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Original name: Angestelltengesetz (AngG)
Name: Federal Act concerning the employment contracts (BGBl. 1921/292). Text No. 65.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Labour contracts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1921-05-11
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1921-L-42832
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria, ISBN: 3-214-11148-5
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Abstract/Citation: Provides regulations concerning employment contracts of employees who are clerks or working in an enterprise where trade law is applicable. Enumerates required contents of an employment contract (s. 6). In the event that employer and employee do not agree on the employee's wages, the employer must pay the usual local amount that is paid for the kind of work in question. Also sets forth duties of employees, and stipulates that the employee must not compete with the employer (s. 7). Ill employees or employees who are unable to work due to an occupational accident or illness are entitled to 100 per cent of their wages for a period of 6 or 8 weeks, respectively. In addition, sets forth regulations governing dismissals. Consolidated text.
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