Metal Industry: New Bargaining Rounds

Politics ♦ Published: October 17, 2011; 19:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian trade union of metal workers and industry representatives could avert a strike. However, a compromise is still not found.

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The situation already threatened to escalate. The trade unions stated that the warning strike on Friday could turn into full strikes by Monday. In 200 companies, strikes occurred. 100.000 workers took part art the warning strike. A union representative alleged that there is a “huge solidarity of workers to their colleagues in the metal industry.” The employers stated that strikes…