Organisation of BUAK
BUAK is a public corporation with equal representation of the workers’ (Arbeiterkammer) [Austrian Chamber of Labour] and the employer’s (Wirtschaftskammer) [Austrian Federal Economic Chamber] interests on the management board.
The Committee, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Committee are the administrative bodies of BUAK. An Advisory body exists for each Federal state.
The members of the administrative bodies are appointed for a 5-year term.
The two directors of BUAK are appointed after the proposal by the Executive Board and hearing by the Supervisory Committee.
Mag. Rainer Grießl (workers’ representative)
Mag. Bernd Stolzenburg (employers’ representative)
The Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Soziales und Konsumentenschutz (BMASK) [Federal Ministry of Labour,Social Affairs and Consumer Protection] is the supervisory authority.
Section VII and Section VI of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection are, in particular, responsible for matters relating to the Act on Construction Workers' Annual Leave and Severance Pay (BUAG) and the Construction Workers’ Bad Weather Compensation Act (BSchEG) respectively.