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On-Call Work In Switzerland
Switzerland has no specific legislation on on-call work. The legal doctrine offers some definitions on the institute of on-call work and the Swiss jurisprudence has developed certain rules regarding compensation for on-call work.
Switzerland
16 Jan 2019
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Fair Wages – The Great Unspoken Issue
In Switzerland, it is still considered inappropriate to discuss wages.
Switzerland
9 Sep 2018
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Liability For False Work References -Think Twice Before Recommending A Work Colleague On LinkedIn
An employer in Switzerland is obliged to write his employee a reference in a manner that he can obtain a new work position.
Switzerland
8 May 2018
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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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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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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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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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