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Swiss jobless rate rises in March, only small coronavirus impact so far

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The Swiss unemployment rate rose to 2.9 per cent in March, from 2.5 per cent in February, as the government's efforts to avoid new coronavirus-related layoffs with a shorter working hour scheme seemed to be paying off so far.

[ZURICH] The Swiss unemployment rate rose to 2.9 per cent in March, from 2.5 per cent in February, as the government's efforts to avoid new coronavirus-related layoffs with a shorter working hour scheme seemed to be paying off so far.

The Alpine country, were 584 people have died of Covid...

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