Austria - Social plan negotiations with no end - May 31, 2016

The workers at the logistic centre of retailer Pfeiffer in Vienna are still waiting for the finalisation of a social plan. An arbitration procedure started after the first negotiations in December 2015 failed. Services trade union Vida is very critical about the company’s approach and says the company is not taking its social responsibility. Pfeiffer has proposed to settle the dismissal of 209 workers through individual assistance in the search for a new job, instead of a collective social plan.

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