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Dismissal confirmed for members of the Special Forces

29.04.2022

Dismissal confirmed for members of the Special Forces

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) confirms the dismissal of four members of the Special Forces Command who refused vaccination against Covid-19.

Stricter criteria for transfers to Greece

27.04.2022

Stricter criteria for transfers to Greece

The Federal Court of Administration clarified its case law on the acceptability of enforcing the removal of recognised beneficiaries of protection to Greece. Henceforth, stricter criteria will apply in the case of vulnerable persons.

Easing of requirements for Dublin transfers to Italy

22.04.2022

Easing of requirements for Dublin transfers to Italy

In the framework of what are known as “take-charge” transfers pursuant to the Dublin Agreement, Swiss authorities no longer have to request preliminary guarantees, not even for persons with serious health problems who have not yet applied for asylum in Italy. The Federal Administrative Court has rendered this decision in a reference judgment.


21.04.2022

Judgment on the dismissal of an ETH professor

The Federal Administrative Court holds that the dismissal of a professor by ETH Zurich is neither unlawful nor gender discriminatory. However, since the dismissal was not preceded by a warning, the Court awarded the professor indemnification totaling eight months’ salary.

04.03.2022

Wolves of the Stagias pack may not be culled

In summer 2021, wolves killed a total of eleven sheep on the Alp Lavaz. But because three of the sheep were killed outside the protected pastureland, the Federal Administrative Court confirmed the decision of the Federal Office for the Environment not to permit the culling of three young wolves from the pack.

Works under a train

23.02.2022

Judgment on a reserved zone for future SBB maintenance facility

The Federal Office of Transport has designated a reserved zone in Arbedo-Castione for the construction of the future SBB maintenance facility. The Federal Administrative Court finds, that the appellants lack the right of appeal and declares their appeals inadmissible.


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Public party hearing

A public party hearing will be held on 18 May 2022.

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