Lump Sum Compensation
As a member, you can submit a request for a lump sum compensation, if – after a waiting period of two years – you lose your economic livelihood due to political reasons. The lump sum compensation amounts to a maximum of CHF 10’000.–
General requirements for a lump sum compensation
The cooperative can support the member with a lump sum compensation within its financial possibilities.
- The payment of a lump-sum compensation presupposes a loss of economic livelihood due to war, unrest or general political coercive measures.
- The economic loss of livelihood must be substantial, not largely self-inflicted, and not temporary, the legal process must be exhausted if possible.
- The lump-sum compensation may not exceed the amount of the economic loss.
- The events leading to the loss of economic livelihood must have occurred after the waiting period of 2 years has expired.
The decision as to whether compensation will be paid lies with the Executive Board.
The current situation regarding lump-sum compensation can be found under News.