European Employment Law Update 2017

Employees posted to Austria entitled to comparable wages
The new Act against the Dumping of Wage and Social Services (Lohn-und Sozialdumping-Bekämpfungsgesetz, LSD-BG) replaces the old regulations contained in the Employment Law Harmonisation Act with effect as of 1 January 2017.

The LSD-BG aims to ensure complianc with minimum standards of employment for both domestic employment, cross-border employee leasing, and posting of employees. ‘Posting’ describes the situation where one or more workers, for a limited period, carry out their work in the territory of a state different than the one in which they normally work.

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