22 Apr, 2024 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Executives, senior management position and overtime under Swiss law

22 Apr, 2024 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Given their status, executives and senior managers occupy a special position within the company. This status rhymes with responsibilities, high salaries, bonuses and greater workloads. But what about overtime and extra work ?

Poorly managed, overtime tends to accumulate from one year to the next, causing accounting and administrative problems for companies. The problem of overtime for executives and senior managers is different from that of other employees.

This article covers the following topics: 

  • distinction between overtime and supplementary work
  • compensation for overtime and supplementary work in practice
  • executives and the waiver of overtime
  • notion of executive
  • notion of senior management position
  • overtime compensation and senior management

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