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Top German firm banned over ‘wage dumping’

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|October 23, 2012 In the first ruling of its kind, a leading German construction company that underpaid its workers has been banned for two years from operating in Switzerland. Basel’s economy and labour office issued the … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Hello airline grounds flights

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|October 22, 2012 Basel-based charter airline Hello ceased operating on Sunday night after declaring bankruptcy in the wake of “financial errors” and a “dwindling tourism business”. A social plan is in place for the 140 employees … Continue reading

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Protest mounts over Blocher’s ties to Basel daily

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by Malcolm Curtis Swisster.ch | November 20, 2010 | 09:00 The involvement of Swiss People’s Party politician and businessman Christoph Blocher as an adviser to the Basler Zeitung, Basel’s leading newspaper, ignites a storm of public protest and concerns from … Continue reading

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