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Your Law Office for Employment Law in Zürich


  • Attorney at Law T. Villiger has 20 years of professional experience
  • Holder of the title Certified Employment Specialist for Swiss Labour Law (Swiss Bar Association)
  • Comprehensive advice in Labour | Employment Law
  • Short-term support for individuals and firms in Switzerland
  • Sound and lasting solutions
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Employment Topics

 Our services are not provided to individuals situated in the EU.


February 2023

  • Employment Law: The Hight Court of the Canton of Zurich confirmed on an individual basis that an employer is supposed to pay the salary during the lockdown which happened early 2021. The employer had to expect another lockdown when it had engaged the employee in August 2021 (Urteil vom 06.02.2023, LA220011-O). 

October 2022

  • Trade Mark Law: The fantasyword "FACTFULNESS" is not enough imaginative in order to become a registered trade mark. The individual words do not lose its meanings and describe the offered products, i.e. the  teaching material / school books. Therefore, they are in the public domain and the protection with a trade mark is not permitted. BGer 4A_65/2022 vom 06.05.2022.

February 3, 2022

  • Requirement to work from home and for contact quarantine to end
    The requirement to work from home where possible is to be downgraded to a recommendation. Employers will still be required to take steps to protect their employees from infection in the workplace. Working from home remains an effective measure. The requirement to wear masks in the workplace remains. Link 

January 1, 2022

  • Revision of the Versicherungsvertragsgesetz (VVG)

July 1, 2021

February 1, 2021

  • Entry into force of the Blockchain Distributed-Ledger-Technologie Law (DLT-Gesetz

January 1, 2021

Our services are not provided to individuals situated in the EU.




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