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Original name: 2. Dienstrechts-Novelle
Name: Second amendment of the employment law 2018 (BGBl I 102/2018)
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Conditions of work
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-12-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich Teil I, 2018-12-22, no 102
ISN: AUT-2018-L-109160
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=109160&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich Teil I, 2018-12-22, no 102
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2019-12-04)
Abstract/Citation: The Act contains numerous amendments to the employment laws:
-salary increase in 2019
-corridor pensions available for female employees, in such case the maternity leave and period spent on child care are also computed toward pension. However two conditions are to be met: 62 years of age at the time of application for corridor pension and 40 years of employment (child care periods added)
- telework
-transfer of accumulated working hours (flextime credit), time span extended to up to one year
-recommended reintegration part-time work for female employees returning to work after longer absence (six weeks or longer)
-maternity leave to betaken up to the age of 64 year
-accounting methods for care leave (flexible approach to half day and hourly work).
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