Tag Archives: proposal

Ukip slams EU polling day plan

Nigel Farage, the leader of Ukip, says proposal to create a common European 
Union polling day will not make people feel more European but is likely to 
mean a drop in voter turnout.

Protecting low paid workers in Switzerland

Voters are to have the final say on whether the right to a minimum wage should be written into the constitution. The Trade Union Federation has handed in an initiative calling for a minimum wage of SFr4,000 ($4,350) per month, triple the European average. Swiss employers are against the proposal. (swissinfo.ch/SF)