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Felderer Pleads for Pay Freeze for Civil Servants

Published: November 19, 2011; 18:37 · (Vindobona)

The head of the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Bernhard Felderer, suggests to stop the salary increase for civil servants next year.

Felderer Pleads for Pay Freeze for Civil Servants / Picture: © Wikipedia / Magnus Manske

The suggestion of Felderer caused discussions and a fierce resistance by civil servants. Austria has to prevent new public debts, Felderer explains. The IHS-director is also the head of the public debt committee. Felderer referred to other European countries, where salary cuts for civil servants took place. Austria should go against this development in time. As a result, the salary…

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