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Depending on which kind of work you do, and where you do It, this might or might not be true. For example, if you are doing construction work, this might be regulated in Switzerland to an extent that it won't be feasible for you to fulfill all the necessary prerequisites. I, for example, do IT-consulting from Germany, and I have Swiss customers. I don't ...


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This is the way that I, a non-Swiss s/w developer, have always worked in Switzerland. If you are not on the payroll of the agency, they will recommend an umbrella company, but it is extremely unlikely that you can be self-employed in Switzerland, and less so that the end-client would accept it. Companies like to deal with companies, rather then ...


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UK here. I can't speak for any other country but this is exactly how it worked in the contract roles I've been involved with. I can think of a few logistical reasons for this, namely that it makes things easier for the contractor company to switch your roles or for the client company to let a bad contractor go and put in another from the same company. ...


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You shouldn't reach your coworker and ask them if they are offended only because it seems to you that recently they don't greet you as you actually expect them to greet you. There're plenty of reasons why one can be lost, distracted, excessively meditative and so on and so on. Even more, there's no obligation from any of your coworkers to like you - there'...


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But besides information regarding my working ethos, etc. are employers allowed to exchange information regarding my salary? IANAL, but from what I've read: No, this does not seem to be allowed and may be a breach of Swiss data protection regulations by your former employer. A former employer must adhere to what is stated in the employer's reference when ...


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I found this source on Swiss Data Protection Laws. The most relevant bit appears to be in Section 8.1 How do employee data protection rights affect the employment relationship? Can an employer transfer employee data freely to other countries? The employer may handle data concerning the employee only to the extent that such data concerns the employee'...


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I am an American and therefore cannot speak for Switzerland, but I do know that here it is very ordinary for a contractor to be an employee of the company who is managing the contract. (In fact, I think that you should insist upon being an employee of that company.)


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