Employment relationships of the new postal service providers
The results presented in this report are not based on a comprehensive survey of employment circumstances with respect to the new postal service providers and can therefore only be fragmentary. Nevertheless, it is possible in our opinion to come to some significant conclusions. This includes first the structure of the market, which in reality consists of two submarkets - express services/parcel delivery and mail, advertising and newspaper/magazine delivery. Secondly, a large part of the delivery activities (drivers, mail carriers) are carried out by subcontractors and selfemployed persons. In two of four cases, driving activities in the express services/parcel delivery sector are exclusively carried out by subcontractors. The remaining two enterprises have at least outsourced part of these activities to subcontractors. Almost all carriers of mail, advertising material and newspapers/magazines are self-employed...
Art der Publikation:
Bettina Haidinger and Christoph Herman
commissioned by the Chamber of Labour Vienna