Ireland - IKEA undermines workers’ rights - September 30, 2018

Trade unions have accused furniture retail chain Ikea of undermining workers’ rights in Ireland, the US and Portugal, and asked the Dutch government to mediate. The international UNI Global Union and other workers’ groups including trade union Mandate said in a letter to the Dutch government’s point of contact with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that Ikea Group had acted against OECD guidelines by not curbing anti-union conduct by managers in the three countries. Therefore, it is impossible to bargain in a climate free of fear and intimidation.

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