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Initiative «für die Einführung der 40-Stunden-Woche»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «für die Einführung der 40-Stunden-Woche»
Voting day 05.12.1976
Vote Nº 264
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Economy > Employment > Working hours
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Partito socialista autonomo, Revolutionäre marxistische Liga, Progressive Organisationen Schweiz
Signatures 54,227
Time used to collect signatures 768 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 75.098
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 212 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (9 Yes, 113 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 32 No)
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
PdA
POCH
SPS
No
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
LPS
REP
SD
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 28.2% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SAV
SBV
SGB
SGV
TravS
VSA
Deviating party sections
No
SPS AG
SPS SG
SPS UR
Free vote
SPS BS
SPS GR
SPS JU
Campaign material for a Yes Show all
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (21.96% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (0.0 Yes, 22.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
ZH
Turnout 45.16%
Decree on voting result PDF (in German)
Result by canton, district and municipality Excel (in German)
Overview of voting result by the Federal Chancellery Link (in German)
Interactive map by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office Display the map