What is AV2T?

AV2T = Employees’ Association

 

 

 

What is AV2T?  

 

We are the link between employees and the representatives of the employers 

 

AV2T is politically and legally independent, but is associated with the representatives of the union “Angestellte Schweiz” (Employees Switzerland; AS). AV2T members are therefore also members of AS (Employees Switzerland) 

 

Main purpose: Organized members to support the Collective Employment Agreement (GAV)

 

Re-negotiations for the new GAV: The more members we have, the stronger we are

 

VdA = Representatives of the Employees

 

What is VdA?

 

We are the link between employees and the management


Our Responsibilities – Duties - Tasks:      

Representing concerns of the employees and delivering their requests to the Board of Management

 

Distributing information from the Board of Management to the employees

 

Salary negotiations with the Board of Management

 

Handling and further development of the salary system

 

Surveillance of the GAV and internal regulations 

 

Benefits of the GAV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The GAV (Gesamtarbeitsvertrag) is a Collective Employment Agreement between the Association of Employers and Trade Unions, guaranteeing better working conditions than Swiss labour laws require, such as: 

 

40 hours/week working hours 

 

Holidays up to 6 weeks per year (age dependent) 

 

5 days paid paternity leave 

 

9 days paid public holidays per year 

 

Guaranteed 13th salary 

 

Right for education 

 

Support in conflicts with employer, help for solutions (Court of Arbitration) and/or legal assistance