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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

Pension Fund and Supplementary Pension Scheme: new Vice-Chairs and Trustees appointed

A change in the vice-chairmanship of both the PF and the SPS was on the agenda at the spring meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Roche Pension Fund (PF), Supplementary Pension Scheme (SPS) and Employee Profit-sharing Plan (MGB). A number of new Trustees and Alternates were appointed from within the ranks of the employee representatives. read more

Richard von Manteuffel visits the AVR

The AVR invited Richard von Manteuffel, Group Head of Employee Relations & Head of HR Business Partnering for Group HR, to a mutual meet-and-greet during a committee meeting. He then answered HR-relevant questions from the AVR. read more

AVR off-site meeting 2017

The AVR Committee held its annual off-site meeting at the end of June. The three-day programme was well organised – and successful in every respect. In addition to a number of important internal matters, it focused on the joint discussion of HR topics with HR management from Basel and Rotkreuz. A full day was devoted to internal training. And the event was not without its convivial and adventurous moments, either. read more

ABW will be the new office standard in Basel and Kaiseraugst

After the pilot phase of activity-based working (ABW) in individual organisations at Roche in Basel, surveys have found that employees’ job satisfaction has increased overall. Now ABW is to be rolled out as the new office standard in Basel and Kaiseraugst. The AVR invited Dr Stéphanie Pignol, Head of Workplace Strategy, to explain the associated change process in more detail. read more

AVR-Agenda

EventDate/TimeVenue

Come-together-Party 3 / 2017

Nov. 9th, 2017, 5 pm

Basel, SUD

"Market place" AVR, AKR, PVRNov. 22nd, 2017, 11 amBldg 71, Foyer

The 2017 Bike to Work Challenge

This was the first year in which Roche Glycart AG in Schlieren took part in the health and environmental campaign “Bike to Work”. Ralf Geertsen, our AVR site representative in Schlieren, was actively involved – both in organising the event and in the saddle. He sums up the results of this campaign for us, which was a resounding success from a sporting perspective, too. read more

RoBaToMaS - Roche Basel ToastMasters Club

Is personal development important to you? Would you like to improve your public speaking skills and leadership qualities with a modest investment of time? Look no further: the officially recognised RoBaToMaS - Roche Basel ToastMaster Club offers all Roche employees effective training in a protected environment. As a member, you enjoy many advantages – and you also get to have fun. read more

Loyal partnership with Sympany

The AVR has worked together with health insurer Sympany for over 20 years, in a collaboration offering all Roche employees advantageous insurance deals. Find out more about these opportunities at first hand on 14 September (Building 21, registration required) or online, and with a little luck you’ll win a 1st class GA travel card. Read more 

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