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Working Contract / Contract of employment

Based on Swiss legislation, the following forms of contracts of employment are used:

An individual contract of employment

Under an individual contract of employment, an employee is under a contractual duty to render his or her labour in the services of an employer for a determinate or indeterminate time period, and an employer is under a contractual duty to pay a remuneration (comp. Art. 319, Para. 1 of the Swiss Code of Obligations (‘OR’ – Obligationenrecht’) (hereinafter everywhere referred to merely as the ‘CoO’).

Collective labour agreements (hereinafter referred to as ‘CLA’)

Under ‘CLAs’, employers or an employers organisations  and the trade unions together formulate terms and conditions for the conclusion, content and notice of termination of individual contracts of employment for their member employers and employees (comp. Art. 356, Para. 1 of the ‘CoO’).

A normal contract of employment

Under normal contracts of employment, the terms and conditions concerning the conclusion, content and notice of termination are fixed for the individual forms of contracts of employment (comp. Art. 359, Para. 1 of the ‘CoO’). The Swiss Federal Government or the Cantonal Authorities are responsible for enacting such terms and conditions (comp. Art. 359a of the ‘CoO’).

Special contracts of employment

Parallel to the forementioned forms of contracts of employment, there are also other special contracts of employment:

  • Apprenticeship Articles (comp. Art. 344 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Sales Representatives Contracts (comp. Art. 347 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Outsourced Homeworking Contracts (comp. Art. 351 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Seamen’s Work Contracts (comp. Art. 68 et seq. of the Merchant Naval Employment Legislation (‘SSG – Seeschiffahrtsgesetz’).
 
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Working Contract / Contract of employment

Based on Swiss legislation, the following forms of contracts of employment are used:

An individual contract of employment

Under an individual contract of employment, an employee is under a contractual duty to render his or her labour in the services of an employer for a determinate or indeterminate time period, and an employer is under a contractual duty to pay a remuneration (comp. Art. 319, Para. 1 of the Swiss Code of Obligations (‘OR’ – Obligationenrecht’) (hereinafter everywhere referred to merely as the ‘CoO’).

Collective labour agreements (hereinafter referred to as ‘CLA’)

Under ‘CLAs’, employers or an employers organisations  and the trade unions together formulate terms and conditions for the conclusion, content and notice of termination of individual contracts of employment for their member employers and employees (comp. Art. 356, Para. 1 of the ‘CoO’).

A normal contract of employment

Under normal contracts of employment, the terms and conditions concerning the conclusion, content and notice of termination are fixed for the individual forms of contracts of employment (comp. Art. 359, Para. 1 of the ‘CoO’). The Swiss Federal Government or the Cantonal Authorities are responsible for enacting such terms and conditions (comp. Art. 359a of the ‘CoO’).

Special contracts of employment

Parallel to the forementioned forms of contracts of employment, there are also other special contracts of employment:

  • Apprenticeship Articles (comp. Art. 344 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Sales Representatives Contracts (comp. Art. 347 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Outsourced Homeworking Contracts (comp. Art. 351 et seq. of the ‘CoO’);
  • Seamen’s Work Contracts (comp. Art. 68 et seq. of the Merchant Naval Employment Legislation (‘SSG – Seeschiffahrtsgesetz’).

About Us

Our law firm was established in 2008. We advise individual clients as well a small and midsize companies in all matters of national and international private and business law and represent their interests before Swiss courts and authorities as well as in arbitration proceedings.

With our office in the Canton of St. Gall (located in the Swiss - German - Austrian district) it is our objective to become one of the leading legal advisory firms for Swiss-Greek business affairs.

Anwaltspraxis A. Gantenbein is registered in the Bar Register of the Canton of St. Gall, Switzerland.


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Andreas Gantenbein, Lawyer and Notary public,
Sonnhaldenstrasse 28
PO Box 6
CH-9536 Schwarzenbach

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Andreas Gantenbein
Swiss Post Box: 103169
Zürcherstrasse 161
8010 Zürich
SWITZERLAND



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