Benefits and Programs

Various benefits in the country are covered through legislation and social security. Therefore, only benefits outside of those statutory requirements are listed. The benefit offering represents those that are available to most employees; however, eligibility may differ depending on location and employee type. Benefit offering may vary for employees of Solar, FPD and Progress Rail.




Employee Assistance Program

A voluntary and completely confidential service provided to employees and their eligible family members to help meet many challenges at home and work. > EAP
Employee Investment Plan An employee investment plan through which employees can purchase company shares. Offered and administered via E*Trade. > HR Services > Benefits & Health
Employee Resource Groups Open to all Caterpillar employees and typically created around an aspect of common identity and/or underrepresented group. > ERGs
Family Allowances Family allowances are mandatory taxes paid by the employer. Authorities pay a monthly benefit of CHF 300 per child/CHF 400 if 16+ years old to employees. Amount may vary depending on the canton/country of residence.  
Free Parking Free parking is offered to employees in the Geneva office.  
Health Insurance A partially financed medical plan is offered by the employer: up to 80 percent of the premium for the employee and up to 20 percent of the premium for spouse and children are paid. > HR Services > Benefits & Health
Horizon Santé Horizon Santé is a voluntary health prevention program that supports employees in taking an active role in improving and maintaining their health. > HR Services > Benefits & Health
Pension Scheme A defined contribution plan is offered to employees with a permanent contract. Subject to employee and employer's contribution.
Sports Groups/Activities Sports groups and activities are offered in the Geneva office and are open for employees to join. > Employee Activities > Sports Activities