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The Roche Employees' Association (AVR)

  • Representation of all Roche EAV employees (individual contract of employment)
  • Constructive social partnership
  • Support and advice for employees
  • Events and attracitve discounts

Small Molecules Asset Transformation – Phase II

The second wave of the Small Molecules Asset Transformation (SMAT) reorganisation at Global Pharma Technical Operations has been completed. Following consultations and negotiations on a redundancy scheme, the AVR – together with the department concerned and HR – has managed to greatly reduce the number of job losses and offer the employees affected the best possible solutions. How did the AVR go about this? read more

Sustainable: Lab equipment donation for Switzerland Innovation Park

What happens to equipment and instruments from Roche’s research laboratories in Basel and Kaiseraugst when they are no longer needed? In collaboration with the AVR, pRED Operations opted for a sustainable approach by making a donation. The beneficiary in the current case is Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area. read more

Bachelor theses – real-life practice, not just theory

This year the AVR has once again been involved in assigning bachelor thesis projects at the Basel/Kaiseraugst site to students at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). One topic was assigned by Learning & Development, another by Talent Acquisition. What do studies of this kind entail for the departments involved and the AVR? read more


"Market place" AVR, AKR, PVRNov. 22nd, 2017, 11 amBldg 71, Foyer
AVR PARTYFebruary 2nd, 2018, 18:30 pmBldg 67
AVR General AssemblyMarch 22nd, 2018Auditorium Bldg 1

Off to market on 22 November

In conjunction with Roche’s other two employee organisations, the Roche Works Council (AKR) and the Roche Retirees’ Association (PVR), the AVR invites you to a market place in November. Simply drop by and find out at first hand everything you have always wanted to know about Roche’s internal employee representative organisations. And with a bit of luck you might win a wellness voucher, too! read more

Get an e-bike for less

Interested in buying an e-bike, but still hesitating because of the high purchase cost? Now you can get the e-bike you always wanted at a very attractive price through Roche. Together with the Site Mobility Team, the AVR is making it easier for you to e-bike to work, making your commute healthy for you and easy on the environment. read more

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