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Category: Cleaner

What is a fair wage for cleaners?

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  • Bernhard Bircher-Suits

The online platform quitt. handles the payroll of over 17,000 domestic helpers in Switzerland and therefore knows the average hourly wage employers pay their private…

Do I have to insure my domestic help?

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  • Liam Pichler

Yes! All employees in Switzerland must be compulsorily insured against accidents by their employer in accordance with the Accident Insurance Act (UVG). Employees who work…

Can a domestic helper «settle the AHV itself»?

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  • Liam Pichler

Most cleaning staff who claim to "settle the social security deductions themselves" work illegal. If the cleaner cannot submit a confirmation from the Cantonal Compensation Office (SVA) that she or he is self-employed for this specific job, both are…

A Present

Give your domestic help a treat!

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  • Liam Pichler

Be it birthday or Christmas, say thank you to your employees on special occasions! Some presents are subject to AHV, others are not. Therefore, the…

Woman And Baby, Baby And Woman, Pregnancy Leave, Switzerpand Pregnancy Leave, Pregnancy Leave Switzerland

Maternity compensation in a nutshell

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  • Liam Pichler

According to the Swiss Code of Obligations, women are entitled to maternity compensation for 14 weeks (98 days) from the date of birth. This amounts…

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