• Service: Tax, Legal, Employment and Pensions
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2/1/2012

Employer's issues in times of the strong Swiss Franc 

The strong Swiss franc and the weak economic climate present challenges to many employers in Switzerland.
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An increase in employees’ working hours or the payment of wages to cross-border employees in Euro are solutions for some employers to support the profitability of the company. However, changes in the employment terms generally require the consent of affected employees.


German and French versions of the publication entitled "Chancen und Risiken rechtlicher Neuerungen 2011/12" may be ordered from Schulthess Verlag.


Opportunities and Risks of Legal Changes 2011/2012

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The yearly published book «Chancen und Risiken rechtlicher Neuerungen» provides an overview of key developments in the Swiss law.

Employment and Immigration

Would you like flexible working hours? A new bonus system or an employee investment plan? How does reorganisation affect the pension fund?