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In Defense of the Right to Strike

CTUHR Statement on the Global Day of Action in Defending Workers Right to Strike

18 February 2015

 

The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights is one with the workers of the world today in defending the workers right to strike which is being attacked and denied by the Employers Group (EG) within the Committee of Application of Standards (CAS), International Labor Organization.

On June 2012, the Employers Group denied and challenged the right to strike in ILO Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize. The EG claimed that the absence of any explicit reference to right to strike on the ILO C87 must be interpreted as without a right to strike. The challenge posed by the EG resulted in a deadlock on the discussions of cases in the CAS….

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