Employment law court cases

Important employment law court cases from Switzerland in “easy to read” format.

Switzerland :: Unlawful termination of employee based on WhatsApp messages criticising their employer

SWITZERLANDCourt: Zurich Upper CourtSubject: Unlawful termination of employee based on WhatsApp messages criticising their employerSubstance: The Court upheld a lower Court’s decision that the company had violated the employee’s right to privacy by taking screenshots of their WhatsApp chats …

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Switzerland :: The first Swiss court decision classifying an Uber driver as an employee

SWITZERLANDCourt: Lausanne Employment Tribunal (Tribunal de prud’hommes de Lausanne)Date issued: 2nd May 2019Subject: The first Swiss court decision classifying an Uber driver as an employeeSubstance: The Tribunal had jurisdiction to hear the case, as the claimant (driver) was an employee, not a contractor …

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