Austria -Services unions want six weeks holidays -November 05, 2014

Services union GPA-djp has called for an extension of the right to six weeks’ holidays to more workers in the sector. The union said that in female dominated sectors in particular, workers need longer holidays to balance work and family life, recuperate and to remain motivated.

Services union GPA-djp has called for an extension of the right to six weeks’ holidays to more workers in the sector. The union said that in female dominated sectors in particular, workers need longer holidays to balance work and family life, recuperate and to remain motivated. The right to six weeks’ holidays already exists, but it is limited to private sector workers with 25 years’ service and public sector workers aged 43 and over.

English: http://epsu.org/a/10913

German: http://www.gpa-djp.at/cms ...  


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