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Name: Federal Act on journalists (JournG, StGBl. 1920/88). Text No. 68.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Community, social and personal services workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1920-02-11
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1920-L-42835
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria, ISBN: 3-214-11148-5
Abstract/Citation: Contains general provisions with respect to the content of employment contracts for editors and journalists employed in a journalistic enterprise. Inter alia, entitles editors to 30 working days of paid leave. Advance notice for dismissals shall be three months. In the event of the takeover of the enterprise, the new employer shall decide within a month whether employment relationships with present employees will be kept. Should an employment contract be terminated by the new employer, severance pay shall be paid in accordance with the employee's time of service. Consolidated text.

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