Austria - Regular lifting and working overtime suffice for heavy work pension - August 31, 2019

Heavy lifting and carrying, regular stooping and up to 61 hours overtime per month and still not regarded as hard work? The Pension Insurance Institution (PVA, Pensionsversicherungsanstalt) has rejected this. After taking over the right of representation by the Arbeiterkammer, it was possible for a former employee of a chemical merchandise trade company to obtain the hardship pension.

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For more information, please contact Paul de Beer or Oana Ciuca, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) p.t.debeer@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Mehmet Koksal mkoksal@etui.org.
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