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.
Switzerland fines international companies

Switzerland fines international companies

July 23, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland hands out nearly 20,000 fines for breach of employment laws
Average pay rises in Switzerland

Average pay rises in Switzerland

May 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The latest pay survey by the government shows the median salary for a full time job in Switzerland is now at CHF 6,502.
Thousands march on Mayday

Thousands march on Mayday

May 2, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Thousands took to the streets yesterday across the country to mark International Labour Day. Unions focused on the ge...
Swiss unions campaign to end work place discrimination

Swiss unions campaign to end work place discrimination

May 1, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
Today is International Labour Day and unions in Switzerland have launched a campaign to make sure companies pay men a...
French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

April 12, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
French postal managers are promising to get to grips with a crises which is paralyzing the post in the Pays de Gex, w...
UN staff to strike again today

UN staff to strike again today

March 23, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
UN Staff are striking again today – and pickets are manning the gates at UN offices in Geneva.  
UN workers in Geneva to strike today

UN workers in Geneva to strike today

March 16, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
UN staff in Geneva will be striking today as the dispute over pay escalates. Unions called for a ballot yesterday and...
UN staff stage walkout over pay

UN staff stage walkout over pay

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
UN staff in Geneva went on strike yesterday afternoon – timed to cause maximum disruption.
UN workers likely to see 5% pay cut

UN workers likely to see 5% pay cut

Feb. 9, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
UN Workers in Geneva are likely to see their pay cut by 5%. The measure only affects those on a ‘P’ grade...
Hundreds of workers take to Geneva streets

Hundreds of workers take to Geneva streets

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Hundreds of public sector workers took to the streets last night in Geneva, protesting job cuts, lower pay and reduce...
Geneva public workers to strike over pay and pensions

Geneva public workers to strike over pay and pensions

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
Geneva public workers say they will strike on the 4th December.
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...
Swiss working hours no longer beat the competition

Swiss working hours no longer beat the competition

July 10, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
The average working person in Switzerland spends just over 1,500 hours at work each year, according to a study by the...
Swiss parliament to decide on equal pay measures

Swiss parliament to decide on equal pay measures

July 6, 2017, 7:10 a.m.
Swiss companies with 50 employees or more may have to carry out a so-called ‘gender wage audit’, detailin...
UN staff workers threaten strike action over proposed pay cut

UN staff workers threaten strike action over proposed pay cut

May 25, 2017, 5:34 a.m.
Staff members at the UN in Geneva are threatening strike action if the plan to cut their salaries by 7.5% goes ahead.
UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

April 26, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Over 500 UN workers demonstrated outside the Palais des Nations in Geneva yesterday to fight against plans to cut pay...
Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

April 26, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
The long running dispute between the Geneva police and the government looks to get worse.
UN interns stage pay protest in Geneva

UN interns stage pay protest in Geneva

Feb. 21, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Over a hundred interns at the UN in Geneva protested yesterday – demanding an end to the practice of not paying...
Coop to give staff payrise

Coop to give staff payrise

Oct. 27, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Coop staff are celebrating – mainly. The retail chain has agreed with unions to give most workers a rise of hal...
Gender pay gap means women in Switzerland work for free from today

Gender pay gap means women in Switzerland work for free from today

Oct. 21, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Today is the day that women in Switzerland start to ‘work for free' for the rest of year, according to a report...
New deal for pay equality

New deal for pay equality

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
A deal to promote equal pay for men and women has been signed by the Confederation and over 20 cantons and municipali...
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