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  1. Austria - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Labour, Social and Consumer Protection on the early release of expectant mothers (Maternity Protection Ordinance – MSchV) (BGBl II 310/2017) (310. Verordnung des Bundesministers für Arbeit, Soziales und Konsumentenschutz über die vorzeitige Freistellung werdender Mütter (Mutterschutzverordnung – MSchV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-11-10 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | AUT-2017-R-106389

    § 1. General provisions
    § 2. Medical indications
    § 3. Authorization to issue specialist exemption certificates
    § 4. Issuance, form and content of the exemption certificate
    § 5. Transitional provision
    § 6. Final provision

  2. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend: Worker Protection Act; Labour Inspection Act 1993; Working Time Act; Rest Periods Act; Maternity Protection Act 1979; General Social Security Act; Public Servants' Sickness and Accident Insurance Act; and Employment Protection Act 1991 (Employee Protection Deregulation Act) (BGBl I 126/2017) (ArbeitnehmerInnenschutz-Deregulierungsgeset ) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | AUT-2017-L-106384

    Article 1. Amendment to the Worker Protection Act: new sections: § 30. Protection of non smokers
    § 52a. Electronic transmission of results including assessment
    § 56. Authorized doctors
    Article 2. Amendment to the Labour Inspection Act 1993 duties related to employees protection
    Article 3. Amendment to the Working Time Act: changes in numbering
    Article 4. Amendment to the Rest Periods Act changes in numbering
    Article 5. Amendment to the Maternity Protection Act 1979: extended period of not performing work for mothers to be depending on medical condition
    Article 6. Amendment to the General Social Security Act: regarding maternity pay
    Article 7. Amendment to the Public Servants' Sickness and Accident Insurance Act: period of not performing work for mothers to be depending on medical condition
    Article 8. Amendment to the Employment Protection Act 1991: military service

  3. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend: Corporate Staff and Self-Employment Provision Act and Agricultural Employment Act (BGBl I 36/2017) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | AUT-2017-L-106374

    Article 1. Amendment to the Corporate Staff and Self-Employment Provision Act: provisions regarding childcare allowance
    Article 2. Amendment to the Agricultural Employment Act: provisions regarding childcare allowance.

  4. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend Maternity Protection Act and Paternity Leave Act (BGBl. I Nr. 149/2015) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | AUT-2015-L-101916

    Article 1. Amendment to the Maternity Protection Act changes in relation to maternity period and notification
    Acticle 2. Amendment to the Paternity leave Act method of notification and period of parental leave.

  5. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Worker Protection Act and the Maternity Protection Act (BGBl. I Nr. 60/2015) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-01 | AUT-2015-L-101858

    Article 1. Amendment to the Worker Protection Act to account for Explosion Hazardous Substances and its definition and detailed classification
    Article 2. Amendment to the Maternity Protection Act: to account for biological hazardous substances.

  6. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act amending the Maternity Protection Act, the Parental Leave Act, the Parent Benefit Act, the Unemployment Insurance Act, and the Parental Leave Act (No. 153).

    Adoption: 1999-08-17 | AUT-1999-L-58149

    Deals with parental leave, partition of parental leave between mother and father, postponment of parental leave, parental leave in case father is unable to take care of child, family benefit, right to information, part-time work, and several related matters.

  7. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Amendment of the Maternity Protection Act 1979 and the Parental Leave Act. No. 70.

    Adoption: 1998-05-15 | AUT-1998-L-50165

    Allows employees who are on maternity or parental leave to engage in minimal remunerative work.

  8. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Land Workers Act 1984.

    Adoption: 1993-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-07 | AUT-1993-L-36492

    Amends the provisions concerning part time work and temporary employment (especially with regard to maternity protection).

  9. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 5 July 1990 amending the Act on the Employment of Foreigners, the Maternity Protection Act 1979, the Parents' Unpaid Leave Act and the Agricultural Labour Act 1984.

    Adoption: 1990-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 1990-08-01 | AUT-1990-L-22664

    Numerous provisions governing the employment of foreigners.

  10. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 June 1990 amending the Parental Leave Act, the Maternity Protection Act 1979, the Agricultural Labour Act 1984, the Employees Act, the Agricultural Employees Act, the Holidays Act, the Construction Workers' Holidays and Termination of Employment Act, the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977, the Labour and Social Courts Act, the Collective Labour Relations Act, the General Social Insurance Act, the Families Equalization of Burdens Act 1967, the Enterprise Assistance Act, the Unpaid Leave Allowances Act, the Civil Service Act 1979, the Salaries Act 1956, the Pension Act 1965, the Contract Public Employees Act 1948, the Federal Forestry Service Act 1986, the Agricultural and Forestry Workers Service Act, the Labour Market Promotion Act and the Federal Act (BGBl No. 300/1990) amending the Continuation of Wage Payment Act, as well as making provision for a re-employment subsidy (Unpaid Leave Complementary Act).

    Adoption: 1990-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-22657

  11. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 June 1989 amending the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 and the General Social Insurance Act (as amended to 1989). Text No. 364.

    Adoption: 1989-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-01 | AUT-1989-L-8152

    Under amended s.10(1) of the Unemployment Insurance Act, an unemployed person who refuses employment or training is deprived of unemployment benefits for at least four weeks after the refusal (or six or eight weeks in the case of a second and third refusal during a one-year period). The amendments also revise the prerequisites for initial entitlement to benefits (s.14), the maximum number of weeks of benefits (s.18) and the reckoning of time spent on involuntarily reduced hours, maternity leave or training (s.21). The amendment Act sets forth new benefit tables and amends provisions concerning benefits available under other social insurance schemes and the treatment of spouse's earnings. New provisions specify rights of unemployed persons who have contributed to schemes in countries covered by a bilateral agreement with Austria on unemployment insurance.

  12. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale du 1er octobre 1986 modifiant la loi [du 14 déc. 1973 : SL 1973 - Aut. 2] sur les relations collectives de travail; la loi de 1979 [du 17 avril 1979 : SL 1979 - Aut. 2] sur la protection de la maternité; la loi de 1956 sur la sécurité de l'emploi [BGBl. No. 154/1956]; la loi de 1960 sur le travail à domicile [BGBl. No. 105/1961]; la loi de 1962 sur les aides de ménage et les employés de maison [BGBl. No. 235/1962]; la loi introductive des lois sur les procédures administratives [BGBl. No. 172/1950] et la loi de 1969 [SL 1969 - Aut. 1] sur l'apprentissage. Loi d'adaptation concernant la juridiction du travail et la juridiction sociale. Texte No. 563.

    Adoption: 1986-10-01 | AUT-1986-L-2790

  13. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Maternity Protection Act 1979 [LS 1979 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 213.

    Adoption: 1984-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1984-07-01 | AUT-1984-L-468

    Amends ss. 6 and 7.

  14. Austria - Maternity protection - 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.

  15. Austria - Maternity protection - 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.

  16. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Maternity Protection Act 1979 [consolidated]. (Mutterschutzgesetz, BGBl. 1979/221). Text No. 37. - Act on-line in English/German

    Adoption: 1979 | AUT-1979-L-42254

    Sets out general provisions to protect pregnant women against health hazards that arise in the workplace. During the period of eight weeks before and after the birth women must not work. Also stipulates that pregnant women must not perform physical heavy work. Furthermore there are prohibitions with respect to several circumstances: pregnant women must not work at night which means from 8PM to 6AM, and they must not work on Sundays, statutory holidays and overtime. Dismissal during the pregnancy and until four month after the birth is void. Women on their part must immediately indicate their pregnancy to the employer, which is obligated to announce the pregnancy to the labour inspectorate, which is the body that ensures that all legal standards on maternity protection are respected. This Act is applicable to all employees, including those working in the home industry sector. Updated regularly.

  17. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Maternity Protection Act [No. 76 of 1957: LS 1957-Aus. 1A.]. Text No. 342...1960-Aus. 4A.]. Text No. 342.

    Adoption: 1978-06-30 | AUT-1978-L-13060

    Numerous amendments.

  18. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Maternity Protection Act [LS 1957 - Aus. 1 A...1960 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 459.

    Adoption: 1974-07-12 | AUT-1974-L-14759

    Amends ss. 1,14 and 40 and inserts a new clause (f) in s. 17.

  19. Austria - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Maternity Protection Act [LS 1957 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 178.

    Adoption: 1974-03-06 | AUT-1974-L-14745

    Numerous amendments.


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