New start-up started
In three of the Zurich cities minimum wage in the launching of initiatives. What is required is a statutory hourly wage of at least 23 Swiss francs.
- Popular initiatives, calling for a statutory hourly wage of at least 23 Swiss francs, were launched in three Zurich cities.
- It is not the first attempt, in Switzerland a minimum wage to introduce.
- In 2014, a similar Initiative from the trade unions and the SP but failed significantly.
In the cities of Zurich, Winterthur and Kloten there is a new start for a minimum wage: A coalition of trade unions, political parties and aid agencies launched there, popular initiatives, calling for a statutory hourly wage of at least 23 Swiss francs.
Of a minimum wage, especially women and the Working Poor would benefit, which can keep up to date with several Jobs on the water. In the city of Zurich according to the initiators of Tuesday work, wages more than 17’000 people “at rock bottom”.
Also in Winterthur and around the airport of the low-wage sector is large, such as in the case of the cleaning forces. Among the lowest paid Occupations, those in sales and the courier industry.
At the national level failed
Two-thirds of those Affected are women, writes the Committee, next to trade unions and charities, the SP, the Greens and the AL belong to. The people initiatives will be on the 17th. June in the city of Zurich published a day later in Winterthur and Kloten.
It is not the first attempt, in Switzerland a minimum wage to introduce. In 2014, a similar Initiative from the trade unions and the SP but failed significantly. 76,3 percent of Swiss Voters rejected a minimum wage of 22 Swiss francs per hour, respectively, to 4000 francs per month.
In the USA there are already several cities that impose a minimum wage, such as New York or San Francisco.