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Austria Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Austria public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of February 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Austria public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Austria public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Feb
  • 28
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  • Austria Backtracks On Good Friday Public Holiday

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - The Government of Austria has backtracked on its plans to implement a half-day public holiday on Good Friday, beginning in 2019.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Austria Adds Good Friday Public Holiday

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - Following the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice, the Government of Austria has announced that, beginning in 2019, Good Friday would be a general public holiday in Austria, but only from 2pm onward.
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2016

  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Austria Could Add New Public Holiday

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - The Court of Appeals for the Vienna Circuit has ruled that a provision in the "Act on Rest Periods", the law regulating public holidays in Austria, violates EU law in the manner in which it treats entitlement to the Good Friday holiday in Austria, paving the road for Good Friday to become an annual non-working public holiday for everyone in Austria.
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Austrian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - Austria's Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äusseres - BMEIA) has released the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Austria for the calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Austrian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - Austria's Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äusseres - BMEIA) has released the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Austria for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Austrian 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) - Austria's Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs ("Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äusseres" - BMEIA) has released the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Austria for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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See also: Austria bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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