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Nachweisgesetz, NachwG (Documentations Act)

Nachweisgesetz, NachwG (Documentations Act)

Under the Documentations Act (Nachweisgesetz), an employer must provide a summary of what the employment relationship entails within the first month of an employee commencing employment. This should include details such as:

  • Employer and employee personal details
  • When the employment officially commenced
  • The job description with responsibilities, place of work, and hours
  • Salary or hourly rate
  • Which leave entitlement and notice period is applicable
  • Any reference to related collective agreements
  • If an employee is expected to undertake a probationary period before being offered a permanent role, this must be stated clearly within the summary as well.

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