Aspects of employment law in connection with the introduction of paternity leave

On 27 September 2020, the Swiss electorate voted with a clear majority to introduce two weeks of paternity leave which will enter into force on 1 January 2021. This has resulted in adjustments to the employment law provisions in the Code of Obligations (CO).

A simple promotional gift?

While giving or receiving “simple gifts” is a welcome opportunity to initiate and foster business relationships, bribery is almost globally punishable.