Updated to include information on an extension to the duration of the residence permit quota for nationals of Bulgaria and Romania, and on a measure that provides priority for employment for Swiss residents.
Information on legal service providers for Switzerland employment law.
An employment law guide to employee rights in Switzerland, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental, paternity and adoption leave, carer's leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures and data protection.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Switzerland, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment and variation of contract.
An employment law guide to training and development in Switzerland, covering apprenticeships.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Switzerland, covering exemptions, sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in Switzerland, covering trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, informing and consulting employees, informing and consulting prior to redundancies, informing and consulting prior to transfers, and industrial action.
An employment law guide to health and safety in Switzerland, covering duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for injury or illness.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in Switzerland, covering notice periods, unlawful termination, dismissal at an "improper" time, summary termination for just cause, redundancy, severance payments, and compensation and damages.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Switzerland.