Skip to comments.Swiss voters reject minimum wage (almost $25 per hour!), fighter jets
Posted on 05/18/2014 2:37:12 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
GENEVA (AP) Worried about upsetting Switzerland's strong economy or driving its high costs even higher, more than three-quarters of Swiss voters rejected a plan Sunday to create the world's highest minimum wage and slightly more than half spurned a request to outfit the Swiss Air Force with 22 new fighter jets.
A tally by Swiss TV showed that with votes counted in all 26 of the Alpine nation's cantons (states), the Swiss trade union's idea of making the minimum wage 22 Swiss francs ($24.70) per hour fell flat by a vote of 76.3 percent opposed and 23.7 percent in favor.
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That’s interesting. Putting an issue to a national vote instead of a candidate.
We do that with states. State Issue #....
Could it mean we are a nation of nations?
It doesn’t matter what the voters say in the States. Some Federal political hack judge will overturn it.