Labour Law

AWA advises employers on a range of issues relating to labour law.

  • Working hours

    We provide information regarding temporary overtime, overtime regulations, maximum working hours, rest periods and potential salary or time bonuses.

  • Minimum Wage

    The Cantonal Government has put the law into effect, which was approved by the voters. The cantonal minimum wage shall apply from 01.07.2022. At the same time, the Cantonal Government passed the executive ordinance.

  • Contracts

    The Industrial Relations & Arbitration Office answers all questions relating to employment contracts, collective labour contracts and standard employment contracts. Information is also provided in respect of the employment of domestic staff.

  • Mass redundancies

    Is your company facing mass redundancies? The Office of Economy and Labour of the Canton of Basel-Stadt offers supportive measures.

  • Euroairport Mediation Centre for the Swiss Sector

    Are you an employee or an employer in the Swiss sector and common sector of the Basel-Mulhouse airport (Euroairport) and in need of support to find a solution in a labour law-related dispute? The office of the Euroairport mediation centre is your contact point.