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«Mindestlohn-Initiative»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Für den Schutz fairer Löhne (Mindestlohn-Initiative)»
Voting day 18.05.2014
Vote Nº 583
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Wirtschaft > Arbeit und Beschäftigung > Arbeitsbedingungen
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Linke Parteien und Gewerkschaften
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 112,301
Time used to collect signatures 363 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 13.014
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 331 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (56 Yes, 137 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (12 Yes, 29 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CSP
GPS
KVP
PdA
SD
SPS
No
BDP
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
FPS
GLP
Lega
MCG
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 28.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
SGB
TravS
No
eco
LDK
SAV
SBV
SGV
VDK
Deviating party sections
Free vote
GPS AR
GPS GR
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No
Analysis of the advertising campaign PDF (in German)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (23.73% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (0.0 Yes, 23.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
JU
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
ZH
Turnout 56.36%
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
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