Teachers too expensive


The Austrian state auditor has criticised the sharp increase in the cost of teachers in lower Austria. It said that with the teaching costs for compulsory schools alone the increase was around 21 percent. The report on teaching staff costs has now been presented to the regional government. According to the report the region has […]

Vienna officials sick 20 days per year

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Vienna’s officials are sick 20 days a year, the Austrian People’s Party ÖVP has said.The ÖVP has blamed mobbing and bad working environment in offices for the high amount of sick days.”To work for the city of Vienna makes you sick,” ÖVP representative Wolfgang Ulm said during the current Viennese election campaign.”Public officials in Lower […]

Nuclear weapons debate in Vienna next week


A panel discussion about US president Barack Obama’s vision of a world free of nuclear weapons organised by top international organisations will take place in Vienna next week.The Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip) and the United States Mission to International Organizations, both based in Vienna, announced the debate’s high-profile list of participators today (Fri).Glyn […]