Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Right to strike upheld at ILO

After months of pressure from trade unions, the right to strike has been recognized by the employers’ group at the International Labour Organization (ILO) following a crucial tripartite meeting in Geneva from 23 to 25 February. 

joint statement from the employers’ and workers’ groups at the meeting affirms that the right to industrial action is recognized by the ILO.
The bilateral ceasefire promotes a package of proposals to end the deadlock that has led to an impasse at the ILO since 2012.