Global Labour Columns

Edited out of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, the Global Labour Column provides a forum in which labour movements and their allies around the world can connect, debate, and share knowledge and experiences. By drawing on leading academic researchers and trade union leaders and activists, the Column is a unique platform for debate on responses to the crisis and, more broadly, to the challenges of globalisation.

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During the 108th session of the International Labour Conference, the ILO’s Committee on Application of Standards (CAS) called on the Philippine government to accept a high level tripartite mission to investigate the enforcement of Conventions 87 and 98 on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining (ILO, 2019), in light of continuing allegations of killings of labor unionists and suppression of workers’ rights.
December 2019