build a lönekarriär, " she Will.
an old question returns, is the OB-compensation.
" They are very high in comparison with other industries and forms a major part of the total wage bill. Here, we would like to have a dialogue with the Trade unions, if they can be dealt with in a better way, " she says.
the partners in trade and bills avtalskrav on Friday, the 31st of January.<