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End of transitional restrictions of free movement for Bulgarian and Romanian nationals

May 27 2016 Protocol II regarding the extension of the Free Movement of Persons Agreement to Bulgarian and Romanian nationals entered into force on June 1 2009…

Foreign employers face penalties for non-compliance with working and wage conditions regarding notification procedure

August 17 2018 Under the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons, nationals of EU and European Free Trade Association states have the right to freely choose their…

Swiss mass immigration - what next?

March 17 2017 In February 2014 the Swiss people adopted a popular initiative aimed at stopping mass immigration.

Agreement on Free Movement of Persons extended to Croatia

January 20 2017 Switzerland recently ratified Protocol III, which extends the Agreement on Free Movement of Persons to Croatia.

Federal Council to increase penalties for breaches of Posted Workers Act

July 31 2015 On July 1 2015 the Federal Council adopted a motion proposing that Parliament increase the existing upper limit of administrative penalties (fines)…

Foreign employers face penalties for non-compliance with working and wage conditions regarding notification procedure

August 17 2018 Under the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons, nationals of EU and European Free Trade Association states have the right to freely choose their…

Safeguard clause for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals

June 1 2018 The invocation of the safeguard clause contained in the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons activated a quota system for B-permits for Romanian…

Job registration requirement - priority of local workers

February 2 2018 On February 9 2014 the Swiss people voted in favour of a popular initiative introducing Article 121a of the Federal Constitution, which aimed to…

Number of quotas to be increased for 2018

December 22 2017 The Federal Council has announced and reconfirmed that the total number of work permits submitted to quotas for 2018 will be increased from 9,750 (in…

Invocation of safeguard clause for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals

May 26 2017 Switzerland is an attractive destination for migrants. In the past year, an increasing number of people from Romania and Bulgaria have entered the…