Failure to Respect Basic Labour Rights

In a report submitted October 31, 2001 to the International Labour Organization (ILO) within the framework of the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) examined the situation in 45 countries. Although not exhaustive, the ICFTU report clearly illustrates a failure to respect basic labour standards.