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Newsletter September, 2020

Cross-border employees: the exception to the European regulation is extended

September, 2020
  • European regulation on the 25% limit of telework in the country of residence for cross-border workers was suspended by agreements among neighbouring European countries 

A Swiss referendum introduced paternity leave

September, 2020
  • As of 2021, a paternity leave of ten days to be taken within six months after the birth of a child will be introduced.  
  • The Swiss citizens supported the introduction of this measure by 60.3%. 
Newsletter July, 2020

Swiss Federal Tribunal ruled on the contribution of the employer in case of telework: details on the Swiss regulation

July, 2020
  • The Court determined that the employer must bear some costs linked to telework for employees working from home upon request of their employer
  • The employers obligations in case of telework depend on the context
Newsletter May, 2020

Swiss Employers’ Federations Successfully Advocated for Extended Economic Benefits to the Self-Employed Workers

May, 2020
  • Self-employed workers affected by the crisis entitled to an allowance.

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