Publications on freedom of association

November 2017

  1. Issue Brief no. 1 - Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

    Trends in collective bargaining coverage: stability, erosion or decline?

    01 November 2017

    Collective bargaining over wages and other working conditions between unions and employers is a key labour market institution in democratic societies. The coverage and impact of this institution varies over time and across countries. This policy brief examines differences in collective bargaining coverage for 75 countries.

October 2017

  1. Good Practice

    Outcome 10: Thematic funding for 2014-15 (Norway-ILO Partnership Programme 2012-15) - Final evaluation

    24 October 2017

September 2017

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 89

    Social dialogue and economic performance - What matters for business, a review

    15 September 2017

August 2017

  1. Publication

    50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery

    09 August 2017

  2. Publication

    Promoting Collective Bargaining:Collective Bargaining Convention, 1981 (No. 154), Collective Bargaining Recommendation, 1981 (No. 163)

    08 August 2017

July 2017

  1. Publication

    Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2016)

    24 July 2017

June 2017

  1. INWORK Policy Brief No. 10

    Purchasing practices and working conditions in global supply chains: Global Survey results

    09 June 2017

  2. Instructional material

    Indicators for Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

    06 June 2017

  3. Cooperatives and the World of Work Series No. 9

    Cooperatives and the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Cooperatives and Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining

    02 June 2017

    Freedom of association is an enabling right to the enjoyment of all other FPRW, as it opens the door to participatory actions against forced labour, the protection of children from abuses, and responsive measures based on non-discrimination and equality. This note looks at the role of cooperatives, both as employers and as organizations formed by workers, in promoting freedom of association to their members and workers.

May 2017

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 87

    Sectoral collective bargaining, productivity and competitiveness in South Africa’s clothing value chain: manufacturers between a rock and a hard place

    16 May 2017