Entry #1311: LGBT employment discrimination in Switzerland

Current Version

RegionSwitzerland
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionLaws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment.
Sourceshttps://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/ https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "The Swiss Constitution (Art. 8) guarantees equal treatment before the law, specifying "way of life" as one of the many stated criteria protected against unfair discrimination. This includes sexual orientation and being transgender."


Revision History (4)

Revision by Nathan. Status correction, source added

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
NoteUnder Swiss federal law, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This means that employers cannot refuse to hire, fire, or promote someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Employers also cannot create a hostile work environment that discriminates against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.Laws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment.
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Under Swiss federal law, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This means that employers cannot refuse to hire, fire, or promote someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Employers also cannot create a hostile work environment that discriminates against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Laws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment.
Sourceshttps://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/https://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/
https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti
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https://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/ https://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/ https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti

Revision by Clara. Sexual orientation and gender identity

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
NoteLaws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and “gender identity in employment.Under Swiss federal law, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This means that employers cannot refuse to hire, fire, or promote someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Employers also cannot create a hostile work environment that discriminates against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Laws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and “gender identity in employment. Under Swiss federal law, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This means that employers cannot refuse to hire, fire, or promote someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Employers also cannot create a hostile work environment that discriminates against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
SourcesILGA Data:
https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti
Article 8 of the Federal Constitution
http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html
https://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/
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ILGA Data: https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti Article 8 of the Federal Constitution http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html https://www.asherfergusson.com/lgbtq-travel-safety/

Revision by Nathan. Correction

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Start DateApr 18, 1999(NONE)
NoteArticle 8 of the Constitution Laws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and “gender identity in employment.
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Article 8 of the Constitution Laws in force in Switzerland do not offer protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and “gender identity in employment.
SourcesArticle 8 of the Federal Constitution
http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html
ILGA Data:
https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti
Article 8 of the Federal Constitution
http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html
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Article 8 of the Federal Constitution http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html ILGA Data: https://database.ilga.org/switzerland-lgbti Article 8 of the Federal Constitution http://www.admin.ch/opc/en/classified-compilation/19995395/index.html

Revision by nashtags

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Article 8 of the Swiss constitution don't talk about sexual orientation or gender identity, it talks about protection from discrimination based on "way of life". "

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