Working life does not end at 65

The latest Swiss Labour Force Survey draws a clear picture on the issue of older workers. Today they stay on the job for a longer time than they did just a decade ago. Generally, it would be good if discussion concentrated on measures to help reintegrate unemployed older people into the labour market: too often, political debate is focused on those already in work.
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Change at the top of Avenir Suisse

Today, 1 April 2016, Peter Grünenfelder takes over as Director of Avenir Suisse, succeeding Gerhard Schwarz. Formerly head of the cantonal administration of Aargau and president of the Swiss Cantonal Administrators’ Conference, Peter Grünenfelder is the third Director of Avenir Suisse in its 15 year history. The appointment of the 49 year old also reflects the wish of the Board of Trustees for a generational change.
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