Latest survey reveals worst abusers of trade union rights


The International Trade Union Confederation has published its latest global rights index which exposes the scale and extent of attacks on fundamental trade union rights across the world. In the European region, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Turkey are the worst offenders appearing in the index’s category 5 – assessed as countries providing no guarantee of trade union rights. But plenty of other countries feature in the next categories with Greece, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Romania and Serbia all category 4 countries where there are systematic violations. These are followed by eight countries where there are regular violations (category 3): Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Georgia, North Macedonia, Poland and the UK.

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