Zurich City Employees Paid Double Salaries In Error

(MENAFN- Swissinfo) The city of Zurich has paid its 30,000 employees their February salaries twice. The mistake was made by Zurich Cantonal Bank (ZKB).

This content was published on February 26, 2024 - 14:44 1 minute Keystone-SDA

The ZKB made a technical processing error. The payment of February salaries was triggered twice, the city and the bank said in a statement on Monday. Everything was done correctly by the administration.

The 30,000 city employees who received double salaries have nothing to celebrate. They are obliged to repay the second salary paid in error. The overpayment amounts to CHF 175 million (around $199 million). ZKB and the city are currently working on a solution to make the repayment as straightforward as possible.

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