Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Sept. 7, 2020, 10 a.m.
In the last 24 hours a further 444 have tested positive for Covid-19. That’s up from the beginning of the weeke...
Geneva airport considers solutions to cope with 'new normal' air traffic

Geneva airport considers solutions to cope with 'new normal' air traffic

Sept. 1, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Geneva airport is considering salary cuts and staff layoffs as it predicts traffic will not return to normal until 20...
Manor to cut nearly 500 jobs as revenues fall

Manor to cut nearly 500 jobs as revenues fall

Aug. 18, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
The retailer Manor is to cut nearly 500 jobs in response to falling revenues and the shift to online shopping.
Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

July 22, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
More than 40% of the working population in canton Geneva are foreigners. The latest figures from the Cantonal Statist...
Art sector lights up red for thousands of jobs at risk

Art sector lights up red for thousands of jobs at risk

June 23, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Last night, theatres, concert halls and opera houses lit up in red across the country as the arts sector warns thousa...
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

June 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time. 
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

June 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job. 
Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

May 13, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are expecting to make a loss this year and air traffic volumes to fall 10%, taking it...
Companies urged not to fire employees as unemployment rises

Companies urged not to fire employees as unemployment rises

April 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
The crisis is also becoming increasingly noticeable in the Swiss labour market. 
Tourism sector cuts jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers

Tourism sector cuts jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers

March 2, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Businesses in the tourism sector are cutting jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers.
EU immigration has no impact of Swiss jobs or wages

EU immigration has no impact of Swiss jobs or wages

July 2, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
A government report says immigration from the EU has no significant impact on job prospects for Swiss nationals nor d...
Migros to cut jobs amidst discount chain battles

Migros to cut jobs amidst discount chain battles

June 25, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
The supermarket chain Migros says it will be cutting around 90 jobs at its eastern regional headquarters as it battle...
French company Total to move jobs from London to Geneva

French company Total to move jobs from London to Geneva

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
The French oil and gas giant Total are transferring 200 trading jobs from London to Geneva.
More people getting face tattoos in Switzerland

More people getting face tattoos in Switzerland

Jan. 8, 2019, 6:26 a.m.
More and more people are getting tattoos on their faces in Switzerland – and some are warning it could hamper j...
Economic growth revised upwards

Economic growth revised upwards

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
The government is upping its growth rate for this year. The Swiss Expert Group says GDP growth in 2018 will be 2.9% -...
Nestlé to cut hundreds of jobs in Switzerland

Nestlé to cut hundreds of jobs in Switzerland

May 30, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
Nestlé has announced it’s to shed 500 IT jobs in Switzerland and another 80 at its Nespresso operations ...
Move to relax radio rules ahead of 5G networks

Move to relax radio rules ahead of 5G networks

Feb. 23, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
The government is signaling it is ready to change the law on allowing more powerful mobile phone masts.
Competition hits Swisscom figures and costs jobs

Competition hits Swisscom figures and costs jobs

Feb. 8, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Competition is taking its toll on the telecom giant Swisscom. The company says it will cut 700 jobs after it announce...
Media firm closes printing works

Media firm closes printing works

Jan. 11, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
The Swiss media firm Ringier is closing a major printing works in Lucerne. 172 jobs will be lost. The works is one th...
GE to cut jobs in Switzerland

GE to cut jobs in Switzerland

Dec. 8, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Switzerland won’t escape the decision by the global engineering firm General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs worldw...
Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The number of cross border workers in Geneva is up again – but not by the same rate as earlier in the year.
Jobs could go at ABB plant in Geneva due to China competition

Jobs could go at ABB plant in Geneva due to China competition

Nov. 7, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Workers at the ABB factory in Geneva are protesting the loss of up to 150 people – about half the work force.
Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Oct. 9, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
Around 2,000 protested in Geneva on Saturday afternoon, demanding a cheaper city.
Woman rejected from driving job because she's a woman

Woman rejected from driving job because she's a woman

Sept. 14, 2017, 4:47 a.m.
A 24 year old woman was shocked after she was refused a driving job simply because she is a woman.
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