Search filters
Reduced working hours (RWH) due to coronavirus

Reduced working hours (RWH) due to coronavirus

Update on the new framework conditions of 25.03.2020

Coronavirus: When mass dismissals or site closures become unavoidable

Coronavirus: When mass dismissals or site closures become unavoidable

The global economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the existence of many companies. The set of measures adopted by the Swiss Federal Council to cushion the economic consequences and the introduction of reduced working...

Coronavirus: How can existing financing be maintained?

Coronavirus: How can existing financing be maintained?

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the associated drastic measures taken by the authorities have significant, negative economic consequences for many companies. The forced partial or even complete closure of operations...

Federal Council orders a nationwide stay of debt enforcement proceedings

Federal Council orders a nationwide stay of debt enforcement proceedings

The regulation

For the first time since the First World War, the Federal Council ordered a nationwide stay of proceedings in the sense of art. 62 DEBA with the regulation of March 18, 2020. The stay of proceedings applies from...

The Top Ten questions on Reduced Working Hours (RWH)

The Top Ten questions on Reduced Working Hours (RWH)

In the last few days, we were able to assist many clients in a variety of questions in relation to reduced working hours ("RWH"). In this context, we were in close contact with the competent authorities and were able to gain...

Coronavirus: 5 Quick Answers on the Swiss School Closure

Coronavirus: 5 Quick Answers on the Swiss School Closure

Last Friday, the Swiss Federal Council has issued additional measures in relation to the new Coronavirus (see our recent posts: ["Coronavirus: what employers should know"] and ["Coronavirus: Reduced working hours to counter the...

Work Permit Quota System in Switzerland

Work Permit Quota System in Switzerland

On February 9, 2014, the Swiss population voted to accept a popular initiative aimed at stopping mass immigration which was launched by the Swiss People's Party (SVP). The relevant article 121a in the Swiss Constitution aims at...

Revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code

Revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code

The first nationwide Civil Procedure Code came into force on 1 January 2011. Almost a decade has passed since then. The Federal Council therefore adopted a preliminary draft for a partial revision as early as 2 March 2018. Its...

Coronavirus: Reduced working hours to counter the economic consequences

Coronavirus: Reduced working hours to counter the economic consequences

The Swiss economy, especially the tourism industry, has been feeling the effects of the coronavirus for several weeks (see our recent post "Coronavirus – What employers should know"). Now that the coronavirus has reached...

#No-Gos: Swiss advertising restrictions for #Influencer marketing

#No-Gos: Swiss advertising restrictions for #Influencer marketing

Our blog series "Influencer Marketing" explain important legal guidelines for influencers and advertisers to use this form of advertising in Switzerland. 

You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.