Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2014
Salaries of BME employees are established using the
salary table provided in the statutory collective labour
agreement, which applies to 88.17% of personnel.
For the remaining group employees, the harmonised
salary tables set out in the respective collective agree-
ments are used.
At BME there are no differences in salary between
male and female employees. Any differences that do
occur are the result of the variation in professional
categories, based on different levels of responsibility.
Both the collective labour agreement and the salary
table contained therein preclude any gender, race or
other bias in determining salaries.
Employees who coordinate, supervise and
evaluate a team’s programmed activities, with
responsibility for the group’s performance in
the area of their remit.
Employees whose positions require the
execution of complex and varied tasks with
defined overall goals and a high degree of
self-starting, initiative and responsibility within
their organisational department.
Employees whose jobs demand effective
execution of procedures and who must follow
detailed and constant working instructions
for the purpose of providing support to the
company’s business areas and units.
Employees who at an operational level
provide support and auxiliary services to other
positions and who must be capable of carrying
out specific activities in terms of purpose and
The 2012 Annual Base Salary amounts have been
adjusted to include the 2% wage increase intro-
duced in 2012.
The 2013 Annual Base Salary amounts have been
adjusted to include the 3% wage increase laid down
in the 2013 collective labour agreement.
The 2014 Annual Base Salary will be updated
based on the procedure laid down in the statutory
collective labour agreement, in which the CPI is
considered as one more factor in which the main
reference will be the year-on-year change in the
Furthermore, the base salaries mentioned above
are enhanced with a series of remuneration items,
all of which are regulated by the statutory collective
Meanwhile, each employee’s compensation is
increased in accordance with the level of responsi-
bility of the position, job performance and whether
the employee meets targets.