Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Normally during the summer, Geneva traffic is lighter as schools are out and many are away. 
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...
New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

June 12, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Workers for the federal government will have to take the train more often for official trips following the publicatio...
Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

June 8, 2020, 11:54 a.m.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says if home working becomes more common after the pandemic...
Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

May 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
In a scene which the press likened to a cold war prisoner swap, officials from canton Geneva and the neighbouring Fre...
Public transport schedules to begin return to normal

Public transport schedules to begin return to normal

April 22, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Public transport will start to run close to normal schedules from Monday as lockdown restrictions start to end. 
Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

April 20, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Some more borders will be open for Geneva cross border workers from today. 
Students losing money over Covid-19 events ban

Students losing money over Covid-19 events ban

March 3, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Students and other part time staff are being hit in the pocket the most after the government banned all events of ove...
Burnout on the rise as more workers signed off

Burnout on the rise as more workers signed off

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
More and more workers are being signed off by their doctors for burnout. 
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

July 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'

Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'

June 19, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A decision by education authorities in canton Fribourg to ban retirees from working in schools is causing uproar.
Career break mothers lose out financially even when they’re back at work

Career break mothers lose out financially even when they’re back at work

May 24, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Mothers in Switzerland can lose around three per cent of their lifetime earnings for every year they spend bringing u...
Workers will need to work longer

Workers will need to work longer

May 13, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
Workers will have to wait longer until being able to retire as the state pension system is under severe pressure.
Survey shows how workers view commute time

Survey shows how workers view commute time

Dec. 20, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A survey by comparis.ch suggests many commuters would like their travel time to work to count towards their working t...
Modern slavery investigation in Geneva

Modern slavery investigation in Geneva

Oct. 23, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A family in Geneva is being investigated for alleged modern slavery.
27,000 signatures for petition to continue migrant-rescue work

27,000 signatures for petition to continue migrant-rescue work

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
27,000 people have signed a petition to allow a ship to continue its work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
Switzerland falls in popularity for working expats

Switzerland falls in popularity for working expats

Aug. 23, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Switzerland remains one of the most popular countries to work in for expats – but the number of Swiss who would...
Companies struggle to fill jobs

Companies struggle to fill jobs

Aug. 22, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Many companies in Switzerland are struggling to fill vacancies.
Women do more unpaid work than men

Women do more unpaid work than men

Dec. 12, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
A report that won’t come as a surprise to many women – they do the most unpaid work in the country.
Three cantons push for more work permits

Three cantons push for more work permits

Aug. 30, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Three cantons, Geneva, Basel-Country and Zurich have written a joint letter to the federal government asking for the ...
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...
Immigration into Geneva slowing

Immigration into Geneva slowing

March 7, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Immigration into Geneva is slowing markedly. Figures released by the Federal Office of Statistics show there was only...
Swiss companies pay bonus for not being sick

Swiss companies pay bonus for not being sick

Feb. 13, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
It’s becoming more common for Swiss companies to pay a bonus to staff who do not take a sick day in a year.
More refugees find work in Switzerland

More refugees find work in Switzerland

Nov. 4, 2016, 6 a.m.
An additional 2,000 refugees have found jobs after a scheme was launched in 2012 to help them gain access to the Swis...
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