Switzerland - Strike at Tamedia suspended after canton offers to mediate - August 31, 2018

Workers at the countries’ largest French-language daily tabloid ‘Le Matin’, went on strike to protest the recently-announced winding down of the printed version of the tabloid that is owned by Tamedia. Journalists from the paper, as well as other Tamedia-owned publications, demanded that the closure be overturned and that the associated job cuts (36, of which 22 editorial staff) be reversed. The strike was suspended following a successful offer of mediation by canton Vaud authorities

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