In the popular vote on 27 September 2020, a majority of 60.3 per cent accepted the introduction of a two-week paternity leave, financed by the compensation for loss of earnings (IPG). At its meeting on 21 October 2020, the Federal Council set the effective date of the relevant amendment to 1 January 2021 and adopted
The Federal Council intends to ensure close bilateral relations with the United Kingdom even after Brexit. At the sitting of 13 February 2019 it therefore regulated the admission of British citizens in the event of a UK exit from the European Union without an agreement. For British citizens wishing to enter Switzerland from 30 March