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Sooner or later everyone working in Switzerland has to deal with work-related issues and associated topics. Answers to the most important questions can be found here.
Who do I need to contact if I become unemployed, and how do I go about claiming unemployment benefit? How can I find a job in the public sector?
Things to bear in mind if your employment contract is terminated and different types of employment contract and collective employment agreements.
What needs to be taken into account for old-age pension and OASI (AHV), and how the 3rd pillar works.
How are absences from work, minimum wage, references and termination regulated in Switzerland? How should I handle problems at the workplace?
Issues related to working hours (overtime, short-time work, work at night), holidays and absences.
Pregnant women and working parents are frequently faced with issues related to their work and children.
Self-employed persons need to organise their own old-age pension. This page provides answers to questions related to the main considerations.
Find out more about your rights and obligations in relation to employment in Switzerland.