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Flexible Working Hours: Top Position of Austria in Europe

Published: October 27, 2010; 16:45 · (Vindobona)

Both employers and workers benefit from what the crisis achieved, according to the EU Commission. However, additional flexibility does not bring in itself greater equality.

Flexible Working Hours: Top Position of Austria in Europe / Picture: © Flickr

The European Commission has published a study on working time flexibility. The results show that Austria is part of the leading group of the EU and EFTA countries for each of the three categories surveyed: proportion of part-time workers, overtime worked and proportion of employees with over 48 working hours per week. The globally most flexible countries are Great Britain and…

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