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Tough Collective Bargaining in the Electrical Industry

Published: April 6, 2011; 07:15 · (Vindobona)

The second round of collective bargaining in Austria's electrical industry had to be interrupted. About 50,000 workers are affected.

Tough Collective Bargaining in the Electrical Industry / Picture: © Flickr

For the time being no agreement in the negotiation of collective agreements was reached in the electrical industry. Workers’ representatives will meet on 11 April to determine the best action for the union.

The last offer of the employers was an increase in wages and salaries of 2.3%; in addition, a one-time payment was also hinted at. For the unions, this offer is…

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