Armed with stop signs and banners, trade unionists, among others, gathered from 5 p.m. onwards in the BallhausPlatz, Votivepark and Maria-Theresien-Platz, accusing the government of inaction and appealing for a halt to inflation.
“Finally take measures to reduce inflation!” shouted something ogb– President Wolfgang Katzien on the stage at the BallhausPlatz. The appeals and whistle concerts were addressed to the Federal Chancellor, but above all to the elected officials, who gathered on Wednesday for the first regular National Council meeting after the summer recess. However, no gathering is allowed to be held right in front of Parliament during the session, which is why the rally moved to the restricted area. A call was made to close the chain at 6 pm. This happened everywhere, it was said at the BallhausPlatz.
He said a family with two children would have to spend about 1,234 euros more on food alone this year than a year earlier. ogb In advance of a broadcast. The cost of natural gas has nearly tripled from two years ago, the cost of district heating has nearly doubled, and firewood and heating oil have become nearly 50 percent more expensive. The union also criticized increased rental costs; According to Katzian, the recently introduced measures were “a titable rent cap at best”. He was confident that unions would achieve good increases in the autumn pay round.