working conditions in switzerland

working conditions in switzerland

Working conditions

  • Usual working time in Switzerland: 42 hours per week.
  • Holidays: At least 4 weeks per year.
  • The following days are general holidays: 1st and 2nd of January, Good Friday, Easter, Easter Monday, Pentecost Monday, 1st of August, 25th and 26th of December. Most of the cantons have some additional holidays.
  • It depends on your contract if overtime is disbursed or can be compensated.
  • Look at our salary section which salary you can expect.
  • The following information must be written in your work contract: salary, weekly working time, holidays, organisation of overtime.

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