The Swiss People’s Party is likely to gain the most votes in this month’s general elections, followed by the Social Democrats, the Gfs.Bern polling institute reported, citing a survey.
The right-wing Swiss People’s Party is isolated in its calls for the resignation of Swiss central bank chief Philipp Hildebrand over currency-trading allegations, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Switzerland’s People’s Party is likely to gain the most votes in October general elections, followed by the Social Democrats, Blick reported, citing a survey conducted by the GfS polling institute.
Switzerland voted in favor of new immigration curbs, risking a backlash from the European Union and thwarting the ability of companies to hire top talent abroad.
Switzerland proposed limiting the number of new immigrants from European Union countries as a standoff with the 28-member bloc looms over the government’s attempt to implement the results of a February vote on foreigners.
More than one in five workers in Switzerland are foreigners. That could soon change.
Switzerland’s liberal tax and labor laws made it a magnet for companies. Now the country’s open approach to politics is making it a repellent.
Simon Biddle has been a precious metals broker in Switzerland for 17 years. For him, growing old in the Alpine nation was never in the cards.
The Swiss government faces enacting immigration curbs that threaten to upset ties to the European Union and hurt the economy following a popular vote yesterday demanding limits on foreign workers.