A reliable and regularly updated suite of employment law guides for HR professionals with responsibilities for staff in countries outside the US.

This tool will ensure you:

  • Understand employee rights in key areas including minimum wage rates, maternity leave and compensation on termination.
  • Recognize the role of collective rights and bargaining in the relevant country.

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The Guide for Global Employers provides an overview of the main issues facing employers with staff in more than one country, while the individual country guides provide employment law guidance at national level.

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  • Austria: Contracts of employment

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Austria, including types of contract, written statements of terms of employment, variation of contract and probationary periods.

  • Austria: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Austria, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, holiday and holiday pay, parental rights, part-time and fixed-term work, transfers of undertakings and data protection.

  • Austria: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Austria, including harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, active measures and remedies and penalties.

  • Austria: Health and safety

    An employment law guide to health and safety in Austria, including duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for occupational injury and illness.

  • Austria: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Austria, including trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, works councils, works agreements and European Works Councils, informing and consulting, and board-level employee representation.

  • Austria: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Austria, including equal pay, deductions from wages, pensions, minimum pay rates, and income tax and social security.

  • Austria: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Austria, including advertising vacancies, selecting employees, job offers, and employing young people and children, foreign nationals and people with disabilities.

  • Austria: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Austria, including notice periods, special dismissal protection, redundancy, termination procedures, severance payments and certificates of employment.

  • Austria: Training and development

    An employment law guide to training and development in Austria, including repayment of training costs and apprenticeships.

  • Austria: Useful online resources on employment law

    Useful online resources on employment law in Austria.

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