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Labor Relations (Art.23)

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23. (1) Everyone has the right to fair labor practices.

(2) Every worker has the right -

  1. to form and join a trade union;
  2. to participate in the activities and programmers of a trade union; and
  3. to strike.

(3) Every employer has the right -

  1. to form and join an employers' organization; and
  2. to participate in the activities and programmers of an employers' organization.

(4) Every trade union and every employers' organization has the right -

  1. to determine its own administration, programmers and activities;
  2. to organize; and
  3. to form and join a federation.

(5) Every trade union, employers' organization and employer has the right to engage in collective bargaining. National legislation may be enacted to regulate collective bargaining. To the extent that the legislation may limit a right in this Chapter, the limitation must comply with section 36(1).

(6) National legislation may recognize union security arrangements contained in collective agreements. To the extent that the legislation may limit a right in this Chapter, the limitation must comply with section 36(1).

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