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Original name: Mindesturlaubsgesetz für Arbeitnehmer (Bundesurlaubsgesetz -BUrlG)
Name: Federal Act on holidays.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-12-27
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1993-L-42191
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Text No. 134, 1994-12-31, H.C. Nipperdey, C.H. Beck Verlag, Germany, Munich
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-06-10)
Abstract/Citation: Gives each employee the right to take paid holidays. Also provides for both the minimum amount of holidays an employee must receive during one year and a prohibition against employees working during this paid time for another employer.

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