'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workers

'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workers

April 18, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK have come to an agreement on how to treat workers in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

March 26, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Frontier workers in Ticino are fuming at new Italian rules which forbid them driving a Swiss registered car in Italy.
More construction workers strike

More construction workers strike

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:24 a.m.
More construction workers have been striking across the country. Unions say 1,500 stopped work yesterday in Neuchatel...
Second day of striking for Geneva construction workers

Second day of striking for Geneva construction workers

Oct. 17, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Construction workers will be demonstrating for a second day in Geneva today.
Construction worker strikes continue across nation

Construction worker strikes continue across nation

Oct. 16, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Construction workers are threatening further strike action if their working conditions continue to deteriorate.
Swiss workers to get legal protection from the sun.

Swiss workers to get legal protection from the sun.

May 31, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
New regulations to protect workers from the sun will come into force next year.
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.
Work permit restrictions for Romanians and Bulgarians to stay for another year

Work permit restrictions for Romanians and Bulgarians to stay for another year

April 19, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
The government is extending the restrictions on workers from Bulgaria and Romania for another year.
Lower rate of increase for Geneva frontaliers

Lower rate of increase for Geneva frontaliers

Jan. 19, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
The number of cross-border workers in Geneva is still climbing, but at a far lower rate.
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.
P&G employees fight for pension rights

P&G employees fight for pension rights

Oct. 23, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
400 ex-employees of Procter and Gamble in Geneva have launched a class action suit against the company, alleging they...
Voters will get chance to re-think EU immigration policy

Voters will get chance to re-think EU immigration policy

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:50 a.m.
Voters will get a chance to decide again on the issue of immigration from the EU. Switzerland’s relationship wi...
Swiss Senate votes through new employment bill

Swiss Senate votes through new employment bill

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
The Swiss Senate has voted for the potentially EU compatible bill that will force companies looking to hire new staff...
Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
The number of spot checks on companies employing foreign workers will increase from 27,000 a year to 35,000.
More cross border workers in Switzerland

More cross border workers in Switzerland

Nov. 4, 2016, 5:57 a.m.
The number of people crossing the border to work in Switzerland has continued to grow, with only Ticino receiving few...
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