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Wages Bankers are no longer Switzerland’s top earners

The pharmaceutical industry and insurance companies have overtaken banking as the best paid sectors in Switzerland.

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Healthcare Home-care services increase, nursing home stays stagnate

Better at home than in a home: almost 350,000 people made use of assistance and home-care services (Spitex) last year, 10,000 more than in 2016.

Healthy income Doctors’ salaries exceed expectations

The salaries of self-employed doctors in Switzerland are around a third higher than previously thought.

1918 General Strike Capitulation before revolution

November 2018 will see the centenary of the 1918 General Strike, a political event that brought Switzerland to the brink of civil war.

Mitenand movement The pioneers of a more open migration policy

Forty years ago, 3,000 people gathered on Parliament Square, demanding a more humane policy towards foreigners based on equal rights.

Multinationals Want a job in Switzerland? Take a hint from top companies

What does it take to get a job at a multinational company in Switzerland? Experts give our readers a word of advice.

Building sector conflict Autumn of discontent in the land of labour harmony

As striking building workers stage a second day of protest in Geneva, we look at Switzerland's history when it comes to labour conflicts.

#metoo, one year on Sexual harassment still shrouded in secrecy in big companies

Sexual harassment is still discussed behind closed doors in most companies. So what has changed since #metoo?

class divide What the statistics don’t say about teachers’ salaries

How much does a schoolteacher earn in Switzerland? There are big differences between the cantons, and also a gap between theory and practice.