27-Sept-20 Zurich votes on tax, maternity pay, defence, conservation

27 Sep 2020 Popular Initiative Immigration Vote

Contents Upcoming Vote September 27 In Switzerland a number of key votes were stalled because of COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus. This means there are some very important votes which are upcoming and “off the radar” for many non-Swiss. Popular initiative ‘For moderate immigration (Limitation Initiative)’ Yes, you read that correctly. The right of … Read more

Unemployment Office – RAV Zurich and first steps to register as unemployed

Zurich RAV and Zurich Unemployment Switzerland

For RAV registration the following documents should documents be available. RAV will advise more precisely what they need and may want you to post or email scanned copies to them: Foreigner’s identification card (B, L or C permit) Passport Work contract Termination letter AHV grey card or medical insurance card with AHV number Your complete … Read more

Zurich vote on LGBT rights 9 Feb 2020

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Contents Introduction In Switzerland, young lesbians, gays and bisexuals are the victims of many instances of aggression and homophobic verbal abuse. Unlike their neighbours Austria, France and many other european countries, Switzerland has no legislation affording protection to the LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender) community. On the 9 of February Zurich vote with other Swiss … Read more