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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes to working practices. The Swiss government has encouraged employees to work remotely. It is very likely that – despite the relaxation of restrictions – employees will continue to work from home on a regular basis.
This is not without risks for employers. To mitigate these risks a number of issues need to be considered from an employment law perspective.
The future of remote working: mutual agreement between Switzerland and France for cross-border commuters was extended until 31 December 2020
On 20 July, the French and Swiss governments announced that the tax agreement would end on 31 August.
Based on information from the federal authorities, we have now learned that given the rise of COVID-19 cases both in Switzerland and France, the tax agreement is extended intil 31 December this year.
As corporate global mobility teams respond to the myriad of challenges of COVID-19, many are considering a completely new approach and exploring the concept of virtual assignments.