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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

Zurich Administrative Court denies salary discrimination for kindergarten teachers

Switzerland - September 28 2016 On September 7 2016 the Zurich Administrative Court ruled that female kindergarten teachers were not discriminated against, despite receiving 13

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

Additional legislative initiatives for further working time flexibility

Switzerland - September 14 2016 It is increasingly evident that labour laws no longer reflect the needs of a modern service society. In principle, Switzerland's working hours regime

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

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

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