Council of Europe backs unions' claims against government


The Council of Europe's Committee of Social Rights has supported many of the claims of violations of trade union rights brought by the CCOO and UGT union confederations against the government. The Committee says that the government has infringed the European Social Charter in relation to freedom of association; the right to strike; the level of the minimum wage; overtime pay; working time; holiday entitlement and notice periods. Overall the Committee notes seven breaches Spain's obligations under the charter. However, it also has reserved its opinion on various matters on which the government has not provided enough information to decide.
Read more at > CCOO (ES)
And at > UGT (ES)
And at > Council of Europe (EN)

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