In Switzerland, less than one in two people works under a collective bargaining agreement, a relatively low rate internationally. Swiss are also just below the European average when it comes to risk of falling under the poverty threshold.
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Minimum wages - a European snapshot
The idea of introducing a minimum wage in Switzerland is making headway, although the issue remains controversial and international studies haven’t shed much light on it. Yves Flückiger, who directs the University of Geneva’s Employment Observatory, explains why. [...]
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