European legislation and developments

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Representation lodged with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) by the Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE) under Article 24 of the ILO constitution

The GSEE considers the Hellenic Republic to have failed to observe the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81).

CJEU rejects possibility that EU27 make the ratification of the Istanbul Convention contingent on prior “common accord”

To accept this approach would result in a hybrid decision-making process that is incompatible with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European union (TFEU)

Halet v Luxembourg

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has accepted the request for referral of case Halet v Luxembourg

First regional meeting of the project 'Strengthening Trade Union Rights in the Public Services' organised by EPSU, EuroCOP and EUROMIL

Public service trade unionists from across the Mediterranean region met online on 14 and 15 September to discuss the challenges they face in asserting t

Pending collective complaint against the Netherlands based on the Additional Protocol to the European Social Charter

European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Netherlands Trade Union Confederation (FNV) and National Federation of Christian Trade Unions (CNV) v.

National developments

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Amsterdam Court of Appeal rules on legal status of workers employed via online platform

Cleaners who work for households via the online platform ‘Helpling’, have the legal status of temporary agency workers

Italian tribunal revokes decision to collectively dismiss 422 workers at GKN

Not informing trade unions of dismissal decision considered anti-union behaviour

French decree extends paternity leave

Paternity leave in France extended from 11 to 25 days starting on 1 July 2021

International legislation and developments

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