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2016/16 ‘Too conspicuous’ hairstyle was no reason for dismissal during parental part-time (AT)

Keywords parental leave – dismissal protection
Authors Christina Hießl
Author's information

291163 Christina Hießl
Christina Hießl is invited professor at Yonsei University, Graduate School of Social Welfare, Seoul http://yonsei.ac.kr.
  • Abstract

      Austrian law permits the dismissal of an employee during parental leave only in cases where the employer cannot reasonably be expected to continue the contractual relationship. The colour of a hair ribbon does not justify the termination of a young father’s employment as a bus driver.

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