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Original name: Arbeitszeitgesetz (AZG)
Name: Federal Act on the Organisation of Working Time (Working Time Act– AZG) (BGBl. 1969/461). Text 23.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1969-12-11
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1969-L-42248
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria
Legislation on-line in German Legislation on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF of Act as amended to 30/01/2012 PDF of Act as amended to 30/01/2012 (consulted on 2012-01-30)
Act on-line in English/German Act on-line in English/German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF Act as amended to 2009 (English/German) PDF Act as amended to 2009 (English/German) (consulted on 2018-05-16)
Abstract/Citation: Daily working hours are eight and weekly hours are forty, from the beginning to the end of each week without counting rest periods. Exceptions from this basic regulation can be allowed under the circumstances set out under sections 4 and 5 of this Act, for example in case of necessary emergency service and staggered hours of work. Working time can also be prolonged when there is a higher demand on work, but this prolongation is limited to the extent that every employee must work not more than five hours overtime a week and sixty hours during a year. Consolidated text.
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