Thousands queue each week for bag of food in GenevaJune 5, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
It has become somewhat routine: every Saturday a few thousand people queue for a bag of free food and other...
Bern under pressure to allow construction sites to reopenApril 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 tagsJan. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Transport unions are calling for a change in policy on train workers wearing name tags.
Vaud triggers awareness campaign for heatwave weekendJune 20, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Forecasters are predicting a heat wave next week – and canton Vaud is triggering its awareness campaign to make...
Snapped Titlis cable kills worker and injures 6June 6, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
A worker has been killed and a further 6 injured after an accident at the Titlis mountain cable car.
'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workersApril 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 fumingMarch 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 strikeOct. 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 workersOct. 17, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Construction workers will be demonstrating for a second day in Geneva today.
Construction worker strikes continue across nationOct. 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.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 ZugMay 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 yearApril 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 frontaliersJan. 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 streetsDec. 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 pensionsNov. 29, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
Geneva public workers say they will strike on the 4th December.
P&G employees fight for pension rightsOct. 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 policyDec. 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 billDec. 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 payNov. 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 SwitzerlandNov. 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...