Legal bases & legislation
The loss of earnings compensation (EO) partially compensates for the loss of earnings arising from the performance of military, civil protection or alternative civilian service. The law governing this scheme has since been amended to include maternity insurance (maternity allowance); it entered into force on 1 July 2005.
The fund for loss of earned income (EO) for those serving in the army, or carrying out civilian service and protection service, provides compensation for loss of earnings to cover the period in which the person is carrying out such service.
The maternity insurance (maternity allowance) entered into force on 1 July 2005.
Am 1. Januar 2021 trat die Vorlage für einen bezahlten Vaterschaftsurlaub in Kraft. Damit können Väter innerhalb von sechs Monaten ab Geburt eines Kindes zwei Wochen bezahlten Urlaub beziehen.
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Last modification 08.12.2020