FIVE-DAY WEEK

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AUSTRIA
FIVE-DAY WEEK
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With the exception of the retail sector, the hotel and catering industry and the medical and health care sector, the normal working week in Austria extends from Monday to Friday. In 1997, 20% of employees regularly worked on Saturdays and 10% on Sundays, and a further 22% and 12% respectively did so occasionally. See also working hours/working time.))


Please note: the European industrial relations glossaries were compiled between 1991 and 2003 and are not updated. For current material see the European industrial relations dictionary.