Swiss Labor Law - II. The Swiss Employment Contract

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The codification of Swiss Labor Law is mainly aimed at regulating contractual aspects that the parties have not themselves specified and guaranteeing a minimal content, in particular to ensure protection of the workers. This concerns in particular the employment contract which, like any other contract, is subject to the principle of contractual freedom.

The terminology and translations used here have no legal validity, as English is not an official language in Switzerland. The following pages are for information purpose only.


1. Individual Employment Contracts

2. Collective Labor Agreements (CLA)

3. Standard Employment Contracts (SEC)


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