Switzerland - Right to strike assessed - December 31, 2017

Trade union Unia has published a book that assesses the right to strike. In 2018, it will be 100 years ago that this right was legalised. Since 1999, the right to strike is also enshrined in the constitution. According to the authors, the right is topical than ever; they even speak of a strike-renaissance. The contributions focus especially on disputes and strikes since the early 2000s.

Read on: in German (1) …   in German (2) …   in Italian …   in French …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Nuria Ramos Martin, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. Since June 2013 readers can consult our archive and search through all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

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