GÖRG Employment Tracker, 08/2022


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With our Employment Tracker we regularly look into the "future of labour law" for you! At the beginning of each month we present the most important decisions expected for the month from the Federal Labour Court (BAG) and the European Court of Justice (ECJ) as well as other courts. We report on the results in the issue of the following month. In addition, we point out upcoming milestones in legislative initiatives by politicians, so that you know today what you can expect tomorrow.

This time in focus:

Recent decisions

  • Hardship allowance for wearing a medical face mask - Collective agreement for cleaning services
  • Termination of a midwife for leaving the Catholic Church before the employment relationship was established
  • Equal treatment in the case of night work bonuses under collective bargaining agreements Preliminary ruling of the Federal Labour Court

Upcoming decisions

  • Default of acceptance compensation: default of acceptance by the employer after the employee's return to travel and submission of a current negative Corona test
  • Crediting of periods of ordered quarantine against approved annual leave
  • Consideration of restricted stock units in the amount of a waiting allowance

Legislative initiatives, important notifications & applications

  • Act on Increasing the Protection Provided by the Statutory Minimum Wage and on Changes in the Area of Marginal Employment
  • Draft Law on the Implementation of the Provisions of the Reorganization Directive on Employee Participation in Cross-Border Reorganizations, Mergers and Divisions

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