Salaries are one big secret in Switzerland – people rarely talk about who makes what. Wage discrimination debates come up every year on May 1, international workers’ day, with unions demanding more transparency. But businesses maintain that salaries are a private matter. What do you think? Should there be a more open conversation about who’s earning what? And what has been your experience with wage transparency?
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