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New publication about public-sector employment relationships in the Canton of Basel Stadt

Christoph Meyer is co-author of a new practical handbook about personnel law. It sets out the material issues relating to public-sector employment relationships in the Canton of Basel-Stadt and discusses the latest rulings of the Federal and Basel-Stadt cantonal courts.

The book can be ordered from Helbling Lichtenhahn Verlag via the following link:


References under public personnel law

In three recent judgements, the Appeal Court of the Canton of Basel-Stadt focused on work references. Christoph Meyer summarises the most important new findings from the recent jurisprudence of the Appeal Court in this newsletter. To a large extent, these findings also apply outside the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

Download pdf NEOVIUS Aktuell Nr. 11 (92 KB)


New findings for procurement law from the rulings of the cantonal courts

In our newsletter no. 10, Christoph Meyer summarises the most recent rulings about selection and award criteria of the courts of the Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft.

Download pdf NEOVIUS Aktuell Nr. 10 (136 KB)


Special features of employment relationships under public law

With the introduction by the administration of new public management, public personnel law has also seen in-depth changes. For example, the civil servant position for a fixed period of employment was replaced by permanent employment relationships with the possibility of termination of employment. Traditional disciplinary law has mostly been abolished. The new performance and impact orientation finds expression in more flexible wage systems and employee management by objectives, among others. Christoph Meyer and Nadja Lüthi point out some of the special features of public personnel law in this newsletter.

Download pdf NEOVIUS Aktuell Nr. 9 (129 KB)

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