687,131 francs – this is what Roberto Rodriguez (SP) received when he resigned as school president last summer as he was elected the new headmaster for the Foletsche secondary school in Zurich. The City of Zurich School District Authority, which he himself presided over, selected him for the post,
When this newspaper reported about this, there was an uproar. They were accused of cousins and sisters from many sides. SVP launched a petition, which demanded that SPler waive the severance payment. rodriguez resigned under public pressure For the post of headmaster, but not for severance pay, and hid.
Now the 57-year-old is making his comeback. like industry portal «Inside the Paradeplates» Reportedly, Rodriguez eventually becomes headmaster – at the Nassenat Elementary School in Esch near Birmensdorf. Bernhard Schmidt, the previous headmaster, is attending a private school.
The Responsible School Care president told the industry portal that Rodriguez was “assured through both his professional skills and various discussions with the school care staff” in the selection process.
Members of the Officers rarely receive the “Golden Parachute”.
Rodriguez’s high severance pay, which is set by law, has also caused much political upheaval and changed practice: in Zurich, most officials will receive it by September. no more severance pay, The city council took this decision with an overwhelming majority in March.
In the future only members of the city council should get something – but much less than before.