Safeguarding the Constitutional Function of the Occupational Pension System

Chapter

Abstract

The Swiss Occupational Pension Scheme, based on the Federal Law on Occupational retirement provison (BVG), takes the form of an occupational pension system operating on a funded basis and, in principle, mandatory for all employees.

Keywords

Swiss occupational pension scheme Swiss old age pension system Three-pillars-concept Constitutional function of the pension scheme Crisis-Intervention-Mechanism 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied Social Sciences, Erfurt University of Applied SciencesErfurtGermany

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