General information on equal treatment in the working world


These rules apply to all EU citizens in Austria.

Nobody should be discriminated against on the basis of:

  • gender,
  • age,
  • ethnicity,
  • religion or ideology or
  • sexual orientation

in association with an employment relationship and in the wider working world.

There are a number of rules in this respect on employment relationships in the private sector and for public service working and training relationships.

Further links

Equal treatment and freedom of movement (→ Your Europe) German text

Legal basisLegal basis

Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 22 May 2023
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  • Federal Chancellery