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									                                                           COMMITTEE ON FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION CASES
              REPRESENTATIONS   COMPLAINTS                                                          Closed
COUNTRY           (Art. 24)       (Art. 26)           Active                Follow up        submitted from 2002
                                                                    Case No. 2371
                                                                    Case No. 2327
Bangladesh                                    Case No. 2402         Case No. 2188



Fiji                                                                Case No. 2316
                                                                    Case No. 2228
                                                                    Case No. 2158
India                                         Case No. 2364         Case No. 1890

                                                                    Case No. 2336
Indonesia                                     Case No. 2441         Case No. 2236



Korea                                         Case No. 1865



Mongolia



Nepal                                         Case No. 2412         Case No. 2340
                                                                    Case No. 2273
                                                                    Case No. 2242          Case No. 2229
Pakistan                                      Case No. 2399         Case No. 2006          Case No. 2169



Philippines                                                         Case No. 2252          Case No. 2195

                                              Case No. 2419
Sri Lanka                                     Case No. 2380         Case No. 2255          Case No. 2287



Timor Leste



Viet Nam
                                                                               BANGLADESH




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE         Case No. 2402, Complaint presented by: Public Services International (PSI) on 20-12-2004
                      Case No. 2371, Complaint presented by: International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 15-07-2004; Allegation: The
                      complainant alleges that: the 1969 Industrial Relations Ordinance (IRO) is incompatible with the right of workers to form and join organizations of their own
                      choosing; the application for registration of the Immaculate (Pvt.) Ltd. Sramik Union was unlawfully and unreasonably refused by the Registrar of Trade
                      Unions (RTU); and that seven of the most active workers in the union were dismissed for anti-union reasons
                      Case No. 2327, Complaint presented by: International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 03-03-2004, Allegation: The
                      complainant organization alleges that the Government violates the freedom of association in export processing zones (EPZs)
                      Case No. 2188, Complaint presented by: Public Service International (PSI) and the Bangladesh Diploma Nurses Association (BDNA) on 19-03-2002;
COMMITTEE ON FOA      Allegation: The complainants allege that the President and ten members of the BDNA have been harassed and persecuted on account of their trade union
CASES: FOLLOW UP      activities




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                      FIJI




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                               FIJI




Case No. 2316, Complaint presented by: The Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied
Workers' Associations (IUF) on 08-01-2004 ; Allegation: The complainant alleges that the Government failed to enforce a
compulsory order for the recognition of the National Union of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism Industries Employees (NUHCTIE)
as the majority union in the Turtle Island Resort, and did not counter attempts by the employer to avoid recognition of the
NUHCTIE through delaying tactics, as well as efforts to prevent workers from joining the union through anti-union dismissals and
interference.
                                                                                  INDIA




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA      Case No. 2364, Complaint presented by: The Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees and the Tamilnadu Government Official's Union
CASES: ACTIVE         (TNGOU) on 21-05-2004



                      Case No. 2228, Complaint presented by: The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on 30-10-2002; Allegation: The complainant alleges acts of anti-union
                      discrimination including dismissals, the suppression of a strike by the police and refusal to negotiate in the Worldwide Diamond Manufacturers Ltd. which is
                      situated in the EPZ of Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh
                      Case No. 2158, Complaint presented by: The Pataka Biri Karmachary Union on 28-09-2001; Allegation: Various acts of anti-union discrimination
COMMITTEE ON FOA      Case No. 1890, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations
CASES: FOLLOW UP      (IUF) on 29-05-1996; Allegation: Dismissal and suspension of trade unionists




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                                                              INDONESIA




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA      Case No. 2441, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations
CASES: ACTIVE         (IUF) on 18-07-2005


                      Case No. 2336, Complaint presented by: Confederation of Indonesian Prosperity Trade Union (K-SBSI) on 11-03-2004; Allegation: The complainant
                      organization alleges several freedom of association violations at the Jaya Bersama Company such as its refusal to recognize the union, the anti-union
                      dismissals of trade union members and officials, and acts of intimidation against employees. The complainant organization further denounces the lack of
                      efficiency of the government authorities’ measures taken so far
                      Case No. 2236, Complaint presented by: The Chemical, Energy and Mine Workers’ Union (Federasi Serikat Pekerja Kimia, Energi dan Pertamangan Serikat
COMMITTEE ON FOA      Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia - DPP SP KEP SPSI) on 25-11-2002; Allegation: Anti-union discrimination by the Bridgestone Tyre Indonesia Company against
CASES: FOLLOW UP      four union officers currently suspended without pay pending the outcome of the dismissal procedure initiated by the company




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                                                                  Korea




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




                      Case No. 1865, Complaint presented by: The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), the Korean Automobile Workers’ Federation (KAWF), the
                      International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the Korean Metal Workers' Federation (KMWF) on 14-12-1995; Allegation: The complainants’
COMMITTEE ON FOA      pending allegations concern the non-conformity of several provisions of the labour legislation with freedom of association principles and the dismissal of
CASES: ACTIVE         several public servants connected to the Korean Association of Government Employees’ Works Councils for the exercise of illegal collective action




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                      MONGOLIA




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE
submitted from 2002




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP
submitted from 2002




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                                                                 NEPAL




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE         Case No. 2412, Complaint presented by: The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 15-03-2005




                      Case No. 2340, Complaint presented by: The General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT), the Nepal Trade Union Congress (NTUC), the
                      Democratic Confederation of Nepalese Trade Unions (DECONT) and the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF) on 28-04-
COMMITTEE ON FOA      2004; Allegation: The complainants allege violations of their trade union rights through the recent notification of a broad list of essential services and
CASES: FOLLOW UP      government interference in peaceful workers’ demonstrations culminating in the arrest of a large number of trade union leaders and members




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                                                               PAKISTAN




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE         Case No. 2399, Complaint presented by: The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 21-12-2004


                      Case No. 2273, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations
                      (IUF) on behalf of the Pakistan Sugar Mills Workers' Federation (PSMWF) on 30-05-2003; Allegation: The complainant alleges that the Army Welfare Trust
                      ordered the dissolution of the Army Welfare Sugar Mills Workers’ Union (AWSMWU), instructed the union to cease its activities and told the managers not to
                      have any relations or communications with the union
                      Case No. 2242, Complaint presented by: The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) on 28-11-2002; Allegation: The complainant alleges the
                      suppression of trade union rights of the workers in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and failure of the legal system to restore these rights
                      Case No. 2006, Complaint presented by: The All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU) and the Federation of Oil, Gas, Steel and Electricity Workers
COMMITTEE ON FOA      (FOGSEW-Pakistan) on 11-02-1999; Allegation: Denial of trade union and collective bargaining rights for workers of the Pakistan Water and Power
CASES: FOLLOW UP      Development Authority (WAPDA) and of the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC)

                      Case No. 2229, Complaint presented by: The Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU), the All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU)
                      and the EOBI Employees’ Federation of Pakistan supported by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the International Transport
                      Workers’ Federation (ITF) on 04-11-2002; Allegation: The complainants allege the adoption of legislation contrary to freedom of association
                      Case No. 2169, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations
COMMITTEE ON FOA      (IUF), on behalf of the Pearl Continental Hotels’ Employees’ Trade Unions Federation on 25-01-2002; Allegation: The complainants allege that some of their
CASES: CLOSED         leaders have been detained illegally; that there have been violations of their right to bargain collectively; and that there have been acts of intimidation,
submitted from 2002   harassment and anti-union dismissals in the company Pearl Continental Hotels
                      PHILIPPINES




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24.)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                             PHILIPPINES




Case No. 2252, Complaint presented by: The Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation Workers' Assocaiotion (TMPCWA) on 24-02-
2003; Allegation: The complainant alleges the Government's failure to secure the effective observance of Conventions Nos. 87
and 98, which led to several infringements of the right to organize ad collective bargaining on the part of Toyota Motor
Philippines Corporation, such as interference in the trade union's establishment and activities, refusal to bargain collectively
despite the certification of the union as the sale and exclusive bargaining agent, anti-union discrimination through the dismissal
of union members further to their participation in union activities and in particular in strike action, restrictions on the exercise of
the right to strike which includes the intervention of the Secretary of Labour and Employment to put an end to the strike



Case No. 2195, Complaint presented by: The Association of the Airline Pilots of the Philippines (ALPAP) on 15-04-2002;
Allegation: The complainant alleges that after a strike against the management of Philippines Airlines Inc. for unfair labour
practices, a return-to-work order was issued and the strike was declared illegal, with the result of the striking workers losing
their jobs and the union being left practically busted
                      VIET NAM




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
                                             VIET NAM




Case No. 2419, Complaint presented by: The International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 12-05-
2005
Case No. 2380, Complaint presented by: International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 18-03-
2004; Allegation: The complainant alleges that Workwear Lanka, located in the Biyagama Free Trade Zone, has undertaken a
campaign of intimidation and harassment, including the dismissal of 100 workers suspected of trade union membership, in order
to prevent its workers from setting up a branch of the Free Trade Zones and General Services Employees Union
Case No. 2255, Complaint presented by: The International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF) on behalf
of the Ceylon Mercantile Industrial and General Workers’ Union (CMU) on 18-03-2003; Allegation: The complainant alleges that
the Guidelines for the Formation and Operation of Employees’ Councils issued by the Board of Investment (BOI) which is the
overseeing public authority in free trade zones, hamper the creation of free and independent trade unions and prevent them from
exercising the right to bargain collectively for five reasons: (a) they require trade unions and employees’ councils to compete for
collective bargaining rights; (b) they do not guarantee free elections for employees’ councils; (c) they do not safeguard the
independence of employees’ councils vis-à-vis the employer; (d) they provide employees’ councils with favourable treatment
which could influence the choice of workers as to which organization they wish to represent them; and (e) they set up a special
regime for the resolution of industrial disputes under the authority of the BOI instead of the competent labour authorities




Case No. 2287, Complaint presented by: The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 21-07-2003;
Complaint withdrawn
                      VIET NAM




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
VIET NAM
                      VIET NAM




REPRESENTATIONS
(Art. 24)
submitted from 2002




COMPLAINTS
(Art. 26)
submitted from 2002




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: ACTIVE
submitted from 2002




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: FOLLOW UP
submitted from 2002




COMMITTEE ON FOA
CASES: CLOSED
submitted from 2002
             REPRESENTATIONS   COMPLAINTS
COUNTRY          (Art. 24)       (Art. 26)




Bangladesh




Fiji




India




Indonesia




Korea




Mongolia




Nepal
Pakistan




Philippines




Sri Lanka




Timor Leste




Viet Nam
                                                       Active




Case No. 2402, Complaint presented by: Public Services International (PSI) on 20-12-2004




Case No. 2364, Complaint presented by: The Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees and the
Tamilnadu Government Official's Union (TNGOU) on 21-05-2004




Case No. 2441, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant,
Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) on 18-07-2005



Case No. 1865, Complaint presented by: The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), the Korean
Automobile Workers’ Federation (KAWF), the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the
Korean Metal Workers' Federation (KMWF) on 14-12-1995; Allegation: The complainants’ pending allegations
concern the non-conformity of several provisions of the labour legislation with freedom of association principles and
the dismissal of several public servants connected to the Korean Association of Government Employees’ Works
Councils for the exercise of illegal collective action




Case No. 2412, Complaint presented by: The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 15-03-
2005
Case No. 2399, Complaint presented by: The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 21-12-
2004
                                         COMMITTEE ON FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION CASES

                                                               Follow up
Case No. 2371, Complaint presented by: International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 15-07-2004;
Allegation: The complainant alleges that: the 1969 Industrial Relations Ordinance (IRO) is incompatible with the right of workers to
form and join organizations of their own choosing; the application for registration of the Immaculate (Pvt.) Ltd. Sramik Union was
unlawfully and unreasonably refused by the Registrar of Trade Unions (RTU); and that seven of the most active workers in the union
were dismissed for anti-union reasons
Case No. 2327, Complaint presented by: International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) on 03-03-2004,
Allegation: The complainant organization alleges that the Government violates the freedom of association in export processing zones
(EPZs)
Case No. 2188, Complaint presented by: Public Service International (PSI) and the Bangladesh Diploma Nurses Association (BDNA)




Case No. 2316, Complaint presented by: The Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers'
Associations (IUF) on 08-01-2004 ; Allegation: The complainant alleges that the Government failed to enforce a compulsory order for
the recognition of the National Union of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism Industries Employees (NUHCTIE) as the majority union in the
Turtle Island Resort, and did not counter attempts by the employer to avoid recognition of the NUHCTIE through delaying tactics, as
well as efforts to prevent workers from joining the union through anti-union dismissals and interference.


Case No. 2228, Complaint presented by: The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on 30-10-2002; Allegation: The complainant
alleges acts of anti-union discrimination including dismissals, the suppression of a strike by the police and refusal to negotiate in the
Worldwide Diamond Manufacturers Ltd. which is situated in the EPZ of Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh
Case No. 2158, Complaint presented by: The Pataka Biri Karmachary Union on 28-09-2001; Allegation: Various acts of anti-union
discrimination
Case No. 1890, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and
Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) on 29-05-1996; Allegation: Dismissal and suspension of trade unionists

Case No. 2336, Complaint presented by: Confederation of Indonesian Prosperity Trade Union (K-SBSI) on 11-03-2004; Allegation:
The complainant organization alleges several freedom of association violations at the Jaya Bersama Company such as its refusal to
recognize the union, the anti-union dismissals of trade union members and officials, and acts of intimidation against employees. The
complainant organization further denounces the lack of efficiency of the government authorities’ measures taken so far
Case No. 2236, Complaint presented by: The Chemical, Energy and Mine Workers’ Union (Federasi Serikat Pekerja Kimia, Energi dan
Pertamangan Serikat Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia - DPP SP KEP SPSI) on 25-11-2002; Allegation: Anti-union discrimination by the
Bridgestone Tyre Indonesia Company against four union officers currently suspended without pay pending the outcome of the
dismissal procedure initiated by the company




Case No. 2340, Complaint presented by: The General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT), the Nepal Trade Union
Congress (NTUC), the Democratic Confederation of Nepalese Trade Unions (DECONT) and the International Textile, Garment and
Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF) on 28-04-2004; Allegation: The complainants allege violations of their trade union rights
through the recent notification of a broad list of essential services and government interference in peaceful workers’ demonstrations
culminating in the arrest of a large number of trade union leaders and members
Case No. 2273, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and
Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) on behalf of the Pakistan Sugar Mills Workers' Federation (PSMWF) on 30-05-2003; Allegation: The
complainant alleges that the Army Welfare Trust ordered the dissolution of the Army Welfare Sugar Mills Workers’ Union (AWSMWU),
instructed the union to cease its activities and told the managers not to have any relations or communications with the union
Case No. 2242, Complaint presented by: The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) on 28-11-2002; Allegation: The
complainant alleges the suppression of trade union rights of the workers in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and failure of the legal
system to restore these rights
Case No. 2006, Complaint presented by: The All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU) and the Federation of Oil, Gas, Steel
and Electricity Workers (FOGSEW-Pakistan) on 11-02-1999; Allegation: Denial of trade union and collective bargaining rights for
workers of the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and of the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC)


Case No. 2252, Complaint presented by: The Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation Workers' Assocaiotion (TMPCWA) on 24-02-2003;
Allegation: The complainant alleges the Government's failure to secure the effective observance of Conventions Nos. 87 and 98, which
led to several infringements of the right to organize ad collective bargaining on the part of Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation, such
as interference in the trade union's establishment and activities, refusal to bargain collectively despite the certification of the union as
the sale and exclusive bargaining agent, anti-union discrimination through the dismissal of union members further to their participation
in union activities and in particular in strike action, restrictions on the exercise of the right to strike which includes the intervention of
the Secretary of Labour and Employment to put an end to the strike
Closed (submitted from 2002)
Case No. 2229, Complaint presented by: The Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU), the All
Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions (APFTU) and the EOBI Employees’ Federation of Pakistan supported by the
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
on 04-11-2002; Allegation: The complainants allege the adoption of legislation contrary to freedom of association
Case No. 2169, Complaint presented by: The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant,
Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), on behalf of the Pearl Continental Hotels’ Employees’
Trade Unions Federation on 25-01-2002; Allegation: The complainants allege that some of their leaders have been
detained illegally; that there have been violations of their right to bargain collectively; and that there have been
acts of intimidation, harassment and anti-union dismissals in the company Pearl Continental Hotels




Case No. 2195, Complaint presented by: The Association of the Airline Pilots of the Philippines (ALPAP) on 15-04-
2002; Allegation: The complainant alleges that after a strike against the management of Philippines Airlines Inc.
for unfair labour practices, a return-to-work order was issued and the strike was declared illegal, with the result of
the striking workers losing their jobs and the union being left practically busted

								
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