EFJ calls on Austrian government to protect public service media

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) sent a letter to Gernot Blümel, Austrian Minister for the European Union (EU), Art, Culture and Media on 7 June 2018 to urge him to support the Austrian public service media (ORF). The EFJ annual meeting, which took place yesterday in Lisbon with affiliates, journalists and trade unionists from around 40 countries, unanomously adopted the resolution “On the situation of Austrian public service media with letter to the Austrian governement” calling on the Austrian government to ensure the future of the public service media. We stand in solidarity with our Austrian affiliate the Union of…

Austria: Journalists’ union (GPA-djp) demands fair play from media employers

Vienna: After the first bargaining round for a collective agreement in the daily and weekly newspaper sector, its supplements and editorial digital services for employed journalists, technical workers and freelances, there has not been any consensus with the Austrian Publishers Association (VÖZ). The chairman of the GPA-djp Franz C. Bauer said: There is a shadow over the positive agreement we negotiated last year with the employers. We had agreed that for the next bargaining round we would focus on freelances – our demand for a adequate rise of the fee per line was however refused by the employers.“ The next…

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   Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Druck, Journalismus, Papier Address Alfred Dallinger Platz 1 1034 Wien Oesterreich President Franz C. Bauer Phone +43 050 301 21 480 Email service(at)gpa-djp(dot)at Contact person julia.scheibel(at)gpa-djp(dot)at Website www.gpa-djp.at       younion _ Die Daseinsgewerkschaft Address z.Hd.Herrn Thomas Kattnig Maria-Theresien-Strasse, 11 A-1090 Wien Oesterreich President Chairman: Ing. Christian Meidlinger General Secretary: Alexander Leitner Phone +431 31316 Email international(at)younion(dot)at Contact person Thomas Kattnig, member of the Federal Executive Board, thomas.kattnig(at)younion(dot)at Website www.younion.at