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2019/12 Dismissal on grounds of sickness – Discrimination on grounds of disability? (AT)

Keywords Disability discrimination
Authors Peter C. Schöffmann
Author's information

348632 Peter C. Schöffmann
Peter C. Schöffmann is a teaching and research associate at the Institute for Austrian and European Labour Law and Social Security Law at Vienna University of Economics and Business, www.wu.ac.at/en/ars.
  • Abstract

      Austrian courts have to deal with an increasing number of cases concerning dismissal on grounds of (alleged) discrimination. The particular challenge is to a draw a conclusive distinction between the concepts of disability and sickness.

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