Panama: Unions condemn "violent repression" of protests by banana & construction workers that left 6 dead
Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), 13 Jul 2010
UK: Govt. watchdog rules 14 construction firms unlawfully blacklisted workers over trade union activities
Rob Evans, Guardian (UK), 4 Aug 2009
Committee on Freedom of Association's conclusions & recommendations in case against Poland re allegations that the govt. allowed Hydrobudowa-6 S.A. to discriminate against union members
Intl. Labour Organization (ILO), 9 Nov 2004
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According to reports, more than 100 migrant workers primarily originating from Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were arrested after striking for days and who refused to return until pay and conditions were improved.
MPs will hear calls later for a full inquiry into claims of the blacklisting of workers on major public projects such as Crossrail and the Olympics. The move follows disclosures about a database of 3,000 names used to vet workers in the construction...
Author: International Trade Union Confederation
According to information received by the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation), several acts of repression took place on 8 July in the [Bocas del Toro] Province, in which six people lost their lives. These unacceptable acts were targeted...
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El grupo constructor y de servicios OHL firmó hoy con los sindicatos UGT y CCOO un plan de igualdad que afectará a todos los centros de trabajo de la compañía y a todas sus empresas filiales de construcción...Con este plan, empresa y sindicatos ponen...
Author: Rob Evans, Guardian [UK]
Leading construction firms were named and shamed by an official watchdog for unlawfully blacklisting trade union activists…Balfour Beatty was prominent on the list of 14 companies published today by the information commissioner, Christopher Graham...
Case(s) No(s). 2395, Report No. 337 (Poland): Complaint against the Government of Poland presented by the Independent and Self-Governing Trade Union NSZZ "Solidarnosc"
Author: Intl. Labour Organization
Allegations: the complainant alleges...acts of anti-union discrimination...[by] the management of the Hydrobudowa-6 S.A. company...The complainant also alleges that the Government and the judicial authorities have had an indulgent attitude towards...