Switzerland - Trade union federation wants affordable healthcare - February 28, 2019

The Federation of Trade Unions (SGB) starts an initiative to stop the ever growing costs of healthcare. Under the device ‘Health isn’t a luxury product’ the SGB declares that no one should pay more than 10% of available income for healthcare premiums. Premiums should decline and healthcare be available to all. The SGB started a Volksinitiative (People’s initiative) to change the law accordingly.

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