The BVG/LPP reform goes into consultation

This article explains the BVG reform, which was sent for consultation on 13 December 2019, its main points and the points that could give rise to controversy.

Switzerland: Update on the new integration requirements applicable to foreign nationals as of 1 January 2019

Similar to other European countries, Switzerland has amended its immigration law to stipulate legally binding integration requirements for foreign nationals and to facilitate access to the Swiss labour market for recognised refugees and provisionally admitted persons.

Does gender pay legislation actually reduce wage differences between women and men?

Several countries have developed or introduced gender pay legislations. This leads to the question whether this increase will reduced gender related pay differences. Is there any evidence of the impact?