Austria -Temporary work act to guarantee equal rights for temp workers -September 5, 2012

Social partners have come to an agreement over the amendment of the temporary work act to increase tempo workers’ rights. The amendments aim to improve temporary workers’ information about remuneration, safety measures and the duration of jobs. Additionally, the amended law increases legal certainty over pay and reduces the administrative burden on employers.

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