Finland -Unions turn down European Commission proposal to limit the right to strike -March 28, 2012

Trade union confederations SAK, STTK and Akava have issued a joint statement rejecting the European Commission proposal concerning the right to strike. The proposed Monti II regulation aims to define the relation between the right to take industrial action and the freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services. SAK, STTK and Akava warn that any conditionality on the right to strike is an infringement of fundamental freedoms.

English: http://www.artto.kaapeli.fi/unions/T2012/p13

 

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