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Name: Federal Act to standardize the legislation concerning holidays and the introduction of paid leave to look after persons in need of care (UrlG, BGBl. 1976/390). Text No. 52b.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1976-07-07
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1976-L-42820
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, 1995-10, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria, ISBN: 3-214-11148-5
Abstract/Citation: Gives each employee the right to take paid holidays. The amount of time corresponds to the number of years the employee has worked for the employer. Also sets out employee's right to take extra paid leave in the event that the employee must look after persons in need of care living with him or her in the same household, or if the employee must care for the children due to the absence of the regular caretaker. This right is limited up to a period of one week (subsection 16(1)), but may be extended under conditions enumerated in subsection 16(2). Consolidated text.
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