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Austrian Trade Union Continues to Lose Members

Published: April 6, 2011; 06:45 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB) registered a loss of 11,000 members last year. The decline showed a slight reduction.

Austrian Trade Union Continues to Lose Members / Picture: © OEGB

The wane of the economic crisis reflects in membership levels according to the ÖGB, causing the decline in members to decrease slightly compared with 2009. In 2010, the number of members decreased by 0.9% from 1,222,190 members in late 2009 to 1,211,111 by the end of 2010. The unions, which were most affected by the crisis, still felt its effects in the evolution of their…

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