Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Finance/banking/taxation
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 03.10.2015, 23:26
Newbie 1st class
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Zurich
Posts: 18
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
nadja_oz has no particular reputation at present
Re: Postdoc losing money due to exchange rate

Postdocs who have a swiss salary are still eligible for RAV (they look at your income in last 2 years), and then judge just like for anyone else.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 04.10.2015, 12:36
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Ostschweiz
Posts: 3,020
Groaned at 99 Times in 79 Posts
Thanked 3,745 Times in 1,935 Posts
Urs Max has a reputation beyond reputeUrs Max has a reputation beyond reputeUrs Max has a reputation beyond reputeUrs Max has a reputation beyond reputeUrs Max has a reputation beyond reputeUrs Max has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Postdoc losing money due to exchange rate

Quote:
View Post
Thanks for comments! The salary is written in CHF in the contract and I can't see anything about changes in exchange rates written in it. But, I'll let someone more skilled in German read the contract together with me.

Thanks dandi! I'll check if there is anything written about founding sources being available for the project, but I doubt. But I agree, there must be a mutual agreement before the salary changes.
If the contract is for a predefined fixed term the salary reduction may not be possible, certainly subject to the wording in the contract.

I think it's a good idea to contact RAV - not because they will pay for the difference (they won't, unless perhaps the contract is terminated), but because they may be able to give you legal advice. Or at the very least, direct you to some entity that does (make sure to ask if that service is free or not first thing).
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank Urs Max for this useful post:
Reply

Tags
exchange rate, postdoc salary, problem




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Losing proposed tenant due to slow respons regie Stino Housing in general 1 28.04.2014 18:52
unstable exchange rate..dilema to exchange now or not ujjwal Finance/banking/taxation 4 16.01.2012 00:06
Exchange rate CHF - EUR: where is the best rate in Basel? jttraveller Finance/banking/taxation 3 02.07.2008 12:47
higher rent due to increased hypothec interest rate justsally Housing in general 2 25.07.2007 23:23


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 20:20.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0