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View Poll Results: What would you do if the initiative passed?
Keep working full time (80-100%) 70 70.00%
Work part-time (paid work) and enjoy more leisure time 15 15.00%
Work part-time and do some volunteer work 2 2.00%
Do volunteer work (full time) 0 0%
Just live on the CHF 2500 and enjoy leisure time 9 9.00%
Other (please specify) 4 4.00%
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Old 19.07.2016, 18:04
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Re: Basic Income Referendum June 5

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The translation from Italin (cassa disoccupazione) is literally "unemployment fund", so I fail to see how it's incorrect or misleading.
The confusion is likely because most people not knowing the difference would assume it to be a state-funded benefit like in other countries, rather than a simple insurance product.

And just as with the German Arbeitslosenversicherung, the Italian term you quote translates more accurately as job loss, the 'dis' prefix implying a changing state, whereas 'unemployment' could be taken by many to refer to any jobless scenario.

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And just as with the German Arbeitslosenversicherung, the Italian term you quote translates more accurately as job loss, the 'dis' prefix implying a changing state, whereas 'unemployment' could be taken by many to refer to any jobless scenario.
Just because Italian is derived from Latin, doesn't mean it's the same thing.
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'unemployment' could be taken by many to refer to any jobless scenario.
Actually, the 'un' implies previous employment.

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Old 19.07.2016, 21:44
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Just because Italian is derived from Latin, doesn't mean it's the same thing.
Nothing to do with that, just the actual meaning of the word .
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Actually, the 'un' implies previous employment.
No, it doesn't. Think unused, as opposed to disused,.
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Old 19.07.2016, 23:55
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Nothing to do with that, just the actual meaning of the word .

No, it doesn't. Think unused, as opposed to disused,.
Well, please show me any language anywhere that distinguishes never-employed from previously-employed.

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Old 19.07.2016, 23:58
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Well, please show me any language anywhere that distinguishes never-employed from previously-employed.

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English: "never-employed" and "previously-employed"
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