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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.
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The Swiss Federal State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has specified the conditions for the assignment of employees between group companies in a published internal directive dated 20 June 2017.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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The termination of an employee with cause and without observing a notice period notice must meet various conditions under Swiss employment laws.
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The employee was repeatedly attested by his or her personal doctor a complete incapacity for work.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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'.
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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.
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The question whether an UBER driver is an entrepreneur or an employee affects a variety of legislative areas in Switzerland...
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These days, the Dutch trade union federation Nederlandse Vakbeweging has filed a lawsuit against FIFA before the Commercial Court in Zürich.
Bar & Karrer
In den vergangenen Monaten zeichnet sich u. a. aufgrund der wirtschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen, welche zu stark reduzierten Einnahmen auf der Anlageseite der Vorsorgeeinrichtungen führen...
Bar & Karrer
Swiss occupational benefit plans – a pillar of the Swiss social security system – are increasingly outsourcing portfolio management responsibilities to investment professionals, including "foreign" managers.
Bar & Karrer
For managers active in the international arena, a change of employer typically leads to a change of domicile and/or place of work and thus encompasses a change of the social security and pension affiliation.
Bar & Karrer
C'est surtout dans le contexte international que le passage d'un employeur à l'autre entraîne un changement de régime de sécurité sociale et de prévoyance-retraite.
Bar & Karrer
Vermehrt betrachten international tätige Manager bei der Aushandlung ihrer Anstellungsbedingungen die über die Vorsorgeeinrichtung des künftigen Arbeitgebers angebotene Vorsorgelösung als Teil ihrer Gesamtkompensation.
Froriep
Kleine und grössere Geschenke erhalten die Freundschaft und stärken bei Geschäftsbeziehungen die Zusammenarbeit.
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Bar & Karrer
The new rules allow, under specific circumstances, to deviate from the general obligations of detailed working time recording.
Bar & Karrer
The Swiss Federal State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has specified the conditions for the assignment of employees between group companies in a published internal directive dated 20 June 2017.
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Rihm Attorneys
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...
Rihm Attorneys
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'.
Froriep
Under what conditions is the transfer of personal data by the local subsidiary to the parent company located in a country outside the European Economic Area lawful under national law?
Rihm Attorneys
The question whether an UBER driver is an entrepreneur or an employee affects a variety of legislative areas in Switzerland...
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Rihm Attorneys
The termination of an employee with cause and without observing a notice period notice must meet various conditions under Swiss employment laws.
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Rihm Attorneys
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.
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