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Council of Europe recognise bargaining rights of self-employed: now EU should follow

Dec 13 2018, 14:38    ETUC

13.12.2018 Press release Council of Europe recognise bargaining rights of self-employed: now EU should follow The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) welcomed a decision today by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe that should put an end to restrictions on collective bargaining for self-employed persons. The Ministers’ Committee’s decision endorses an earlier ruling by the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) following pressure by the Irish Trade Union …


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