Banks May Face Strikes

Politics ♦ Published: March 6, 2012; 15:43 ♦ (Vindobona)

The trade union of bank employees calls for a 4.9% salary increase. Employers reject this claim.

Banks May Face Strikes / Picture: ©

Bank employees started first protests against their employers. Not only in Vienna, but also in provincial capitals Linz, Graz, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Bregenz bank employees participated in demonstrations. In Vienna, trade unions alleged that 3,000 persons were recorded.

The demonstration bypassed at the headquarters of Bank Austria, Bawag, Raiffeisen Bank…