Women's retirement age to increase to 65

Women's retirement age to increase to 65

July 4, 2019, 8:59 a.m.
The government has put forward yet another plan in an effort to shore up the struggling Swiss pensions fund.
Parliament approves call to reserve board seats for women

Parliament approves call to reserve board seats for women

June 20, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
Parliament has agreed to the government’s proposal calling for more women to be appointed to company boards.
Geneva to enforce gender equality in government

Geneva to enforce gender equality in government

May 30, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva is looking to legally enforce gender equality in all government agencies.
Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boards

Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boards

May 21, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
All of Switzerland’s top 20 companies now have at least one woman in the boardroom, according to a report by th...
Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Parliament has passed a law which it’s hoped will be a major step against gender pay inequality.
Sexual harassment platform says one in ten calls for help are from men

Sexual harassment platform says one in ten calls for help are from men

July 24, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Ten per cent of people who contact a Swiss internet site designed to help employees who feel sexually harassed at wor...
Switzerland slumps in gender equality index

Switzerland slumps in gender equality index

Nov. 2, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Switzerland has suffered a surprise fall in an international gender equality survey.
Call for women to be given Fridays off

Call for women to be given Fridays off

Aug. 23, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Women should be able to work one day less than men, calls Juso President, Tamara Funiciello. Juso is a group of yo...
Switzerland drops in equality rankings

Switzerland drops in equality rankings

Oct. 26, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Switzerland has dropped three places in World Economic Forum rankings for equality between men and women. It's now e...
Not enough women in top management positions

Not enough women in top management positions

Oct. 3, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
The number of women holding company posts in Switzerland is too low, according to a report by Credit Suisse. The rep...
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