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Climate strikes Saving the planet and saving UBS – which is the emergency?

Young people are going on strike across Switzerland, demanding that the government declare a state of climate emergency.

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Mind the gap Swiss workplace inequality, by the numbers

We look at five areas in which women are still underrepresented, and how the Swiss compare internationally.

Week in Numbers Big money, big vehicles

Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.

International Women's Day Mothers face double-edged sword in Swiss workplace culture

More women in Switzerland are calling for an end to a stigma on mothers in the workplace that is holding their careers and the country back.

gender equality Slight increase in women in top management

Female representation on top management boards in Switzerland rose slightly last year, though the figures still lag behind other European countries.

This content was published on March 7, 2019 5:24 PM

Looking for work More job seekers abroad claim Swiss unemployment benefits

The number of people drawing on Swiss unemployment benefits while searching for a job in the European Union has risen sharply in the last five years.

This content was published on February 24, 2019 12:50 PM

employment problems Older jobless struggle to find work

An estimated 100,000 people in Switzerland are jobless and on welfare. Many of them are over 50. We find out why.

Employment and placement agencies

Whether you are a European or a third-state national looking to work in Switzerland, the search for a professional post should begin here. ...

Retiring to Switzerland

Low taxes, beautiful scenery, excellent health care: these are just a few of the reasons people come to Switzerland to retire.

Gender discrimination Why Swiss women don’t sue their employers

Few women in Switzerland sue their employers for wage discrimination – with good reason. It seldom works out.

Week in Numbers Tremors, watches and refugees

Here’s a round-up of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories from Switzerland.