8 PERSONNEL AND EMPLOYEE BENEFIT EXPENSES
|EUR 1,000||1 Jan–31 Dec 2013||1 Jan–31 Dec 2012|
|Wages and salaries||371,877||373,063|
|Pension expenses, defined contribution plans||48,376||47,214|
|Pension expenses, defined benefit plans||1,383||819|
|Other personnel-related expenses||26,399||28,373|
|The salaries and fees of the Group Companies' managing directors and Board of Directors||3,626||3,683|
Defined benefit pension expenses are explained in more detail in the note 28 and share-based payments in the note 29 and related party transactions in the note 38.
|1 Jan–31 Dec 2013||1 Jan–31 Dec 2012|
|Personnel on average|
|Hourly paid workers||4,870||5,173|
|Personnel by business segment|
|Technical Building Services||1,658||1,631|
Number of employees includes the personnel of discontinued operations for the time they were employees of Lemminkäinen Group.