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Trade union rights in the GDR - human rights put into practice

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Published by National Executive of the Confederation of Free German Trade Unions in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employee rights -- Germany, East.,
  • Employees" representation in management -- Germany, East.,
  • Trade unions -- Germany, East -- Political activity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementauthors" team directed by Walter Thaetner, Günther Heinz.
    ContributionsThaetner, Walter., Heinz, Günther., Confederation of Free German Trade Unions (German Democratic Republic). National Executive Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20136515M

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    The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act is a UK Act of Parliament which regulates United Kingdom labour Act applies in full in England and Wales and in Scotland, and partially in Northern Ireland.. The law contained in the Act (TULRCA ) has existed in more or less the same form since the Trade Disputes Act Citation: c The marriage of trade and human rights sounds contemporary, but it is in fact ancient. As long as men and women have traded, they wrestled with issues involving human rights (although these rights were not defined in international law until in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights).

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission have produced guidance for employers in the light of COVID If you think you are being discriminated against contact your UNISON branch. UNISON has been pushing the government to address the disproportionate impact of the crisis on protected groups and we have responded to the parliamentary Women and. HUMAN RIGHTS, TRADE AND INVESTMENT MATTERS towards bringing human rights into the equation of corporate liability, in particular via class action suits. 6 HUMAN RIGHTS, TRADE AND INVESTMENT MATTERS The last word is left to Kevin Kolben, who calls on activists to leverage the.


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