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New Hourly rates for passenger transport in France (Macron Law)

French collective agreement for Transport of Passengers puts in place new hourly rates for driving workers as well as increased bonuses for Sunday/holiday work.

You can find detailed information in the table below.

The hourly wage for workers in the road transport of PASSENGERS:

The minimum wage for the transport of passengers has been updated by the collective agreement in this sector, by Addendum 111 of 19 December 2018, entered into force on 19/05/2019:

Group
Definition of driver’s coefficient
Coefficient
Hourly rate
8
Coach driver– Worker responsible for driving a coach; helps the conductor, including handling transported packages and expedited postage
138V
10.5380€
9
Coach driver – conductor – Worker responsible for driving a coach, taking payment from passengers, and handling luggage and goods
140V
10.6149€
9
Coach driver working more than 50% of the time for freely organized road services (SLO), meaning regular, national road connections between cities, which are not public transports.
142 V
10.7211 €
9 bis
Touring coach driver – Worker having driven a coach for at least two years and meeting all the conditions set out in job description 8 or 9
145V
10.8345 €
10
Long-distance touring coach driver – Worker normally responsible for driving a luxury touring coach with at least 32 seats; drives long-distance tourist routes, i.e. routes lasting for at least 5 days
150V
11.0978€
10
Long-distance touring coach driver – Worker normally responsible for driving a luxury touring coach with at least 8 years’ experience and meeting all the conditions set out in job description 10.
155V
11.6540€

Hourly pay must be increased according to the years spent in the company:

+2%, +4%, +6% and +8% after respectively 2, 5, 10 and 15 years of service in the company.

Pursuant to the national collective bargaining agreement, the figures in the table above shall be increased as follows:

+3 %: workers with a mechanic or collector qualification;

– Sunday and public holidays work:

more than (3) hours: 28,66 € prime/day

less than (3) hours: 14,34 € prime/day