6 July 2022

Landmark Court Decisions in Employment Law

In the sixth episode of our podcast, Ralf Peschek and Anna Schwamberger give an overview of landmark Supreme Court cases of the last 18 months. They have selected 14 precedent-setting decisions by the Austrian Supreme Court, the Higher Regional Court of Vienna and the ECJ that consider unusual circumstances and will be relevant for employers’ […]...

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27 June 2022

Draft Austrian Whistleblower Protection Bill: first questions

In this episode Magdalena Ziembicka and Anna Schwamberger discuss the recently published Austrian Whistleblower Protection Bill draft and address questions surrounding it. For queries regarding this episode and our Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht podcast, please contact Episode Summary The Whistleblower Protection Bill, published by the Austrian parliament on 03 June 2022 implements the EU Whistleblower […]...

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6 April 2022

Working remotely across borders

In the fourth episode of our Arbeitsrecht podcast in German, Isabel Firneis and Anna Schwamberger pick up the topic of home office, which already received some discussion in the second episode. This time, they focus on the legal consequences in scenarios where employees perform their work from different Member States (e.g. partially in Austria and […]...

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31 March 2022

Unfolding the back-to-office trend and remaining attractive to employees

In this episode in our podcast series dedicated to new ways of working, Hristina Dzhevlekova from Bulgaria and Andreea Stan from Romania will look at how the previous trend towards flexi work has developed in the “post-Covid environment” and is now turning into a back-to-the-office trend. Stay tuned to find out more about the challenges […]...

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17 March 2022

Digital proceedings in international arbitration – Lessons learned and future impacts for state courts

The pandemic and climate change have increased the need for digital tools/communication in legal proceedings, both in arbitration and in litigation. Due to the often international nature of arbitration proceedings in particular, the practice has become a pioneer in the use of digital tools. To discuss these topics as well their impacts on state courts, […]...

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9 March 2022

7 urban myths of employment law

In dieser Folge unseres Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht-Podcasts nehmen Ralf Peschek und Isabel Firneis sieben Mythen aus der Arbeitswelt unter die Lupe: von Fragen im Vorstellungsgespräch über private E-Mails am Arbeitsplatz bis hin zur Kündigung des Arbeitsverhältnisses. Bei Fragen zu dieser Folge und unserem “Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht” Podcast wenden Sie sich bitte an In this […]...

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16 February 2022

The first anniversary of home office law in Austria

In the second episode of our Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht podcast, our experts Isabel Firneis and Julia Marboe discuss the topic of home office in Austria. It has been one year since the introduction of the legislative package on home office, and with that view our lawyers consider topics such as common practical issues, including the […]...

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16 February 2022

Zum ersten Jahrestag des Homeoffice-Gesetzes

In der zweiten Folge unseres Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht-Podcasts sprechen unsere Expertinnen Isabel Firneis und Julia Marboe über das Thema Homeoffice. Anlässlich des bevorstehenden 1. Jahrestages des Home Office Gesetzespaketes ziehen sie Bilanz und erörtern häufige Praxisprobleme wie etwa die Bereitstellung von digitalen Arbeitsmitteln, Kostenersatz und Beendigungsmöglichkeiten der Homeoffice Vereinbarung. Bei Fragen zu dieser Folge und […]...

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3 February 2022

Is competition law getting greener? Horizontal cooperation and sustainability objectives

Our newest podcast focuses on the relationship between competition law and sustainability, and more specifically the question if competition law is about to become green. This interesting discussion is hosted by Wolf Theiss lawyer and member of our Vienna competition team Martin Gassler, who is joined by competition law experts Viktoria Robertson and Simon Holmes. […]...

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27 January 2022

Impfpflicht und betriebliche COVID Sicherheitsmaßnahmen

In der ersten Folge unseres Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht-Podcasts diskutieren die Arbeitsrechtsexperten Ralf Peschek und Matthias Unterrieder über die Auswirkungen der Impfpflicht auf das Arbeitsverhältnis. Sie beleuchten Fragen über die Einführung einer betrieblichen Impflicht, inklusive gesetzliche und betriebliche Grundlagen, bis hin zu Auswirkungen einer betrieblichen Impflicht auf das einzelne Arbeitsverhältnis, sowie Fragen des Datenschutzes. Nach einer […]...

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19 January 2022

Mandatory vaccination and COVID safety measures in the workplace

In the first episode of our Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht podcast in German, employment law experts Ralf Peschek and Matthias Unterrieder discuss the impact of mandatory vaccination on the employment relationship in Austria. They shed light on issues ranging from the introduction of mandatory vaccination in the workplace, including legal and operational issues, to the effects […]...

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25 November 2021

Flexible Working Practices: Navigating the New Norm

In this new episode of Wolf Theiss Soundshot, lawyers Anna Rizova from our Sofia office and Adelina Iftime Blagean from our office in Bucharest discuss new standards of work – particularly around flexible working practices. They explore current trends among employees and employers, how this is impacting organisations, and the challenges and opportunities these topics […]...

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