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Media platform “20 Minuten” cuts 35 jobs

  • By The Swiss Times
  • 26 October 2023

The media platform “20 Minuten” is expected to cut 35 jobs. The company, which has 322 full-time positions, wants to cut costs in order to be able to invest further in innovations, as the company, which belongs to the TX Group, announced on Wednesday.

Media platform “20 Minuten” cuts 35 jobs
Source: Keystone/SDA

The editorial department in French-speaking Switzerland will be most affected by the job cuts: “20 minutes”, which also includes lematin.ch and the Sport-Center agency, is one of the largest editorial departments in French-speaking Switzerland with 104 employees. Here, 28 employees are expected to be affected by the job cuts, according to the release.

The editorial office in German-speaking Switzerland employs 145 people. Here, seven employees will lose their jobs and three employees will have to reduce their workload.

The measures in French-speaking Switzerland are subject to the results of the employee consultation process, which will be initiated immediately. Affected employees will be supported by a social plan. A social plan will also be applied in German-speaking Switzerland, according to the statement.

©Keystone/SDA

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