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No Unfair Dismissal Of Airplane Pilot Who Reported Sick Whilst Travelling To Latin America For A Holiday
A pilot had cheated on his absence from the work place with a false medical certificate whilst he and his fiancé travelled to the baptism of a nephew to South America.
Switzerland
12 Dec 2017
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Taxi Drivers With Central Headquarters Are Considered Employees For Social Security Purposes
If independent taxi drivers are affiliated with a central headquarter, they are considered to be their employees, so the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a decision of November 9, 2017. This will make them much better protected in the future.
Switzerland
22 Nov 2017
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Swiss Federal Administrative Court Confirms Age Discrimination In Governmental Educational Programs
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.
Switzerland
4 Aug 2017
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Switzerland Tightens Rules On Intra-Group Staff Leasing Including Cross-Border Staff Transfers
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...
Switzerland
25 Jul 2017
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"John, We Need You In Frankfurt Instead Of Zürich For A Couple Of Months" - How Do Dislocation Clauses Work In Switzerland?
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.
Switzerland
17 Jul 2017
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Immediate Termination Notice In Lay-Offs With Cause: How Immediate Is Immediate?
The termination of an employee with cause and without observing a notice period notice must meet various conditions under Swiss employment laws.
Switzerland
17 Jul 2017
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In Switzerland, Medical Officers Remain Bound By Professional Confidentiality Rules
The employee was repeatedly attested by his or her personal doctor a complete incapacity for work.
Switzerland
23 May 2017
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Hospitals In Constant Violation Of Mandatory Labour Laws
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.
Switzerland
19 Apr 2017
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Switzerland Explores Extended Dismissal Protection Of Older Workers
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.
Switzerland
13 Apr 2017
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Garden Leave W/O Salary Payments Dismissed - No Need For Internal Disciplinary Proceedings Before A Termination With Cause
The following facts were presented to the highest court in Switzerland: a staff member of a foreign embassy in Geneva had approached two female passport seekers by calling them privately and outside of regular office hours and inviting them - amongst others - for dinner.
Switzerland
20 Mar 2017
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Testing The Waters For Journalists'​ Flexible Compensation: The More Clicks, The More Bonus
One of the leading media houses in Switzerland, the Tamedia Group, is testing since February of this year a new compensation model for part of its online journalists (about 30 for the time being).
Switzerland
8 Mar 2017
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Swiss Employers Obliged To Disclose Contracts On Pay And Work Conditions In Salary Dumping Procedures
The Supreme Court held that employers are obliged to disclose employment contracts and other relevant documents relating to pay and working conditions to the 26 so-called 'cantonal tripartite commissions'.
Switzerland
8 Mar 2017
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Uber Drivers Should Be Considered Entrepreneurs, Not Employees
If Swiss employment laws apply, the employee has a basic right to perform the agreed-upon work and the employer must accept such work and pay for it.
Switzerland
3 Feb 2017
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UBER-Drivers Are Entrepreneurs, Not Employees - A Liberal Pleading
The question whether an UBER driver is an entrepreneur or an employee affects a variety of legislative areas in Switzerland...
Switzerland
11 Jan 2017
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Trade Unions Sue FIFA In Zürich Over Bad Construction Workers' Treatment In World Cup Qatar 2022
These days, the Dutch trade union federation Nederlandse Vakbeweging has filed a lawsuit against FIFA before the Commercial Court in Zürich.
Switzerland
28 Dec 2016
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