Switzerland

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  • Switzerland: Recruitment and selection

    Type:
    International

    Updated to include additional information on the recruitment of foreign nationals.

  • Switzerland: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International

    Updated to reflect current rates for mandatory pension contributions, income tax and social security.

  • Switzerland: Employee rights

    Type:
    International

    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.

  • Switzerland: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International

    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.

  • Switzerland: Training and development

    Type:
    International

    An employment law guide to training and development in Switzerland, covering apprenticeships.

  • Switzerland: Equal opportunities

    Type:
    International

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Switzerland, covering exemptions, sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Switzerland: Industrial relations

    Type:
    International

    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.

  • Switzerland: Health and safety

    Type:
    International

    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.

  • Switzerland: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International

    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.

  • Switzerland: Useful resources - online employment law information

    Type:
    International

    Useful online resources on employment law in Switzerland.

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HR practices and employment law in Switzerland.