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  1. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend: Federal Disability Act and Federal Social Services Act (BGBl. I Nr. 66/2014) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2014-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-11 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-10 | AUT-2014-L-98822

    Article 1. Amendment to the Federal Disability Act new section Va Assistance dogs, therapy dogs
    Article 2. Amendment to the Federal Social Services Act
    § 2a. Contact database.

  2. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend The Equal Treatment Act, Federal Act on the Equal Treatment Commission and the Ombudsman, Federal Act on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities and Federal Disability Discrimination Act (BGBI. 7/2011). - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-01 | AUT-2011-L-90241

    Article 1.
    Amendments to the Equal Treatment Act.
    Minor amendments in wording and numeration, also new sections introduced:
    § 10 Penalties
    § 11a Income Report
    § 24 Penalties
    Part III. Equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnicity in
    other areas
    Section 1
    § 30. Scope of legislation
    § 31. Equal treatment
    § 32. Definition
    § 33. Exemptions
    § 34. Positive undertakings
    § 35. Harassment and sexual harassment
    § 36. Bid non-discriminatory measures in housing
    § 37. Penalties
    § 38. Legal consequences of the breach of the equal treatment principle
    § 39. Prohibition of discrimination
    § 40. Promotion
    Section 2 Principles for the regulation of equal treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in other areas
    § 40a. Scope
    § 40b. Equal treatment, definitions, legal consequences
    § 40c. Commitment to the creation or designation of an independent body.

    Article 2.
    Amendsthe Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act regarding compliance with equal treatment principle and advocating for it, senate hearing in this matter. In particular § 6. concerning lawyer for equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnic affiliation in other areas.

    Article 3.
    Amendments to the Employment of Disabled Persons Act (BEinstG) in §7 in particular changing the amount 720€ for 1000€.

    Article 4.
    Amends the Federal Law on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities: changes in wording and amount 720euro changed for 1000euro.

  3. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Social Services Act (BSRG) (BGBl. I Nr. 150/2002). (Bundessozialämterreformgesetz - BSRG)

    Adoption: 2002-08-23 | AUT-2002-L-67217

    Provides for establishment of Federal Office for Social Issues and Disabled Persons. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to a number of Acts.

  4. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act amending the Federal Disability Act, the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act, and the Finance Act 2001 (No. 60 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-06-26 | AUT-2001-L-60463

    Makes provision for elaboration of a regular report by the Ministry of Social Security on the situation of disabled persons in Austria. Also regulates payments in support of persons receiving accident insurance benefits.

  5. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act amending provisions discriminating against persons with disablities in a number of Acts.

    Adoption: 1999-08-17 | AUT-1999-L-59119

    Amends a number of acts so as to rescind provisions discriminating against disabled persons.

  6. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act and the Financing of Workshops for Persons with Disabilities. No. 17

    Adoption: 1999-01-19 | AUT-1999-L-51627

    Amends provisions of the Act concerning the hiring of disabled persons (22/1970). Inter alia, allows the Labour Ministry to set the ratio of disabled persons to be hired at 1 out of 40 employees for certain economic sectors (as opposed to the 1 out of 25 ratio set forth by the Act of 1970). The amendments also concern the determination of disability by competent authorities and valid reasons for discontinuing an employment relationship with a disabled person.

  7. Austria - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs on the determination of the compensation tax and the incentive according to the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act for the year 1995.

    Adoption: 1995-02-28 | AUT-1995-R-41063

    Sets the compensation tax for the employment of a disabled person at 1920 Schillings and the incentive premium for employing a disabled person beyond the required number at 960 Schillings.

  8. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act regarding the Federal Offices for Social Affairs and Matters relating to Disabled Persons (Bundessozialämtergesetz, (BSÄG), BGBl. 1994/314). [Text 46e].

    Adoption: 1994 | AUT-1994-L-49052

  9. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 June 1990 amending the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 and the Special Assistance Act.

    Adoption: 1990-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-22661

  10. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 17 May 1990 concerning advice, support and special assistance for persons with disabilities (Federal Disability Act - BBG)(BGBl. I Nr. 283/1990). (Bundesgesetz vom 17. Mai 1990 über die Beratung, Betreuung und besondere Hilfe für behinderte Menschen (Bundesbehindertengesetz - BBG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1990-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-91401

    Section I. Coordination of activities for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
    Section II. Federal Disability advisor
    Section III. Information, advice and support
    Section IV. Special assistance for persons with disabilities
    Section V. Discounts for motor vehicles purchase
    Section VI. Disability badge
    Section VII. Fare discounts
    Section VIII. Organizational and related provisions

  11. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act 1969. Text No. 721.

    Adoption: 1988-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | AUT-1988-L-7243

    The amendments set forth a new definition of "disabled", eliminating the distinction between war-disabled and civilian-disabled. As amended, the Act places funding for sheltered workshops on a firmer footing and provides transport subsidies for disabled persons. Sec. 15 prescribes the duties of the Labour Offices in regard to placement of the disabled.

  12. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale modifiant la loi fédérale portant création du fonds national d'aide spéciale aux handicapés. Texte No. 214.

    Adoption: 1984-04-10 | AUT-1984-L-469

  13. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act 1969 [Text 22 of 1970]. Text No. 360.

    Adoption: 1982-06-30 | AUT-1982-L-10427

    Numerous amendments.

  14. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to set up a national fund for the provision of special assistance to disabled persons. Text No. 259.

    Adoption: 1981-05-07 | AUT-1981-L-11120

    Fund to provide benefits in connection with special measures for the medical, vocational and social rehabilitation of disabled persons.

  15. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act [Text No. 22 of 1970]. Text 96.

    Adoption: 1975-01-23 | AUT-1975-L-14595

    Amends ss. 1,4 to 10,15,16,22 and 25.

  16. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act. Text No. 329.

    Adoption: 1973-06-20 | AUT-1973-L-15513

    Numerous amendments.

  17. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act (BEinstG) (BGBl. No. 22/1970). (Behinderteneinstellungsgesetz) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 1969-12-11 | AUT-1969-L-42258

    Obligates employers employing more than 25 employees in their business to hire disabled persons (1 disabled person per 25 employees). The scope of application covers, according to the definition under section 2 of this Act, those persons who suffer a disability degree of 50 per cent. Employers also must take into consideration the specific requirements with respect to a disabled employee's workplace and other working conditions, so that it takes appropriate action to promote disabled employees. There is also a special kind of protection against dismissals. If there is no particular period of notice, the usual period is 4 weeks, but before every dismissal the employer must consult the works committee, the committee of disabled persons and the department of the Land dealing with disabled persons where the enterprise takes its seat. Otherwise the dismissal is void. On the other hand, employment contracts during a probationary period can be terminated by both employer and employee without notice. Consolidated text.


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