12.1 Extra payment for difficult working conditions
According to the MTV (Federal Collective Pay Scale) for assembly workers, M&C will – if applicable - charge the Customer a surcharge on top of the hourly rates for difficult working conditions such as noise, dirty environment, exposure to fumes, mud etc. The surcharge for those working hours will be shown separately in the time sheet of the M&C personnel.
The daily allowance will be calculated according to the current expense rates, which are recognised by the German tax office and/or – in cases of other travel expense accounting models – according to the tax-deductible invoices presented.
As regards accommodation, the Customer may suggest or book a good middle‑class hotel or guest house according to German standards. Otherwise, the M&C personnel will take care of their own adequate accommodation. The costs of the accommodation shall be borne by the Customer. If the price for accommodation exceeds the daily allowance according to the current expense rates, the Customer shall reimburse the additional costs. The M&C personnel shall document and, if necessary, justify such additional costs.
12.4 Travel costs
Travel costs will be calculated and invoiced on the basis of actual travel time and distance, i.e. both the kilometers travelled to and from the accommodation and the place of operation, according to the ‘Federal Collective Pay Scale for Assembly Workers’ (in German: BMTV ‘Bundesmontagetarifvertrag’) in Germany. M&C will inform the Customer separately about the current hourly and kilometre rates within its offer or upon request. The distances will be determined by the location of the plant where the service personnel comes from. If the service personnel approaches the site of operation completely or partially by railway, taxi or air plane, the expenses will be invoiced according to the respective receipts. A daily allowance – if any - for travel between accommodation and operation site or parking fees will also be invoiced to the Customer. According to BMTV, the German service personnel is entitled to travel home to see the family after a period of four weeks stay at the operation site. Such costs shall also be charged to the Customer if the preconditions of such travel are fulfilled.