No progress after fourth round of pay negotiations

Austria
The GDG and GÖD public sector unions have rejected the employers’ latest offer of a 0.5% pay increase. The unions have written a joint letter to the chancellor (prime minister) vice-chancellor arguing that they should immediately get involved in the negotiations as the current negotiators do not have a full mandate. At the moment the employers are even refusing to offer a rise in line with inflation (0.9%). [Read more at > GDG (DE)->http://www.gdg.at/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=C01/Page/Index&n=C01_0.b.a&cid=1256844887523] [And at > GÖD (DE)->http://www.goed.at/files/877/Information-4.Gehaltsrunde-hp.pdf]

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