Austria: parental leave now includes two months reserved for each parent

Legislative changes have been made to parental leave to encourage a more equitable division of family duties between men and women. The new text also introduces extended care-giving leave.

Through Nathalie Tran. Published on 17 October 2023 Ă  16h31 - Update on 17 October 2023 Ă  17h25

On 20 September, the National Council (National Assembly) adopted a law amending parental leave, part-time parental leave and care leave in order to bring Austrian legislation into line with the European directive on work-life balance for parents and carers.…

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