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Sexual harassment: FAC supports SBB’s decision

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Sexual harassment: FAC supports SBB’s decision

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) supports a decision of the Swiss Federal Railways SBB in a case of sexual harassment. The court supports a settlement in the amount of a median wage, but denies other claims for further compensation, especially bullying.

Climate Seniors Association defeated in court

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Climate Seniors Association defeated in court

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has dismissed the complaint by the Climate Seniors Association, ruling that the women of the association are not affected by the government’s climate change mitigation measures in any particular way that goes beyond the impact on the general public.

New SBB trains: at least one ramp to have a certain incline, standard stipulates

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New SBB trains: at least one ramp to have a certain incline, standard stipulates

According to a decision by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) must ensure that every new-built long-distance train has at least one ramp for boarding and disembarking that does not exceed a gradient of 15 per cent.


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No participation in fees for Radio Central

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court is rejecting Radio Central’s complaint against the Swiss Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. The private radio station demanded a licence for the participation in fees.

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Decision to reject asylum application of man with links to PKK ruled fair

The Federal Administrative Court has upheld the decision by the State Secretariat for Migration to refuse the asylum application of a Turkish national of Kurdish ethnicity on the grounds that he was unworthy of asylum. As a suspected member of “Komalên Ciwan”, a clandestine sub-organisation of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), the man in question has been deemed to endanger Switzerland’s internal or external security.

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Residence permit of Chechen national rejected

The Federal Administrative Court rejected the request for a residence permit by a Chechen student due to his improper conduct when trying to extend his stay in Switzerland.


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Official court decision collection of the FAC

Order now: Decisions of the Federal Administrative Court Bulletin 2017 annual edition

Finding judgements

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