Employment issues in the pharmaceutical sector in Austria
Lead NCPAustria
Supporting NCP(s)None Selected
DescriptionSpecific instance notified by the Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten Druck-Journalismus-Papier regarding the activities of Novartis in Austria.
Theme(s)Employment and industrial relations
Date5 Feb 2008
Host country(ies)Austria
SourceTrade Union
Industry sectorManufacturing

Read the public statement issued by the Austrian NCP concluding the specific instance - 17 July 2009 | Deutsch

In February 2008 the Austrian NCP received a request for review by the trade union Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten Druck-Journalismus-Papier (Union of Private Employees – Print, Journalism and Paper, GDA-DJP) concerning alleged breaches the employment and industrial relations provisions of the OECD Guidelines in connection with the closure of Novartis' research centre in Vienna.

Consensus was reached by the parties involved as detailed in the NCP's public statement.