Burgenland election campaign heats up


The Burgenland election campaign heated up today (Weds), with the People’s Party slamming an advertisement by Social Democratic (SPÖ) Governor Hans Niessl.The advertisement announces his decision to dissolve the provincial legislature in advance of the 30 May provincial election.ÖVP provincial manager Christian Sagartz demanded that the SPÖ make the sources of the funding of its […]

Civil servants satisfied with their jobs

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Civil servants are satisfied with their jobs, but workers in the retail-trade sector are not, according to the results of a new poll by the Upper Austrian Labour Chamber (AK) released today (Fri).AK said its labour-climate index had fallen to 110 points in early 2010, only two points higher than in autumn 2007. It added […]

Job anxiety slowly ebbing


Austrians’ anxiety about losing their jobs has been slowly ebbing, according to results of a new poll by Linz public-opinion research firm Spectra released today (Fri).Results show that 80 per cent believe their jobs are safe, up from 75 per cent last summer.The young are less anxious than the old, with 81 per cent of […]