Operator and purpose
The operator of the website www.work.swiss is the Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The intent and purpose of www.work.swiss is to provide visitors with up-to-date information quickly.
The site contains comprehensive information about the first steps to take when affected by imminent unemployment or on becoming unemployed; financial contributions and support; advice and mediation; legislation; and brochures for the unemployed and employers alike. Job-seekers can visit the job room to access a database of job vacancies, searches through which are supplemented by the integrated job search engine.
Employers can find out about everything from opportunities for offering internships to financial support from unemployment insurance. The site also acts as a platform for posting job vacancies and seeking candidates who are registered at a regional employment centre (RAV).
The website also provides extensive information about work, labour market statistics and the addresses of RAVs and unemployment insurance funds. This legal information pertains exclusively to the content accessible at www.work.swiss.
The content of this website cannot cover every detail of the Federal Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA) and Unemployment Insurance Ordinance (UIO). The text of the legislation and the ordinance has exclusive authority in the event of doubt or contradictions and for settling legal matters.
Although the SECO Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate takes the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the information published, no warranty can be given that this information is accurate, precise, up to date, reliable and complete. The SECO Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate expressly reserves the right to alter, remove or temporarily suspend the publication of the content, in full or in part, at any time and without prior notice. In no event will the Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate of the SECO be liable for any loss or damage of a material or immaterial nature arising from access to, use or non-use of the published information, or from misuse of the connection or technical defects. Access to www.work.swiss occurs entirely at the user’s own responsibility and risk.
Downloading or copying texts, job advertisements, illustrations, photos or other files does not entail any transfer of rights with regard to the content thereof. Copyright and any other rights to content, job advertisements, illustrations, photos or any other data on the pages of www.work.swiss are held exclusively by the SECO Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate or any other specifically mentioned rights holders. Elements may be reproduced only with the prior written consent of the copyright holders. The copying and/or modification of the design for public or commercial purposes is likewise forbidden. Furthermore, the individual pages of www.work.swiss and elements of these pages may only be integrated (inserted) into other websites subject to prior consent. The creation of hyperlinks to www.work.swiss does not constitute integration.
References and links
References and links to third-party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the SECO Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate. Access to and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user's own risk. The SECO Labour Market/Unemployment Insurance Division of the Labour Directorate expressly states that it has no influence whatsoever over the design, content or offers of linked sites. Responsibility for information and services offered on linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third parties. No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.