ius coronae – Pandemic triggers debate over home office rules, compensation
Interview with Prof. Kurt Pärli, Professor of Private Social Law at the University of Basel and Prof. Thomas Geiser, on SWI swissinfo.ch, dated 2 June 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic led an unprecedented number of people to work from home in Switzerland, raising questions over laws applying to home office. Of renewed interest is a 2019 federal court ruling that employers must contribute to employees’ rent payments if they are required to work from home. When is this applicable?