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Labor law session 2 – 2019

  • Switzerland


    Starting on 1st October, Olivier Dunant and Paul Michel will, together with other professionals, discuss various employment-related topics.

    The course series is hosted by the Fédération des Entreprises Romandes (FER) in Geneva and offers participants the opportunity to gain specific and up-to-date knowledge of employment law, international social security aspects and business immigration. The course will follow a practical approach and discuss case studies as well as recent case law rendered by Swiss courts. This course is open to all interested persons and prior legal knowledge is not required.

    The course consists of five modules, each starting at 8.30 a.m. and ending at 12.00 noon. Participants may attend the whole course series or only one or more of the modules.

    Module 1 : Employment law, part. 1 (Tuesday, 1st October 2019)

    • Sources of Swiss law
    • Types of employment contracts
    • Individual employment contract
    • Collective labor agreements
    • Federal labor law
    • Data protection

    Module 2 : Employment law, part.2 (Tuesday, 8 October 2019)

    • Employee obligations
    • Employer obligations
    • Salary payment in case of incapacity to work
    • Maternity insurance
    • Employee personality protection
    • Vacation

    Module 3 : Employment Law, part.3 (Tuesday, 15 October 2019)

    • Employment agreement termination
    • Immediate termination for good cause
    • Mass dismissals
    • Transfer of the employment relationship
    • Work certificate
    • Prohibition of competition

    Module 4 : International Social Security (Tuesday, 29 October 2019)

    • Problematic of international moves
    • EU regulations
    • Treaty countries
    • Non-treaty countries
    • Voluntary insurance in Switzerland

    Module 5 : Immigration (Tuesday, 5 November 2019)

    • Visa requirements and Schengen visa
    • When is a permit required?
    • Type of work permits and applicable quotas
    • Admission criteria for EU and non-EU nationals
    • Posted workers
    • Procedure of online announcement up to 90 days
    • Family regrouping

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