Migrant Day: ÖGB expands native language advice from 2024

2023-12-16 10:00:16 Labor and social law advice now in Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian and Arabic Vienna (OTS) – In the new year, the ÖGB is taking another important step in supporting employees with a migrant background. From January 2024, the native language advice offering will be expanded to five languages: In the future, advice will … Read more

Correction to OTS0126: Unsustainable conditions: No possibility for bus drivers to use a toilet.

2023-11-20 12:06:07 ÖGB Lower Austria Chairman Markus Wieser: “Tenders must not be designed on the backs of employees!” Tulln/St.Pölten (OTS) – ÖGB Lower Austria Regional Secretary Christian Biegler-Powolny today drew attention to the unsustainable conditions in local bus transport in the Tulln district. Biegler-Powolny came across the topic by chance at an ÖGB Lower Austria … Read more

ÖGB-Katzian: “Well positioned for future challenges with new federal management”

2023-11-15 12:10:31 Ingrid Reischl and Willi Mernyi confirmed in positions by the ÖGB Federal Executive Board, Thomas Hochmayr new Federal Managing Director for Finance, Human Resources and IT Vienna (OTS) – A few months after the ÖGB Federal Congress, further key personnel decisions were made in the ÖGB Federal Executive Board today with the appointment … Read more

ÖGB Schumann to Family Minister Raab: “A lot has been said, but very little said!”

2023-09-17 11:57:09 After the Raab interview in the ORF press hour: Overdue investment in elementary education – the federal government must finally follow up on announcements with action. Vienna (OTS) – “The financing is unclear and the expansion of elementary education is progressing far too slowly,” said ÖGB Vice President and Women’s Chairwoman Korinna Schumann, … Read more

ÖGB Schumann to Family Minister Raab: “Take parents’ needs and concerns seriously!”

2023-09-09 12:49:05 After the Raab interview in the Ö1-Mittagsjournal: Overdue investment in elementary education – the federal government must finally follow up on announcements with action. Vienna (OTS) – “The investment in child care of 4.5 billion euros recently highlighted by Susanne Raab is very pleasing, but in the end the money will also have … Read more

ÖGB ad BM Raab: Check own measures instead of demanding performance obligations and assuming unwillingness of job seekers

2023-08-24 12:20:47 Where the AMS organizes the German courses, they work well Vienna (OTS) – Instead of thinking aloud about the obligation to perform German courses for immigrants, “it would make more sense to first check the effectiveness of your own measures”, ÖGB labor market expert Sylvia Ledwinka reacts to Federal Minister Raab’s statements on … Read more

ÖGB-Pfister: “The next rent increases are a threat to the existence of the company. The federal government must finally take action!”

2023-08-01 07:48:31 Union federation is finally calling for real action. Price increases of almost 25 percent in a year and a half mean that millions of people face payment difficulties Vienna (OTS) – Hardly any other country in the euro zone has higher inflation than Austria – according to a flash estimate, it was seven … Read more