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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Labour Law in Switzerland 3rd ed isbn 9789041199607

Labour Law in Switzerland 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9789041136879
New Edition ISBN: 9789041199607
Previous Edition ISBN: 9065448489
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This edition of a widely-used legal guide takes into account all developments of Swiss federal law in the field of labour legislation and regulation, namely the new Federal Constitution of 18 April 1999, the Act on equality between women and men in 1995, the important revision of the Labour Act in 1998, and the Bilateral Agreements with the European Union.

It shows how much Swiss Labour Law became closer to European Labour Law in the last decade of the 20th century. Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors as public opinion and popular reform and the growth of arbitration and reconciliation as dispute settlement measures. The authors describe all-important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers' associations, jurisdiction in disputes, and other factors.

Following in the steps of the first edition, this very useful and informative book will find a ready readership among entities and individuals doing business in Switzerland today, and will also be of great value to labour and employment lawyers in Switzerland and elsewhere.

European Jurisdictions, Switzerland
Foreword to the Updated Monograph, List of Abbreviations,Introduction I. The General Background II. Definitions and Notions III. The History of Labour Law IV. The Role of Governmental Institutions in the Administration of Labour Law and Industrial Relations V. The Sources of Labour Law VI. International Private Labour Law VII. Selected Bibliography Part I. The Individual Employment Relationship Chapter 1. Definitions and Concepts Chapter 2. General Rights and Duties Of The Parties Chapter 3. Working Time Chapter 4. Remuneration and Benefits Chapter 5. Incapacity to Work Chapter 6. Termination of The Contract Chapter 7. Protection of Special Categories of Workers Chapter 8. Covenants of Non-Competition Chapter 9. Intellectual Property Chapter 10. Jurisdiction in Labour Disputes Part II. Collective Labour Relations Chapter 1. Trade Union Freedom Chapter 2. The Trade Unions and Employers' Associations Chapter 3. Collective Relations in the Enterprise Chapter 4. Collective Bargaining Chapter 5. Standard Labour Contracts Chapter 6. Strike, Lock-Out, Boycott Chapter 7. Settlement of Industrial Disputes, Index