Sunday, July 10, 2016

Austria Could Add New Public Holiday

Sources: Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äusseres (BMEIA) and Austrian bank holidays and public holidays ( The Court of Appeals for the Vienna Circuit has ruled that a provision in the "Act on Rest Periods", the law regulating public holidays in Austria, violates EU law in the manner in which it treats entitlement to the Good Friday holiday in Austria, paving the road for Good Friday to become an annual non-working public holiday for everyone in Austria. [full story]