WKÖO wants stiff penalties for jobless refusing work

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by Rob Hyde Unemployed people not prepared to accept work offered to them should face harsher penalties says the Upper Austrian Chamber of Labour (WKÖO). The WKÖO contacted 11 jobless people for a 2,900 Euro per month position on an Upper Austrian construction site. As none took up the position, the authority said this was […]

Austrian income increase predicted


Salaries in Austria will rise this year, according to an internationally operating personnel consulting firm.Aon Hewitt said today (Weds) Austrian businesses would pay three per cent more to their staff this year than in 2010. Aon Hewitt spoke with decision-makers at 42 Austrian firms of various branches. Aon Hewitt stated around half a year ago […]