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ETUC CONFERENCE VIENNA - SPEECH BY OWEN REIDY ASST. GENERAL SECRETARY ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

May 22 2019, 16:08    ICTU

There is one fundamental issue that unites and binds all of us together. It doesn’t matter if we come from the north, south, east or west of Europe. Regardless of the political cultures of the countries, we come from. That one thing is the universal right for working woman and men to have the right to free collective bargaining in their work. We do not believe the full expression of democracy and participation is merely casting a vote once every four years, and we believe that all workers …


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