Law on foreign nationals
Switzerland has a two-tier system for admitting foreign workers. Workers from EU/EFTA countries are covered by the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons. For all other countries, only limited numbers of managers, specialists and skilled workers are admitted.
Ordinance on the Gradual Introduction of Freedom of Movement for Persons between the Swiss Confederation and the European Community and the Member States thereof and between the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (Freedom of Movement Introduction Ordinance, FMIO) (available in DE, FR, IT).
Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons (Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the other, on the free movement of persons) (available in DE, FR, IT).
Directive on international wage comparison (available in