Publications on freedom of association

November 2009

  1. Publication

    News@ILO, November 2009

    01 November 2009

    The November edition of the ILO's Asia Pacific e-newsletter contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature on migration policy in Thailand, a selection of the latest publications, and details of forthcoming events and meetings.

September 2009

  1. Publication

    News@ILO, September 2009

    01 September 2009

    New enews featuring the plight of migrant workers with HIV/AIDS, recent discussion on employment challenges for rural youth, upcoming National Tripartite Consultations on Decent Work for Domestic Workers and Strategic Collective Bargaining for Employers Road Show, Calendar and Bookshelf.

August 2009

  1. Publication

    From the right to “combine” to the right to organize

    01 August 2009

    From about 1750 onwards, workers had started to organize in Europe. Governments and employers reacted quickly, and laws and regulations were adopted to restrict such activities.

June 2009

  1. Meeting document

    PR No. 5 - Follow-up activities by the Office under the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Freedom of association and collective bargaining; forced or compulsory labour; discrimination

    01 June 2009

May 2009

  1. Meeting document

    Report I(B) - Report of the Director-General: The cost of coercion

    12 May 2009

  2. Meeting document

    Concept Note - Asia Pacific Conference on "Right to Form Unions and Right to Collective Bargaining: A Campaign for Ratification and Implementation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98"

    06 May 2009

  3. Meeting document

    Programme - Asia Pacific Conference on "Right to Form Unions and Right to Collective Bargaining: A Campaign for Ratification and Implementation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98"

    06 May 2009

November 2008

  1. Meeting document

    Report of the Officers of the Governing Body. Complaints concerning the non-observance by Zimbabwe of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98), made by delegates to the 97th Session (2008) of the International Labour Conference under article 26 of the ILO Constitution

    12 November 2008

May 2008

  1. Publication

    Cross-border social dialogue and agreements: An emerging global industrial relations framework?

    12 May 2008

    The book examines various facets of international framework agreements (IFAs), as one of numerous private initiatives that have emerged in the absence of a state-driven multilateral framework, in view of organising a common labour relations framework at cross-border level. It also addresses relevant issues such as the possibility of cross-border solidarity action as a complement to cross-border dialogue. The title is longer available in print format but is available full text on-line using the link below.

  2. Publication

    Freedom of association in practice: Lessons learned. Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Report of the Director-General, 2008

    01 May 2008