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Austrian Railways: Resistance Against Management Arising

Published: January 28, 2012; 14:22 · (Vindobona)

The works council as Austrian Railways (ÖBB) wants to prevent the planned reduction in staff. Before that, outsourced service must be reduced, the council states.

Austrian Railways: Resistance Against Management Arising / Picture: © OEBB

The head of ÖBB´s works council, Roman Hebenstreit offers resistance to the management´s austerity plans. “I would like to know where there should be unneeded workers. We have 1,000 leasing workers and four million overtime-hours per year.”

According to CEO Christian Kern, staff should be reduced from 40,800 to a figure significantly below 40,000. Kern underlined that…

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