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  1. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Federal Act on the harmonisation of national law concerning night work with EU law, EU-Night Work-Harmonisation Act, (Eu-Nachtarbeit-Anpassungsgesetz).

    Adoption: 2002-08-09 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-01 | AUT-2002-L-62808

    Act to harmonise national laws with EU law on night work. Repeals the Federal Act on Night Work for Women (BGBl. 1969, Act No. 237). Introduces a new chapter on night work in the Federal Act on Arrangement of Hours of Work (Arbeitszeitgesetz (AZG), BGBl. 1969, Act No. 461), the Federal Act on Bakery Workers (Bäckereiarbeiter/innengesetz BGBl. 1996, Act No. 410), and the Federal Act on Working Time in Hospital Complexes (Krankenanstalten-Arbeitszeitgesetz, BGBl.1997 I Act No. 8).

  2. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on arduous night-work and the Holidays Act (No. 181).

    Adoption: 1999-08-19 | AUT-1999-L-58150

    Amends the Act concerning arduous work at night with regard to the definition of a month of arduous night-work, and the Holidays Act with respect to supplementary leave in case of arduous night-work.

  3. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Amendment of the Act regarding womens' night work. Text 5.

    Adoption: 1998-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | AUT-1998-L-49077

    Allows deviation from the prohibition of womens' night work if stipulated by a collective agreement. Such deviations must take into account gender equality and provide for alternative arrangements in cases of ill health or family responsibilities.

  4. Austria - Night work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the federal minister for labor and social questions regarding burdens within the meaning of section VII, para. 2, notes 2, 5 and 8 of the Act on Arduous Night Work.

    Adoption: 1993-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-22 | AUT-1993-R-34606

    Ordinance providing examples, lists and thresholds for the work loads specified in the Act on arduous night work. The basis for the measuring of the environment at the work place is given in a schedule (OENORM A 8070).

  5. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Night-Shift Arduous Work Act, the Federal Act providing for the unification of leave entitlement and the introduction of health care allowances, the Hours of Work Act and the Works Constitution Act and providing for the protection of the health of medical personnel.

    Adoption: 1992-08-04 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | AUT-1992-L-31695

    Protective measures for workers performing arduous night work. Art.1 amends the Night-Shift Arduous Work Act, Art.2 and Art.12a provide for supplementary leave; Art. 3, for break; Art.4, for severance pay; Art.6 amends the Works Constitution Act and Art.7 to 12 deal with measures for health care and paid special leave.

  6. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 28 June 1990 amending the Night Shift Workers Employment on Arduous Work Act.

    Adoption: 1990-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-22663

    Amendments concerning the age for drawing a special retirement pension.

  7. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Ordinance of 13 July 1987 of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs amending the Ordinance on the arrangements in firms for implementing the Workers' Protection Act [LS 1972 - Aus. 1]. Text No. 399.

    Adoption: 1987-07-13 | AUT-1987-L-3728

    Amends s. 9(10) of the Ordinance (BGBl. No. 2/1984) with regard to minimum requirements for the availability of a doctor for workers on the night shift.

  8. Austria - Night work - 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.

  9. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Order respecting the concentrations of noxious substances which may be inhaled under the terms of clause 8 of subsection 2 of section VII of the Act respecting workers employed on night shifts on arduous work. Text No. 356.

    Adoption: 1981-07-29 | AUT-1981-L-10850

  10. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Federal Act concerning arduous labour at night (BGBl. 1981/354). [Text No. 52f]. (Nachtschwerarbeitsgesetz (NSchG))

    Adoption: 1981 | AUT-1981-L-42825

    Provides for special protection with respect to health provisions for workers doing heavy work at night. Working conditions which are regarded as heavy work are enumerated under section VII, subsection 2 of this Act.

  11. Austria - Night work - Law, Act

    Federal Act regarding women's night work (Nachtarbeit der Frauen, BGBl. 1969/253). Text 38.

    Adoption: 1969-06-25 | AUT-1969-L-42255

    Female employees must not work during the night which is defined as from 20 to 6 o'clock. Exempted from this basic regulation are such branches as those dealing with perishable goods and employees working in social and religious areas. In addition to this basic provision section 4 of this Act enumerates further exceptions. Consolidated text. Original Act in: LS 1969-Aus. 3.


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