Number of Austrians in short-time work schemes increases slightly – Reuters

VIENNA, July 14 (Reuters) – The number of people in Austria working in so-called Kurzarbeit layoff prevention schemes increased by more than 50,000 last week, the labour minister said on Tuesday, due to companies that submitted extension applications with retroactive effect. There were 454,171 people using the scheme, named for a German model, compared to…

Number of Austrians in short-time work schemes increases slightly – Reuters

VIENNA, July 14 (Reuters) – The number of people in Austria working in so-called Kurzarbeit layoff prevention schemes increased by more than 50,000 last week, the labour minister said on Tuesday, due to companies that submitted extension applications with retroactive effect. There were 454,171 people using the scheme, named for a German model, compared to more than 1.37 million at the height of the coronavirus crisis end May, Christine Aschbacher to
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