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Swiss voters reject minimum wage and fighter jets

19.05.14 @ 09:02

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Swiss voters in a referendum on Sunday rejected an initiative to introduce what would have been the world's highest minimum wage (€18/hour). The proposed minimum wage was rejected by 76% of voters. Some 53% also blocked plans to replace the country's ageing fighter jet fleet with 22 Swedish Gripen jets.