There's a moonlightning clause in my contract. I'm obliged to disclose
If I'm working on anything else. Does that include vacation?
Yes it does.
It doesn't matter when you are working on something else. It only matters that you are.
If you plan to work elsewhere during your vacation, your moonlighting clause requires you to disclose that fact.
He was ok with me doing this but noted that this was an "exception" and that "vacation is given to rest, not for doing extra work" and raised some concerns regarding burnout. All this seemed a bit strange to me since there was an apparent benefit for my company If I carried out this 2-week course during my vacation.
It also creates a potential legal ...
Even during your vacation time you're an employee of that company (they pay you during that time).
According to your contract you're obliged to disclose work for other companies.
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT NOT TELLING THEM!
Your manager is correct, holidays are meant to ensure that employees have time to unwind. It is in the companies' interest as well as ...
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'...
I can't speak to Swiss law or any legal requirements, but this kind of thing happens almost all the time in more general contractor/employer relationships.
If, as the employer, you need the contractor (or new employee) to start work sooner, but the contractor can't do that as that would form a scheduling conflict, the employer will typically find someone ...