The importance of temporary layoffs in Austria – an update

As an update of previous analyses, the importance of temporarily laying off and subsequently rehiring employees ("temporary layoffs") in Austria is being investigated based on linked employer-employee data. In the comparison of the Länder, it is shown how the proportion of recalls in the period between 1990 and 2017 developed among new hirings, which companies often use this personnel policy strategy and which employees are disproportionately affected.