Tagged: social democrats

Gewerkschaftsdemo am Schwarzenbergplatz

Mit einer Demonstration in Wien will die Gewerkschaft ein öffentliches Signal für „faire Lohnerhöhungen“ für Arbeitnehmer auch in wirtschaftlich schwierigen Zeiten setzen. Angesichts stockender Verhandlungen über die Kollektivverträge von knapp 400.000 Beschäftigten haben fünf Fachgewerkschaften für Mittwochnachmittag zu einem Protestzug aufgerufen. Unter dem Motto „Wir verzichten...

Michi Häupl bioline

Михаил Хойпль – австрийский политик от социал-демократической партии. Начиная с 1994 года является бургомистром Вены. Будучи школьником, Михаил, также как и его младший брат, являлся членом национал-освободительного юношеского движения (Pennalen Burschenschaft) В Кремсе. После окончания гимназии, он изучал биологию и зоологию в Венском университете. Хойпль стал...

Glance of Alfred Gusenbauer

It was election campaign event in Vienna Stadthalle, which attracted thousands of people who expressed their support for social democrats prime candidate Werner Faymann. I talked to a few ordinary persons who enjoyed themselves in buffet of concert hall during the speech of Werner Faymann looking...

Sweat and Tears

  Alfred Gusenbauer, the tenth chancellor in the history of the Second Austrian Republic, will be remembered for his short time in that position. Gusenbauer has been Chancellor for 545 days. With an early general election likely to be held by the end of September, he...

Austria news: games at higher level

In politics one holds no promises “The head of Styrian government Voves can not be surpassed in incredibility”, told OeVP family speaker Ridi Steibl commenting SPOe-forcingup of prices in Steiermark. On the 1st of July the electricity prices will be raised by 15 percent. OeVP-family speaker...

Meaningful background

Minister Doris Bures and Werner Faymann (SPOe) with Westbahnhof under reconstruction in background. I must confess I had sent emails to representatives of all Austrian political parties offering my services as photographer, and Franz Voves – governor of Styria (SPOe) was the only one who replied....