Austria -Disagreements over the way to tackle staffing shortages in care sector -June 13, 2012

Care sector trade union Vida has called for the improvement of pay and working conditions in the care sector to address the growing labour shortages. Vida’s call for more investment in the care sector comes as a response to a request of employers to ease immigration rules for nurses. Vida states the main problems are low wage, long hours and ever changing shift patterns.

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