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Online recruitment: dos and don'ts for employers

Switzerland - November 21 2018 As most new job applications are compiled, sent and processed electronically, employers must bear in mind that any personal data collected should be

Uber drivers should be considered entrepreneurs, not employees

Switzerland, USA - January 11 2017 Uber is considered by many to be a globally operating transport company with 10,000 employees in approximately 60 countries

Employers obliged to disclose contracts relating to pay and working conditions

Switzerland - March 8 2017 In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court held that employers are obliged to disclose employment contracts and other relevant documents

Parliamentary initiative launched to provide flexibility for remote home workers

Switzerland - December 14 2016 Following a report issued by the federal government stating that there is no need for legislative action for remote home workers, National Councillor

Testing the waters for journalists'? flexible compensation: more clicks, bigger bonus

Switzerland - March 15 2017 A leading media house in Switzerland, the Tamedia Group, has been testing a new compensation model for online journalists

Online recruitment: dos and don'ts for employers

Switzerland - November 21 2018 As most new job applications are compiled, sent and processed electronically, employers must bear in mind that any personal data collected should be

Fair wages - the great unspoken issue

Switzerland - September 5 2018 In Switzerland, it is still considered inappropriate to discuss wages. Data on workers' average monthly income is difficult to obtain because no

Liability for false work references and reappraising social media

Switzerland - May 16 2018 Employers in Switzerland must provide work references that allow former employees to obtain new employment positions and may be liable for any false

Hospitals in constant violation of mandatory labour laws

Switzerland - April 19 2017 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

Internal disciplinary proceedings not required before termination with cause

Switzerland - March 29 2017 A staff member of a foreign embassy in Geneva approached two female passport seekers by calling them privately outside regular office hours and