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Labor Time: Resistance Against SPÖ´s Plans

Published: April 17, 2012; 17:57 · (Vindobona)

The governing Social-Democrats want to reduce labor time. Industrialists, the Chamber of Commerce and FPÖ decline that idea.

Labor Time: Resistance Against SPÖ´s Plans / Picture: © Flickr

With its suggestion to reduce labor time in Austria, SPÖ causes massive critique. Rudolf Hundstorfer, Minister of Social Affairs: “Already more than one million Austrians work 38.5 hours per week. It would be good to extend this model.”

Veit Sorger, President of IV (Federation of Austrian Industries) commented that the idea is “irresponsible”. The reduction of labor time…

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