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Labor law session 1 – 2020

  • Switzerland


    Starting on 10 March, 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. The participants will have the opportunity to discuss topics like the payment of the salary in case of sickness or accident, data protection and transfer of information abroad, the employee’s and employer’s obligations, wrongful termination as well as how to obtain a work permit.

    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, 10 March 2020)

    • 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, 17 March 2020)

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

    Module 3 : Employment Law, part. 3 (Tuesday, 24 March 2020)

    • 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, 31 March 2020)

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

    Module 5 : Immigration (Tuesday, 7 April 2020)

    • Visa requirements and Schengen visa
    • Permit requirements
    • 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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