Swiss Newspaper Group Tamedia Announces Job Cuts

(MENAFN- Swissinfo) Pусский (ru) Издательский холдинг Tamedia сократит рабочие места

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Up to 20 jobs are to be cut on its German-language papers as part of a savings programme, it said on Thursday. This follow 28 layoffs in French-speaking Switzerland, which were announced the previous day.

Tamedia informed staff about the plans on Thursday morning, which were confirmed to the Keystone-SDA news agency.

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The job cuts in German-speaking Switzerland are part of an overall savings plan of CHF6 million. In all, CHF3.5 million should be saved in French-speaking Switzerland, while the remaining CHF2.5 million are to come from titles in German-speaking Switzerland.

The latest austerity measures at Tamedia follow recent wide-ranging savings measures. In the past three years, for example, Tamedia editorial teams had to save CHF70 million.


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