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Switzerland: Short-time work allowance: Extension of the period to 18 months

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The Federal Council (01.07.2020) On July 1, 2020, the Federal Council extended the maximum period for receiving short-time work compensation from twelve to eighteen months. There is also a grace period of one day. This amendment to the ordinance will come into force on September 1, 2020 and will apply until December 31, 2021.

 

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switzerland
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Unemployment
Cash transfers
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Switzerland: SwissCovid tracing app launched

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swissinfo (25.06.2020) A contact tracing app is now available in Switzerland for newer smartphones to help tackle Covid-19.

If a person tests positive for coronavirus, everyone with whom that person was in contact in previous days – within two metres and for more than 15 minutes – is alerted via the app to isolate themselves and get tested.

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switzerland
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Health
Information and communication technology
E-services
Technological transition
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Development of Nationwide Electronic Health Record (ΝEHR): An international survey - ScienceDirect

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Highlights

  • Private vendors׳ involvement does not depend on who has the responsibility of the EHR system development.
  • Private vendors׳ involvement can be found in all phases of the EHR system development.
  • Indicates the necessity of more efforts to be made for the integration of Standards, for enhancing interoperability.
  • Identifies which Standards supported by EHR system in operation worldwide.

 

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SUVA-Coronavirus: Informationen für unsere Kundinnen und Versicherten

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Die SUVA bietet  allgemeine Informationen sowie  Informationsblätter an, die auf Deutsch, Französisch und Italienisch erhältlich sind. 

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switzerland
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Health
Occupational accidents and diseases
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Suisse: Coronavirus : Un train de mesures pour atténuer les conséquences économiques

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admin.ch (20.03.2020) L’objectif de ces mesures, qui s’adressent à différents groupes cibles, est de sauvegarder les emplois, de garantir les salaires et de soutenir les indépendants. Report du versement des contributions aux assurances sociales, extension du chômage partiel et simplification des démarches, indemnités en cas de perte de gain pour les indépendants, allocations pour pertes de gain pour les salariés, etc ....

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switzerland
Topics
Unemployment
Contribution collection and compliance
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Suisse: Subsides aux primes maladie: le combat des cantons romands 

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Le Temps (23.09.2019) Alors qu’Alain Berset critique les cantons qui profitent des subsides fédéraux pour réduire les primes, les Romands souhaitent une répartition plus équitable de cette aide

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switzerland
Global challenges
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Financing