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Sponging of the Swiss?
« on: February 02, 2016, 02:23:37 PM »
I heard the Swiss are going to pay about 2000 Euros a month  to all even the unemployed?? Or something like this.
Does this mean according to EU rules I could go and claim benefits there? If so Im on the next flight out :laugh:
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Re: Sponging of the Swiss?
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 03:07:07 PM »
I still have a pic of the £18 Jacket Potato I had in Zurich when I was working there, and the smallest note I could get out of the ATM was 100CHF (£80). Fkn expensive. I was told the lasses on the checkout desks in MIGRO and COOP were on the equiv. of £48k pa, and the worst was the telly licence, think it was 480CHF pa for total shite, which is why I totally love the BBC and don't mind paying the licence fee here, absolute bargain.

Beer was £8 a pint but I paid that in Dublin too and the rates not as good there for what I do. I was on 1300CHF a day I think, nowhere near that in Dublin, think I lost money on that 'deal'....

Zurich is well boring too....

 
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Re: Sponging of the Swiss?
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2016, 03:07:43 PM »
It's been talked about in other countries such as Finland. It goes by names such as "the living wage" and has a number of variations and qualifications. One of the qualifications is usually that recipients must be citizens, so you're idea of moving to Switzerland is out. 

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-11-03/finns-may-get-paid-for-being-finns
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-11-19/next-qe-switzerland-prepares-living-wage-2600-every-citizen
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Re: Sponging of the Swiss?
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2016, 03:07:54 PM »
I heard the Swiss are going to pay about 2000 Euros a month  to all even the unemployed?? Or something like this.
Does this mean according to EU rules I could go and claim benefits there? If so Im on the next flight out :laugh:

Oh, and you should be aware Switzerland is not in the EU so no, you can't go......
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Re: Sponging of the Swiss?
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2016, 03:34:53 PM »
I heard the Swiss are going to pay about 2000 Euros a month  to all even the unemployed?? Or something like this.
Does this mean according to EU rules I could go and claim benefits there? If so Im on the next flight out :laugh:

Oh, and you should be aware Switzerland is not in the EU so no, you can't go......

I will let you know I have human rights!! I will go to the European commission over it if I have to :laugh:

Well I was thinking actually to go over just to have a couple of kids, then come back to Russia and claiming the money be sent over here for the kids.. Seems the normal thing to do.
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