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mental health Why burnout is such a controversial issue in Switzerland

Burnout is still poorly understood, despite a new classification by world health authorities. How is Switzerland coming to terms with the syndrome?

personal perspective Experiencing a burnout

Anne was a salesperson at a large department store, managing several departments, when she experienced a burnout. 

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equal treatment Huge turnout for women’s strike in Switzerland

Women across Switzerland have taken to the streets on Friday to demand equal treatment and conditions compared with their male counterparts.

This content was published on June 14, 2019 9:39 PM

Stats behind the women's strike Minding the gap between the sexes in Switzerland

Equal rights may be enshrined in the constitution, but from the workplace to the home, inequality between men and women persists.

Feminism Why Swiss women are back on strike today

On June 14, 1991, half a million women in Switzerland joined the first women’s strike. Nearly 30 years later, they’re mobilising again.

Labour rights Swiss open ILO centenary meeting with call for pay equity and social partnership

Federal Councillor Alain Berset defended the ILO and called for more effort on equal pay in his opening speech at the organisation's 100th meeting.

This content was published on June 10, 2019 3:38 PM

ILO Geneva conference tackles workplace harassment and future jobs

What will tomorrow’s jobs look like? The centenary conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking to understand that question.

2019 elections What people in Switzerland worry about

Here’s an interactive look at the things that have given the Swiss sleepless nights over the years.

Labour market Motherhood can be a real job risk

One in seven working women in Switzerland has lost their job because she became a mother, according to a new study.

This content was published on June 2, 2019 4:22 PM

Price index Dating on the cheap remains a challenge in Zurich

The most expensive place for dinner? A movie? A taxi home? It’s Zurich, which has captured several of the top slots in a global ranking.

#swisshistorypics American aerial photos show Switzerland in 1946

After the Second World War, American bombers took to the skies over Switzerland on a peaceful mission to capture photos from the air.

Week in Numbers E-bikes and C-sections

A round-up of some of the most eye-catching statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.