Freedom of association and collective bargaining

International Labour Conference 81st Session 1994; Report III (Part 4B). Third item on the agenda: Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations. Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution).

The present General Survey is the 6th of its kind on Conventions No. 87 and No. 98. Previous surveys on freedom of association and collective bargaining were carried out in 1956, 1957, 1959, 1973 and 1983.
In the present survey, the Committee of Experts has endeavoured in particular to respond to questions and concerns expressed in the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards as to the scope of the Conventions considered.