Labour rights are Human rights

John Hendy, QC, President, International Centre for Trade Union Rights

“The right to strike is necessary to support collective bargaining. Without the right to strike, collective bargaining is no more than collective begging.”

Take Action

Draft a resolution

Draft and sponsor a resolution to your Federation of Labour or Labour Council condemning the use of labour laws that restrict or deny the fundamental rights of workers and proposing that progressive labour law reform be a central focus of labour’s political agenda.

Sign the Workers’ Bill of Rights

Since 2006, thousands, including all Federal Leaders of the Opposition, have signed a pledge to uphold workers rights.