Switzerland - Minimum pay for hospitality concluded - August 31, 2018

The negotiators in hospitality, trade unions Unia, Syna and Hotel&Gastro Union and the employers’ organisations GastroSuisse and Swiss Catering Association, finalised their annual pay bargaining and settled a new minimum wage in the sector. The minimum wages in the hospitality industry will increase by 1 to 1.3% from 1 January 2019. Currently, an unskilled worker in hospitality earns a monthly pay of 3435 Swiss Francs (3045 euro). On 1 January 2019, this will increase to 3470 Swiss Francs (3076 euro). 

The joint press statement: in German…  in French…  in Italian…

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