Workers Count on Early Retirement

Politics ♦ Published: December 10, 2010; 07:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Nearly half the Austrian salaried employees do not expect to work until reaching normal retirement age.

Workers Count on Early Retirement / Picture: ©

These are the results found by the Arbeiterkammer (Workers’ Chamber) and the opinion research institute IFES. Overall, 46% of salaried workers consider it unlikely that they will work in their profession until the normal retirement age. This is much less a question of personal motivation as one of working conditions: who suffers from the behavior of his boss or feel high time…