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Employment law

Balmer-Etienne supports employers in all legal and social matters.

Contact our experts

Employment law poses challenges for companies as employers. HR managers have numerous tasks and are also responsible for resolving many issues. The employment law team from Balmer-Etienne provides consulting services with practice-related, practical solutions and with a high level of expertise – promptly, comprehensively and with an eye for the essentials. If, in addition to legal issues, any questions from related subject areas arise, such as social insurances and taxes, our in-house specialists will be included in consulting. You thus benefit from a sound advisory service from a single source.

Questions on employment law?

All aspects relating to employment law are relevant, starting with the application process, hiring, during a restructuring process, in the flexibility of working methods or with the international deployment of employees, in the case of conflicts at the workplace and right up to the termination of the working relationship. It’s important to know that current work processes in the company can considerably reduce the employer’s risk of liability. It is therefore recommend to check these at regular intervals and to adjust them if necessary.

It’s good to know that, as far as these tasks are concerned, you can rely on a specialised employment law team in Balmer-Etienne. You will also have a wide-ranging network of experts beyond the Swiss borders, thanks to our UHY partnership.

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Balmer-Etienne services in employment law

With our many years of experience in the area of employment law and related topics such as work permits, social insurances and taxes, we are your comprehensive contact partner.

Our employment law services encompass:

  • Compilation and review of your basic employment law principles, such as work regulations, employment contracts, managing director contracts, instructions, expenses regulations, etc.
  • All questions concerning working from home and workplace flexibility as well as other fringe benefits to increase the appeal of the employer
  • Advisory service for freelancers as well as compilation and review of your service contracts
  • Advice on employment law issues regarding holidays and holiday cutbacks, working times, working from home, continuation of salary payment obligations and other topics
  • Support in writing work references
  • Questions in conflicts at the workplace such as mobbing, sexual harassment and help as a neutral investigative body
  • Support in the termination of work relationships, for example, as a result of dismissal, employment law settlements, severance agreements or termination agreements
  • Help in the international deployment of employees in creating posting contracts, work permits, social security and tax issues
  • Assistance in all questions on staff leasing
  • Support in employment law issues regarding restructuring (transfer of holdings, merger, division, etc.)
  • Your partner in all questions on mass dismissal

May we help you further?

  • Priska Ineichen


    lic. iur., Attorney at Law

  • Thomas Muri


    MLaw, Attorney at Law