Factsheet: Assembly & association rights in the workplace (General Assembly report – Oct. 2016)

labour-factsheet-cover-image-final-500The Special Rapporteur’s factsheet summarizing the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the workplace, presented in an easy-to use “yes/no” format, with hyperlinks to source materials.

This factsheet is based on the Special Rapporteur’s 2016 report to the UN General Assembly and features guidance on:

  • • The importance of assembly and association rights in the workplace
  • • International laws and standards which protect the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the workplace
  • • States’ responsibility to actively respect, protect, promote, and facilitate the enjoyment of fundamental rights – including labour rights
  • • The impact of growing corporate power on workers’ rights
  • • Categories of workers most at risk of rights violations, including migrant workers, domestic workers, women and more
  • • Examples of violations of workers’ assembly and association rights drawn from the report
  • • And more

The factsheet also summarizes selected recommendations from the report and highlights key statistics in a “by the numbers” feature.

For the Special Rapporteur’s full factsheet series, please see: http://freeassembly.net/factsheets/

The fact sheet is currently available in the following languages:
ру́сский язы́к
All non-English versions are unofficial; translations not verified by the UNSR.