Fisher Phillips (JD Supra Austria)
Basics of Employment Law in Austria: Part III
This article is the third in a series which provides an overview of the basics of employment law in Austria and will focus on the legal requirements applicable to employee termination procedures. I. Termination of Employment Contracts - Employment contracts in Austria may be terminated under the following circumstances: The fixed-term of employment as set forth in the contract for employment has...
Employment Law in Austria: Part II
Maternity Leave Protection In accordance with the Maternity Protection Act of 1979 (“Maternity Protection Act”), pregnant women are prohibited from working during the last eight (8) weeks immediately prior to the presumed date of delivery and the eight (8) week period must be calculated based upon a medical certificate provided by the employee’s treating physician.
Basics of Employment Law in Austria: Part I
Austria, located in the heart of Central Europe, with a population of approximately 8.4 million people, is considered by many to be the ideal place for international employers to do business. It is one of the wealthiest, most politically stable and business friendly countries in Europe with booming markets and transparent laws.