Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Austria (109,060) > Construction workers (444)

Original name: Bauarbeiter-Urlaubs- und Abfertigungsgesetz (BUAG)
Name: Federal Act concerning holiday and severance pay regulations for workers in the construction industry (Construction Workers’ Annual Leave and Severance Pay Act - BUAG), BGBl. 1972/414). Text No. 81.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Construction workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1972-10-25
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1972-L-42840
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria, ISBN: 3-214-11148-5
Act on-line in English/German Act on-line in English/German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF Act as amended to 2007 (English/German) PDF Act as amended to 2007 (English/German) (consulted on 2018-05-16)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for special holiday regulations in certain areas of the construction industry, enumerated in subsection 1(2). Employees are entitled to thirty days paid leave after they have worked at least 46 weeks. Should the employee become ill during paid leave, the days of illness shall not be counted as paid leave. Also provides for severance pay if an employment contract is cancelled by the employer and the employee has worked at least 6 months. Further claims to severance pay are specified in s. 13b. Consolidated text.
Amending text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer