Austria - The welfare state in the 21st century - August 31, 2016

The Chamber of Labour published a brochure about the threats and challenges of todays’ welfare state. In different sections, a broad range of social provisions that guarantee a decent (working) life is sketched out. Included are data on income inequality, education and training, health care and living and working conditions. At the end, an overview is given of the strength and weaknesses of the actual welfare state.    

The brochure (in German): … 

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