ATTENTION: From 1 January 2020, the minimum wage in France will increase to 10.15 gross euro / hour.
According to the National collective bargaining agreement for road transport and auxiliary transport activities, the minimum wage of a truck driver for a vehicle more than 3.5 tones, performing international transport operations, is 10.21 euro gross/hour – group 7, coefficient 150M.
Also, the hourly wage varies according to seniority, as indicated below:
1) when hired = 10.21 euro gross / hour
2) after two years old = 10.4142 euro gross / hour (+ 2%)
3) after 5 years old = 10.6184 euro gross / hour (+ 4%)
4) after 10 years old = 10.8226 euro gross / hour (+ 6%)
5) after 15 years old = 11,0268 gross euro / hour (+ 8%)
ATTENTION: Starting from 1st of January 2019, the minimum wage in France increased to 10.03 euro / hour
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LOI MACRON?
Loi Macron is known as the law of minimum wage in France.
It was adopted by France in 2015 as the Law no. 2015-990 for economic growth, level playing field for economic opportunity and activity (Loi Macron) and it introduces the minimum wage in France.
Law Macron is available (only in French language) here
Loi Macron is also applicable to foreign road transport companies operating international road transport on the French territory (only transit operations being exempted), according to implementing Decree no. 2016-418 concerning the application of French minimum wage in transports field starting to 01.07.2016.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO TO RESPECT LOI MACRON?
In order to respect the provisions of Loi Macron, foreign companies operating road transport on French territory should designate a representative in France, produce a certificate of posting for each driver who operates in France and pay the posted driver with the reference minimum wage in France.