Switzerland - Minimum wages in hospitality will increase - March 31, 2018

The social partners in hospitality negotiate every year about the modification of the minimum wage. This year, the employers blocked proposals to increase the minimum wage. The unions as for arbitration and, as a result, minimum wages will go up with 0.5%, starting 1 April 2018 for ordinary workers and, at the latest, 1 May 2018 for seasonal workers. The monthly minimum wage for unskilled workers is at least 3,435 Swiss Francs (2,919 euro). The joint sectoral committee has published leaflets in different languages.

Read on: in German …   in French …   in Italian …  

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