Coronavirus - Information for companies and employers
Due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, all schools in Switzerland have been closed. Furthermore, the Swiss Federal Council announced further drastic measures on 16 March 2020, such as the closure of all restaurants, bars, shops and leisure facilities (fitness centers, swimming pools etc.). In order to support the economy in these difficult times, the Swiss authorities is making up to CHF 10 billion available, inter alia, for short-time working compensation.
An overview of the most important questions concerning official measures and compensation for short-time work can be found in this document.