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Government: Dispute Over Pensions

Published: February 6, 2012; 00:43 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian government parties SPÖ and ÖVP disagree over contributions by retirees. The austerity package is far from being resolved.

Government: Dispute Over Pensions / Picture: © Flickr / Werner Faymann

The Austrian government currently gives the impression to be uncoordinated. After the chairman of ÖVP and Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger announced to have agreed over austerity plans with SPÖ, the coalition partner denied such a common point of view. Moreover, the social democrats put Spindelegger´s proposals into question.

Not only SPÖ refuses Spindelegger´s…

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