Union attacks plan for increased pension age for health and social care workers

Austria Austria
The GÖD has criticised proposals to increase the retirement age in the health and social care sector. Johann Hable, chair of the health section, pointed out that workers in the sector face shift work, night work and unsocial hours and few even reach the current retirement age. Getting health workers to work longer would increase the risk of burn-out. Instead the union wants to see employers take initiatives to support older workers such as part-time work on full pay, paid rest time and fitness programmes.
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