Call for Structural Reform of Social Policy

More+Comment ♦ Published: April 12, 2012; 17:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Federation of Austrian Industries reaffirms the high non-wage labor costs and intends to raise efficiencies in the health sector. The retirement age would be too low.

Call for Structural Reform of Social Policy / Picture: © IV / Markus Prantl

“If we want to secure our welfare model sustainably, we have to initiate structural reforms. To do nothing or to claim even more redistribution is the wrong way.” Christoph Neumayer at IV said.

“If we want to preserve our welfare state, we have to start immediate and sustainable measures.” Neumayer says end refers to the demographic development. Compared to international…