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Second pillar of the community Occupational pensions, a hidden Swiss treasure

Swiss pension savings far exceed gross domestic product (GDP) and the reserves of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). 

Pensionable age Are Swiss women privileged in Europe?

The increase in the retirement age for women from 64 to 65 is one of the most controversial parts of Switzerland's pension reform package.

Opinion Double ‘yes’ vote will secure our old age


The Pensions 2020 is a balanced package that guarantees our old-age provisions and pensions, says Barbara Gysi.

Opinion Pensions 2020 is a reform in name only


The reform of the old-age and disability pension and the professional pension is not the way to secure pensions for the future, says Petra Gössi.

Worker visas Cantons demand more access to foreign employees

Switzerland’s three economic powerhouse cantons have demanded greater access to foreign workers from outside of the European Union. Zurich, Geneva ...

Alain Berset interview Pensions: ‘If nothing changes, the young will pay twice’

Interior Minister Alain Berset talks pension reforms with's editor-in-chief Larissa M Bieler.