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Workers Continue Seeing the Situation on the Labor Market as Critical

Published: March 4, 2011; 00:08 · (Vindobona)

The work climate index of the Austrian Chamber of Labour (AK, Arbeiterkammer Österreich) indicates that workers continue considering the situation on the labor market as critical despite rising employment.

Workers Continue Seeing the Situation on the Labor Market as Critical / Picture: © Arbeiterkammer Upper Austria, www.arbeiterkammer.com

Positive forecasts and repeated assertions that the financial and economic crisis is over fail to convince Austrian workers: according to the work climate index, only 45% of employees believe that they can find very or fairly easily a new job in case of loss of their current one. In 2008, they were still 52%.

Employees are still significantly more confident than jobseekers: only…

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