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New issue of the Global Labour Right Reporter published

Global Labour Rights Reporter Vol. 3 Issue 1: Protecting the Labour Rights of Migrant Workers and Refugees

Belgian legislation ensures that leave period entitlement is maintained in the event of illness during holidays

Law of 17 July 2023 was published in the Belgian Official Gazette (Moniteur belge)

French government tackles what it considers an increase in "convenient sick leave"

On 27 September 2023, the Social Security Financing Bill 2024 was presented which would suspend the payment of daily allowances by the health insurance schem

Request for a preliminary ruling on the topic of collective redundancies

The Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña has submitted the two following questions to the Court of Justice of the EU:

TUC to report UK government to the ILO over Strikes Act

ETUC general secretary Esther Lunch warns UK will be “an international outlier” on labour standards

The European Committee of Social Rights releases its 2022 Activity Report

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) unveiled its Annual Activity Report for 2022, shedding light on pressing social rights issues across Europe

Fédération SUD Santé-Sociaux v. France

The Fédération SUD Santé-Sociaux v.

Statistics on the Collective Complaints procedure under the European Social Charter

Updated in June 2023

Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v. Spain

The Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) has lodged a complaint against Spain, alleging the violation of articles 24 b.

Full recording of event celebrating 25 years of the European Social Charter Collective Complaints Procedure now available

A video explaining the collective complaints mechanism as well at the ETUC's involvement is also available.

Fighting for Lives and Livelihoods: Workers, the Pandemic and the Law

August 2023 Issue Brief

Action for Annulment of Mobility Package

15 applications for actions for annulment from seven Member States were registered by the Court of Justice on 18 December 2020.

The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act 2023 has become law in the UK

On 20 July 2023 the bill introducing minimum service levels in connection with strike action relating to certain services received royal assent

Dismissals at Wärtsilä plant in Italy further delayed

Following the tribunal judgement in 2022, a deal has been reached to stall the collective dismissals further and to seek the reindustrialization of the plant