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  1. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act on granting a bonus for fathers during the family leave (Family Leave Bonus Act) (BGBl I 53/2016). (Bundesgesetz über die Gewährung eines Bonus für Väter während der Familienzeit (Familienzeitbonusgesetz – FamZeitbG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2016-07-08 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | AUT-2016-L-104197

    - Benefit
    - Eligibility
    - Amount, duration and application
    - Responsibility and health insurance
    - Enforcement and decision
    - Type of payout
    - Reclaim
    - Applicable provisions
    - Data collection and transmission
    - References
    - Execution
    - Entry into force

  2. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act to combat wage dumping and social dumping (BGBl I 44/2016). (Lohn- und Sozialdumping-Bekämpfungsgesetz (LSD-BG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2016-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | AUT-2016-L-104196

    PART 1. General provisions

    PART 2. Labour legal claims and measures for their protection:
    Section 1 Labour legal claims
    Section 2 Liability rules
    Section 3 Authorities
    Section 4 Formal obligations for cross-border employment
    Section 5 Penal provisions, prohibition of service, and evidence of administrative procedures

    PART 3. Enforcement of measures to protect labor rights by cross-border employment:
    Section 1 General provisions
    Section 2 Service of foreign employer in Austria
    Section 3 Obtaining the notification and enforcement of decisions taken by domestic authorities in another Member State of the EU or EEA:
    Subsection 1 General provisions
    Subsection 2 Obtaining the notification of the decisions of domestic authorities in another Member State of the EU or EEA
    Subsection 3 Obtaining the enforcement of the decisions of domestic authorities in another Member State of the EU or EEA
    Section 4 Obtaining and enforcement of a decision by authority of another EU or EEA Member State in Austria
    Subsection 1 General provisions
    Subsection 2 Delivery of judicial and administrative decisions of another EU or EEA Member State in Austria
    Subsection 3 Enforcement of administrative decisions of another EU or EEA Member State in Austria
    Subsection 4 Enforcement of judicial decisions of another EU or EEA Member State or EEA State in Austria

    PART 4. Final provisions

  3. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend Family charges Equalisation Act 1967. - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 2013-09-01 | AUT-2013-L-95993

    Elevation of monthly family allowance depending on the number of children in a family.

  4. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Act on providing care for casualties in the fight for a democratic Austria and victims of political persecution (Opferfüsorgegesetz (OFG). - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2012-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-01 | AUT-2012-L-93621

    Amendments relating to the Pensions Commission, its members nominated by Federal Ministry of Labour, Social and Consumer Protection, also some amendments pertaining to victims ID card.

  5. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Equal Treatment Act (BGBI. 6/2011). - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-01 | AUT-2011-L-90247

    Consists of minor amendments in wording i. e. where the word "women" is written, this is to be replaced by "person". It also adds a new section §6a concerning Federal income reporting.

  6. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Equal Treatment Act (BGBl. I Nr. 97/2008). (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetz geändert wird) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2008-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-09-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2009-09-01 | AUT-2008-L-87682

    Amendments to the following sections:
    § 8. Sexual harassment definition Gender-based harassment, harassment definition
    § 10 Gender neutral naming
    § 16b,18c,19a. Multiple Discrimination concerning reporting and tackling
    § 45a. Transitional provision for the representation of women on committees.

  7. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Equal Treatment Act and the Federal Act on Equal Treatment Commission and the Ombudsman (BGBl. I Nr. 98/2008). (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Gleichbehandlungsgesetz und das Bundesgesetz über die Gleichbehandlungskommission und die Gleichbehandlungsanwaltschaft geändert werden) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2008-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-08-01 | AUT-2008-L-87686

    Article 1 Amendment to the Equal Treatment Act
    Part I. Equal Treatment of women and men in the work life
    Part II. Equal treatment in employment irrespective of ethnicity, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation (Anti Discrimination)
    Part III. Equal treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in other areas (Anti-Racism)
    Part IIIa. Equal Treatment of women and men in access to and supply of goods and services
    Part IV. Principles of the equal treatment regulation regarding agriculture and forestry employment
    Part V. Final provisions.
    Article 2 Amendment to the Federal Act on Equal Treatment Commission and the Ombudsman
    In §§ 1; 2; 3 expression Federal Ministry for Health and Women is being changed to Federal Chancellor
    §6 Title: Attorney / lawyer for the equal treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in
    other sectors and for the equal treatment of women and men in access to goods and services.

  8. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Law on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities (BGBl. I Nr. 82/2005). (Bundes-Behindertengleichstellungsgesetzes) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2005-08-10 | AUT-2005-L-91145

    Article 1 - Federal Law on Equality of Persons with Disabilities (Federal Disability Discrimination Act - BGStG) Summary:

    Section 1. Protection from Discrimination
    § 1 Aim of law
    § 2 Scope
    § 3 Disability
    § 4 Prohibition of discrimination
    § 5 Discrimination
    § 6 Disproportionate burdens
    § 7 Positive actions
    § 8 Role of the federal institutions
    § 9 Legal consequences of breaching the prohibition of discrimination
    Section 2. Procedure
    § 10 Assertion of claims
    § 11 Competence in multiple discrimination
    § 12 Burden of proof
    § 13 Class action
    Section 3. Arbitration
    § 14 Reconciliation undertakings
    § 15 Mediation
    § 16 Costs of arbitration
    Section 4. Final Provisions
    § 17 Waiver of fees
    § 18 References to other federal laws
    § 19 Entry into force and transitional provisions.
    Article 2 - Amendments to the Employment of Disabled Persons Act (BEinstG)
    Article 3 - Amendments to the Federal Disability Act (Bundesbehindertengesetzes)
    Article 4 - Amendments to the Federal Social Services Law
    Article 5 - Amendments to the Equal Treatment Act(Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes)
    Article 6 - Amendments to the Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act
    Article 7 - Amendments to the Federal Equal Treatment Act (Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes)

  9. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Plan of the Ministry of Economics and Labour to promote women (Regulation No. 269 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-30 | AUT-2004-R-68779

    Pursues the following objectives: to raise the number of women in all sectors of economic activity to 40%; to ensure equal treatment of women; gender mainstreaming; to raise awareness of women's issues; to improve compatibility between family responsibilities and professional interests; to promote information exchange and communication among women; to better involve women in decision-making processes; to better take into account women's interests in personnel planning; and to improve transparancy with respect to equal treatment. Provides for a number of measures to implement these objectives.

  10. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Equal Treatment Act (BGBl. I Nr. 65/2004). (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetz geändert wird)

    Adoption: 2004-06 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | AUT-2004-L-67859

  11. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act concerning legal trainees (No. 109) (Rechtspraktikantengesetz).

    Adoption: 2000-10-25 | AUT-2000-L-59556

    Makes provision for prohibition of sex discrimination against legal trainees.

  12. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act amending the Labour Constitution Act [Arbeitsverfassungsgesetz]. No. 69.

    Adoption: 1998-05-15 | AUT-1998-L-50153

    Requires enterprise owners to consult with works councils on matters regarding the promotion of women in employment.

  13. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Equality of Treatment Act. No. 44.

    Adoption: 1998-02-27 | AUT-1998-L-51185

    Amends provisions of the Equality of Treatment Act (BGBl. 108/1979) regarding the Equality of Treatment Commission at the Office of the Federal Chancellor. Available in English.

  14. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on the training of women in the armed forces [GAFB, Text 30].

    Adoption: 1998-01-14 | AUT-1998-L-49076

    Provides for the voluntary military training of women in the Austrian armed forces for 12 months. The woman recruit may terminate her training on one month's notice, and she is subject to maternity protection provisions of the Maternity Protection Act [MSchG]. Makes numerous consequential amendments.

  15. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Minister of Science, Research and Art concerning measures for the advancement of women in the area of competency of the Ministry of Science, Research and Art (Plan for the Advancement of Women in the area of competency of the Ministry of Science, Research and Art).

    Adoption: 1995-03-31 | AUT-1995-R-41067

    Seeks to raise the number of women employees in the areas of science, research and art to 40 percent, especially as professors in scientific or artistic institutions of higher learning. Declares that women are to be preferred over equally-qualified candidiates for positions in which women are underrepresented, and bans the request for gender-specific information in the hiring process. Also declares, inter alia, that women-studies topics are to be academically recognized, and that efforts should be made to ensure child-care facilities for women employees. An appendix provides an analysis of gender distribution in the fields of science, research and art.

  16. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs made under the Social Insurance Act ascertaining the factor for revaluation and adjustment of the children supplement for the year 1995. Text No. 1024.

    Adoption: 1994-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | AUT-1994-R-41105

    Sets out different factors to calculate the children's supplement under section 108c and 108i of the Act concerning Social Insurance.

  17. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Equal Treatment Act (B-GBG), (BGBl. 1993/100). (Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetz) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 1993 | AUT-1993-L-42823

    Prohibits sex discrimination in the public service. Sections 3 through 9 define specific acts of discrimination. Sets forth punishment for violation of the Act, including the employer's liability for damages. Also establishes institutions dealing with the promotion of women and equal rights on every level.

  18. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 June 1990 amending the Families' Equalization of Burdens Act.

    Adoption: 1990-06-27 | AUT-1990-L-22658

    Amendment concerns children of applicants for asylum.

  19. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 13 December 1988 amending the Act of 1967 on family charges equalisation. Text No. 733.

    Adoption: 1988-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | AUT-1988-L-7346

    Amends the Act on family charges equalisation (LS 1967-Aus. 2) in regard to deduction of employer contributions and income tax aspects.

  20. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 25 November 1987 amending the federal Act on granting working assistance benefits (weekly payments) to mothers who are self-employed in the liberal professions, agriculture and forestry (2nd amendment to that Act). Text No. 613.

    Adoption: 1987-11-25 | AUT-1987-L-4482

    Amends ss. 1(2), 5(2) and 6(4) of the Act (BGBl. 359/1982, as amended) in conjunction with changes made in the Farmers' Social Security Act.

  21. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 24 November 1987 amending the Act of 1967 on family subsidies and the Act of 1987 on the federal budget. Text No. 604.

    Adoption: 1987-11-24 | AUT-1987-L-4590

    Amends the Act on family subsidies (LS 1967 - Aus. 2) in particular by adding a new Division IIa (Family subsidies in case of severe hardship; ss. 38a-39c). Extends coverage from students under age 25 to those under age 27.

  22. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Federal Government of 25 August 1987 amending the Order of 16 January 1968 (BGBl. Nr. 35) on the leadership of organisations of federal employees. Text No. 441.

    Adoption: 1987-08-25 | AUT-1987-R-4585

    Amends the 1968 Order (as amended in BGBl. 526/1975) to introduce sex-neutral language and to provide for abstention in voting, inter alia.

  23. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 March 1987 amending the Act of 1967 concerning family charges equalisation. Text No. 132.

    Adoption: 1987-03-27 | AUT-1987-L-3319

    Amends s. 39(5)(a) of the Act concerning family charges equalisation (LS 1967 - Aus. 2) in regard to the sources of finance for the Family Allowances Equalisation Fund.

  24. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Law amended Federal Act regarding women's night work (Text No. 209).

    Adoption: 1986-03-20 | AUT-1986-L-2253

    Les modifications étendent les domaines d'activités auxquels les restrictions sur le travail de nuit des femmes ne sont pas applicables (art. 2(1), (3), (4); et 4(3), 4a, 4b). Les dérogations nouvellement introduites ou formulées englobent les travailleuses de l'industrie hôtelière, selon les termes de l'art. 189 de GewO 1973; certaines travailleuses des hôpitaux, des foyers de convalescents et des institutions d'assistance et de bien-être administrées par le gouvernement fédéral ou ceux des provinces; les enseignantes, éducatrices et conseillères dans l'exercice de certaines activités; les opératrices du téléphone de centres d'urgence, stations de taxi et opérations de vigilance; les interprètes de congrès et de réunions similaires; les guides de tourisme employées par des agences de voyage; les femmes remplissant des fonctions paroissiales ou religieuses, ou des services sociaux au sein d'une église ou d'une association religieuse légalement reconnue; les services sociaux de clubs, fondations, fonds ou partis politiques (sous certaines restrictions, dont une consultation avec le représentant de la salariée), et les travailleuses soumises à la loi (No. 280/1980) sur les droits des salariés agricoles et forestiers, ou à la loi fédérale (No. 146/1948) sur le travail des enfants et des adolescents (SL 1982 - Aut. 1 (codification)). Les modifications stipulent aussi que les femmes peuvent être employées jusqu'à minuit (au lieu de 23 heures) dans les établissements qui pratiquent un système d'équipes tournantes (art. 4(1)). Des limites de temps sont fixées à l'égard des changements qui peuvent être accordés en vertu de la loi (art. 8(2) et (3)). Les modifications prévoient des sanctions pécuniaires en cas d'infraction (art. 9(1)), et elles désignent les autorités chargées de l'exécution de la loi (art. 12(2)). Les modifications sont entrées en vigueur le 1er juin 1986.

  25. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale modifiant la loi de 1967 [SL 1967 - Aut. 2] sur la compensation des charges de famille. Texte No. 588.

    Adoption: 1983-11-29 | AUT-1983-L-60

    Diverses modifications.

  26. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act respecting the grant of assistance in connection with the undertaking (or maternity benefit) to mothers who are self-employed in small-scale industry, agriculture or forestry. Text No. 359.

    Adoption: 1982-06-30 | AUT-1982-L-10426

    Provision of replacements for such mothers during their maternity leave.

  27. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [LS 1967-Aus.2]. Text No. 296c.

    Adoption: 1981-05-19 | AUT-1981-L-11124

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  28. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A Federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [Text 376 of 1967: LS 1967-Aus.2]. Text No. 269.

    Adoption: 1980-06-03 | AUT-1980-L-11477

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  29. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act (GBK/GAW-Gesetz) (BGBl. Nr. 108/1979). (Bundesgesetzes über die Gleichbehandlungskommission und die Gleichbehandlungsanwaltschaft) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 1979-02-23 | AUT-1979-L-12420

    Federal Act respecting equality of treatment as between women and men in the fixing of remuneration.

  30. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act [LS 1967-Aus.2]. Text No. 711.

    Adoption: 1976-12-13 | AUT-1976-L-13833

    Amends ss. 5,8,30c and 39a.

  31. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry for Social Administration regarding employment prohibitions and restrictions for female employees. BGBl. 696. Text 22b.

    Adoption: 1976-11-29 | AUT-1976-R-42246

    Work connected with risks for health and life as well as work that overtaxes female physical strength are normally forbidden and only allowed if carried out for a short period. The scope of this Ordinance includes enterprises whose employees are protected under the Act concerning labour protection.

  32. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Act dated 7th July 1976 on the legal status of ethnic groups in Austria (Ethnic Groups Act). (Bundesgesetz vom 7. Juli 1976 über die Rechtsstellung von Volksgruppen in Österreich (Volksgruppengesetz)) - Law in English and German

    Adoption: 1976-07-07 | AUT-1976-L-84893

  33. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [LS 1967-Aus.2]. Text No. 290.

    Adoption: 1976-06-09 | AUT-1976-L-13819

    Numerous amendments.

  34. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [LS 1967 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 418.

    Adoption: 1974-07-12 | AUT-1974-L-14757

    Numerous amendments.

  35. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act [of 24 Oct. 1967: LS 1967 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 29.

    Adoption: 1973-12-14 | AUT-1973-L-15522

    Amends Div. II (ss. 32 to 38).

  36. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act [of 24 Oct. 1967: LS 1967 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 385.

    Adoption: 1973-07-11 | AUT-1973-L-15515

    Amends ss. 4 to 6, 13, 16, 17, 39, 41 and 43.

  37. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Federal Constitutional Act on abolishment of all forms of racial discrimination. (BVG über die Beseitigung rassischer Diskriminierung (StF: BGBl.Nr. 390/1973).) - Law in English and German

    Adoption: 1973 | AUT-1973-L-84895

    (1) Any form of racial discrimination - also to the extent not already in contradiction with Article 7 of the Federal Constitutional Act as amended 1929 and Article 14 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Liberties, Federal Law Gazette No. 210/1958 - is forbidden. Legislation and execution shall refrain from any discrimination for the sole reason of race, colour of skin, descent or national or ethnic origin.

  38. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act [of 24 Oct. 1967: LS 1967 - Aus.2]. Text No. 23.

    Adoption: 1972-12-16 | AUT-1972-L-16326

    Amends ss. 2 (6), 8 (2) and (3), 10, 12 (4) and 14 (2) and adds a new s. 8 (4) to (7).

  39. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act. Text No. 284.

    Adoption: 1972-07-09 | AUT-1972-L-16322

    Amends ss. 1, 2, 32 and 51 and Part Ia and adds a new Part Ib (free school books).

  40. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Councils of Young Employees' Delegates Act. Text No. 287.

    Adoption: 1972-07-09 | AUT-1972-L-16323

    Federal Act respecting the bodies representing young employees in establishment.

  41. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A Federal Act to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [LS 1967 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 116.

    Adoption: 1971-03-17 | AUT-1971-L-17114

    Amends ss. 1 to 3, 5, 24, 26 (family allowances), 39, 41 (finance) and 51 (administration) and adds a new Div. Ia (school transportation allowance).

  42. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    A federal Act further to amend the Family Charges Equalisation Act 1967 [of 24 Oct. 1967/3]. Text No. 194.

    Adoption: 1969-05-21 | AUT-1969-L-17980

    Replaces s. 4: family allowances under a foreign scheme.

  43. Austria - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Family charges Equalisation Act 1967. Text No. 376. (Familienlastenausgleichsgesetz (FamLAG)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1967-10-24 | AUT-1967-L-18884

    A federal Act to provide for the equalisation of family charges through the grant of allowances. Consolidated version available in Dittrich/Tades, Arbeitsrecht, Text No. 57.


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