Swiss seek to tighten rules for foreigners

In the run-up to a 9 February vote on immigrants brought about by the right-wing UDC (People’s Party), Bern Wednesday 15 January issued, for public consultation until May 2014, tougher rules for foreigners. In particular the governing Federal Council wants to ensure that the same rules apply countrywide, in this decentralized nation where cantons often […]

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Work in Switzerland with a Switzerland Work Permit

A work permit allows individuals to work in a particular country. Switzerland work permit is for individuals who want work in Switzerland. A Switzerland work permit is not needed all foreign nationals who are planning to get employment in this nation. Non-European nationals who want to migrate to Switzerland will need a permit to allow […]

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Nestlé unveils European youth jobs scheme

Swiss-based Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company, has announced a plan to help at least 20,000 young people find work in Europe over the next three years. The company said on Thursday its initiative would offer employment and create “thousands of apprentice positions and traineeships by 2016” for job seekers under the age of 30. […]

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Swiss limit permits for workers from all EU countries

Switzerland will impose immigration quotas on a further 17 European Union countries from June, the Federal Office for Migration said on Wednesday, a move that could pose a headache for many multinational companies that rely on EU workers. Prosperous, non-EU Switzerland has seen the net influx of workers rise to up to 80,000 a year, […]

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Equal salaries fight gets jobs-check boost

The federal government is putting up the money to create two new full time jobs and retain two temporary ones to check that companies are paying equal salaries for men and women. A number of other measures will address the problem of discrimination against women workers, but it remains to be seen if they will […]

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