Bern under pressure to allow construction sites to reopen

Bern under pressure to allow construction sites to reopen

April 2, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Bern authorities are under pressure to allow construction sites to reopen – despite opposition from unions, wor...
Transport unions call to remove name tags

Transport unions call to remove name tags

Jan. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Transport unions are calling for a change in policy on train workers wearing name tags.
Vote to allow Geneva shops to stay open later delayed

Vote to allow Geneva shops to stay open later delayed

Oct. 28, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Geneva shop worker unions have delayed a vote by the cantonal parliament which would allow shops to open later Monday...
Labour Day marches call for equal pay

Labour Day marches call for equal pay

May 2, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Thousands took to the streets yesterday to mark Labour Day. 
Older workers to sue companies for age discrimination

Older workers to sue companies for age discrimination

Dec. 17, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
An initiative is to be launched which would allow older workers to sue for age discrimination.
Uber Eats Geneva launch fought by labour unions

Uber Eats Geneva launch fought by labour unions

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Labour unions in Geneva are fighting the launch of Uber Eats.
Passengers stuck for up to two hours on train

Passengers stuck for up to two hours on train

Sept. 19, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
Train passengers were stuck for up to two hours on the line between Olten and Bern last night.
Thousands stuck on train stations last night

Thousands stuck on train stations last night

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Thousands of commuters were stranded for hours last night on the train line running from Geneva to Lausanne.
Man arrested after biting train guard

Man arrested after biting train guard

Aug. 1, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A 57-year-old man has been arrested after biting a train security guard.
Trains will be running today at Winterthur after derailment

Trains will be running today at Winterthur after derailment

June 18, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Trains will be running normally from Winterthur this morning.
Drunk man has narrow escape on train line

Drunk man has narrow escape on train line

June 1, 2018, 5:44 a.m.
A drunk man in Zug had a narrow escape on Wednesday night after he decided to take a nap on a train line near the Sch...
Unions attack plans to reduce train ticket inspectors

Unions attack plans to reduce train ticket inspectors

May 23, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
Unions are unhappy at plans by Swiss Federal Railways to cut the number of ticket inspectors on intercity trains.
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.
Unions representing Glencore workers demonstrate in Zug

Unions representing Glencore workers demonstrate in Zug

May 3, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Union representatives from across the world gathered in Zug yesterday to protest conditions for Glencore workers.
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...
Geneva police scraps annual parade

Geneva police scraps annual parade

Jan. 24, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Geneva police unions – angry at new work schedules and overtime restrictions – have forced the commander,...
Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:44 a.m.
Unions say there is still a chance public transport in Geneva could be hit by a wave of strikes – despite manag...
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