Switzerland -Jobless rate rises -January 10, 2014

Despite economic growth, the unemployment rate continued to rise in December 2013, jumping to 3.5% from 3.2% in November, with foreign workers hardest hit. At the end of December 149,437 people were registered for unemployment benefits, 10,364 more than the previous month. The number of job seekers increased to 205,802, up 9,280 from November.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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