Real and minimum wages increased by 0.9% and 0.5% respectively in 2018

Neuch√Ętel, 16.11.2018 - The social partners signatory to Switzerland's main collective labour agreements (CLA) agreed a nominal rise in real wages of 0.9% and a nominal rise in minimum wages of 0.5% for 2018. Real wages increased by 0.3% at collective level and by 0.6% at individual level. These are the some of the results of the wage agreements survey carried out by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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Last modification 03.10.2018

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