Seminar Swiss Employment Law – Dos and Don'ts

The importance of being compliant with local laws and regulations is steadily increasing in today’s international working environment. HR Professionals with an international background often struggle with the Swiss way of handling HR issues as the local approach can differ sub-stantially in particular from what is acceptable in a common law envi-ronment. Still, being compliant with local law is crucial as most local employment contracts are subject to Swiss Law.
The objective of this interactive training is to enhance sensitivity of in-ternational HR Professionals and Line Mangers to the cultural an legal different ways of dealing with Labour Law issues in Switzerland. It is about simplifying and explaining many of the differences to other legal and regulatory frameworks and helping to better manage legal and in particular reputational risks in the future.
– General introduction into the Swiss Legal Framework
– Pointing out the key consequences in respect to the recruitment, selection, retention and termination processes
– Examining the legal and culturally different approaches to interview techniques, CV’s, employment contracts, employers and employees obligations, data protection issues, update on whistleblowing regu-lations
Interactive presentations, case studies.
The training will be held in English. A sound working knowledge of English is required.
International Human Resource Professionals and Line Managers based in Switzerland.
Maximum number of participants per training is 12.
Bettina Egli
Attorney at Law, b.e. legal and tax recruitment, Zurich
Alex Ertl
Attorney at Law, (E.M.B.L.- HSG), Legal Advisor at Angestellte Schweiz, Olten

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Next seminar: Friday, November 6th, 2015



Date: 12/03/2015
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Contact Fee
Esther Martin
IHRC Member: CHF 680
For Non Member: CHF 770
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Register Location
Bookings no longer allowed on this date.
ZGP Training Facilities, Löwenstrasse 20, 8001 Zurich