Figures and facts
BUAK handles leave payments for some 9,000 companies and depending on season, provides coverage of payments to some 80,000 - 130,000 employees monthly.
BUAK covers severance payments in some 5,500 cases every year.
Bad weather payments
Some 600,000 applications for the refunding of paid bad weather payments are received and processed annually, and the corresponding employers are appropriately reimbursed.
Winter leave payments
BUAK covers winter leave payments to some 121,000 employees yearly. The companies for which we provide cover receive repayments for nearly 77,000 employees. BUAK also provides cover for the alternative entitlement to winter leave payment guaranteed under Austrian law and provides for payment of this to some 44,000 employees.
Pay-outs made to employees in 2006 - 2008 (figures are in million Euros):
|Leave payments and other gratuities|
|Winter leave pay||9,2||15,7||21,7|
|Bad weather pay||27,2||32,2||30,5|
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