Austria - Liberal support for retirement at 67 - September 30, 2019

The Osterreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund (Austrian Federation of Labour Unions) asked the political parties a simple question: ‘Do you support a rise of pension age to 67?’ Only one party turned out to be in favour of such a rise of the legal pension age. This liberal party (NEOS) was in favour of a rise that follows the development of life expectancy. The socialists and the greens want to improve working conditions in order that employees don’t have to stop working at an earlier age.

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