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Andreas Jöst

Senior Lawyer for employment law

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English

Field of activity

Andreas Jöst is a senior lawyer in the field of employment law. One of his specialties is working time law. In addition, Andreas Jöst has broad experience with social partnership negotiations in the area of works agreements and collective agreements as well as the establishment of new employment law structures and remuneration models. A further core area is the structuring of company restructuring (spin-offs). Dr Jöst has already written his doctoral thesis on this topic and has since accompanied numerous restructuring and operational change processes.

Previous professional experience / training

Before joining CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, Andreas Jöst worked as an assistant at the Institute for Employment Law at the University of Vienna and in a large energy and infrastructure group for over 10 years. Most recently, he headed the HR Strategy and Group Employment Law Department. He therefore optimally combines his employment law know-how with operational practice and is very familiar with questions from outsourced companies and energy utilities.  

Publications and lectures

Andreas Jöst lectures at various meetings and conferences and has authored numerous publications. Among other things, he has written the chapters on working time in the Zeller Handbuch Arbeitsvertragsklauseln and co-authored the practical handbook Gleitzeit.

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  • 2003 Completion of doctoral studies in law (University of Vienna)
  • 1998 Completion of diploma studies in law (University of Vienna)
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  • Praxishandbuch Gleitzeit (Manual on the practice of flexitime, Facultas 2014, 2nd edition, German publication): co-author
  • Das Arbeitsrecht System und Praxiskommentar (Labour law – system and commentary on its practice, Lexis Nexis, current edition, German publication): author of the chapter on the transfer of enterprises
  • Zeller Handbuch Arbeitsvertrags-Klauseln (Zeller manual on employment-contract provisions, Manz 2010, German Publication): author of the chapters on agreements on normal working hours, flexitime agreements, lump-sum overtime pay and all-inclusive employment contracts
  • Der Betriebsübergang. Europarechtliche Vorgaben und deren Umsetzung in Österreich (Transfer of enterprises. European legislation and its implementation in Austria. Braumüller 2004, German publication)
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