Legal Advice

We are pleased to answer your questions concerning private employment contract law (individual employment contracts, collective employment contracts and standard employment contracts, e.g. domestic staff), when your place of work is located in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

  Legal advice by telephone 
no appointment needed
under 061 267 88 09
Legal advice by telephone
with appointment
under 061 267 88 09
Monday 08.00 - 11.00 am 1.30 - 4.30 pm (by telephone)
Tuesday 08.00 - 11.00 am 1.30 - 4.30 pm (by telephone)
Wednesday 08.00 - 11.00 am  
Thursday 08.00 - 11.00 am 1.30 - 4.30 pm (by telephone)

Please note: Only one appointment for a maximum of 15 minutes will be granted per person.

Appointment booking

Please book your appointment at the online platform and make sure to include a telephone number (the number is necessary as the legal advice on Tuesday afternoons will be held on the phone).

If you don’t have internet access, please book an appointment as follows:
Mondays and Thursdays, 08.00 – 11.00 am at +41 61 267 88 67.

Further important information

Opening hours for Legal Advice on Employment Contract Law (in German)

Information Sheet on Domestic Staff

Information Sheet on Public Holidays

Information Sheet on Holidays

Information Sheet on Wages

Information Sheet on the Competition Clause

Information Sheet on Pregnancy / Maternity

Information Sheet on Mobbing

Information Sheet on the standard employment contract in retail

Sample Contract of Monthly Wage

Sample Contract of Hourly Wage

Supplement to employment contracts concerning cross-border commuter

Information Sheets SECO recruitment services

Information Sheet Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Information Sheet for Temporary Employees

Insolvency of the Employer (Insolvency Compensation)

Application for Arbitration in a Matter concerning the Labour Law

Recording of Working Hours on Night Shifts

Sample Payroll

Protection from termination subject to Art. 336c CO

Multiple employment

Protection oft the senior employee

Work and rest period

EURES in Basel