Unemployment insurance

Short-time working in the time context of the coronavirus
Please find information and regulations on this page.

General information
The cantonal office responsible for the implementation of the unemployment insurance scheme ensures uniform implementation of the Federal Law on Compulsory Unemployment Insurance and Insolvency Compensation (AVIG) at cantonal level and prevents the misuse of daily allowance payments.

In addition, it decides on applications by employers for short-time working compansation and bad weather compensation (information available only in German).