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By Thomas Rihm
A general age restriction for candidates applying to an educational leadership program for music teachers offered by the Swiss Federal Government violates the constitutional principle of non-discrimination.
By Thomas Rihm
SECO has issued in June 2017 a guideline focusing on intragroup staff transfers which could in many cases require in the future a governmental authorization based on proven professional qualification and the provision of financial security...
By Thomas Rihm
Swiss company A concluded in December 2008 a loan agreement with Swiss company B over CHF 200'000. Company B used the first CHF 100'000 for a loan to be granted unsecured to Swiss company C so that Company C was able to pay its debts...
By Thomas Rihm
An employment agreement must define the main working conditions, amongst others the employee's job portfolio, his or her salary including any other financial incentives, the working hours, the treatment of overtime work, holidays etc.
By Thomas Rihm
The termination of an employee with cause and without observing a notice period notice must meet various conditions under Swiss employment laws.
By Thomas Rihm
The Swiss Supreme Court dismissed on June 29, 2017, a complaint by Michel Platini against a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.
By Thomas Rihm
A high ranking bank manager of a Geneva bank had been dismissed in November 2015 under a six month garden leave following an internal money-laundering investigation against the bank manager and his team.
By Thomas Rihm
In January 2015, the Swiss Federal Communications Office (Bakom) invited for a public tender offer for the analysis of Swiss National Television's online offer.
By Thomas Rihm
A company under the law of the Principality of Liechtenstein entered in 1996 into a development and construction contract on a hotel and casino project in the West Bank.
By Thomas Rihm
The Syrian Central Bank's complaint against its inclusion into Switzerland's sanction list relating to Syrian organizations and individuals is not admissible.
By Thomas Rihm
The employee was repeatedly attested by his or her personal doctor a complete incapacity for work.
By Thomas Rihm
Flexible management compensation remains a bone of contention in Switzerland. However, a verdict on salary systems is clear – aligning the interests of the managers with those of the shareholders through performance-related remuneration is often not met.
By Thomas Rihm
In many Swiss hospitals, mandatory labour laws are a 'dead letter': 52% of doctors do not adhere to the maximum weekly working time of 50 hours, which has been in force since 2005.
By Thomas Rihm
Already today the generation of workers older than 50 years is the largest group on the labor market in Switzerland - and it continues to grow.
By Thomas Rihm
The highest court in Switzerland now confirmed this latter view in a decision published last week.
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