"Free Speech and Freedom of Association: Finding the Balance" - position paper critiques employer groups' defense of US-style anti-union campaigns - includes responses & non-responses
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Samsung Everland fires union leader for leaking corporate information
Yonhap News (So. Korea), 18 Jul 2011
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Unions file OECD complaint against Deutsche Telekom for alleged anti-union activities by its wholly owned subsidiary T-Mobile USA & its majority owned Montenegrin subsidiary Crnogorski Telekom, company says allegations are "baseless"
Cornelius Rahn, Bloomberg, 12 Jul 2011
USA: American Rights at Work highlights Thompson Electric partnership with union to improve worker safety
American Rights at Work, Sep 2009
China: Local union alleges Ole Wolff Electronics factory dismissed workers for forming a union – includes company response
Peter Rasmussen, United Federation of Danish Workers, 21 Aug 2008
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