Resourcing

Recruitment, training, employment contracts, post-termination non-compete clauses, varying a contract of employment.

Switzerland :: Young workers

Persons under the age of 15 may not be employed, except for in sporting, advertising artistic or cultural performances …

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Switzerland :: Temporary workers

Although temporary work agencies are legal, there is a general shortage of manpower for such jobs, especially because most larger Swiss employers now offer ‘flexi-time’ for their permanent jobs …

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Switzerland :: Recruitment

NB: Employers may not now advertise any job positions where the unemployment rate exceeds 8% (5% from 2020) until they have notified the position to the regional unemployment office (RAV) …

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Switzerland :: Part-time contracts

Part-time regulation provisions are found under Article 319 et seq …

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Switzerland :: Non-compete clauses

Every employee has an inherent duty to ‘care and loyalty’ in respect to their employer …

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Switzerland :: Independent contractors

Independent contractors should not be subject to a relationship of subordination and must operate with the freedom to decide on the time, place and organisation of their work …

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Switzerland :: Fixed-term contracts

All contracts will be considered to be for an indefinite period, unless they are explicitly concluded for a fixed term …

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Switzerland :: Employment contracts

Under Swiss law, an employment contract may only be authorised by a director, or an officer carrying delegated powers from the board …

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Switzerland :: Posting of workers

Switzerland has brought its laws generally into line with the EU posting of workers directive …

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