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Name: Federal Act amending the Act Regulating the Employment of Foreigners and the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 (BGBI 25/2011).
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-03-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-04-28, vol. 25, pp. 1-12
ISN: AUT-2011-L-90239
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2011-04-28, vol. 25, pp. 1-12
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-06-27)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1.
Amends the Act Regulating the Employment of Foreigners with respect to foreigners access to the Austrian labour market. the following sections have been amended or introduced:
4 conditions to be met by employer when engaging foreigner worker
5 (new section) Fixed term foreign workers
11 amendments dealing with security certificate
Introduces new Section IIa concerning admission criteria for key employers. This section consists of following subsections:
- Particular higher qualification
- Skilled workers in sectors where this is a labour shortage
- Other key staff and graduates
- EU Blue Card
- Admission procedures
- Professionals Regulation
Introduces new Section IIb concerning federal maximum number
28c new punishable offences
29a Liability of the principal
30b Exclusion and repayment of public subsidies.

Article 2.
Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977, 22 Al. 1 dealing with unemployment by making changes to the wording.
Amended text(s):

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