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Title sort up sort down Issue Host Country(s) Lead NCP Date submitted NCP Decision Current status sort up sort down Duration sort up sort down Positive outcome
Renault S.A., Nissan Motor. Co., Renault Nissan B.V. V United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and IndustriALL

Failure of due diligence; interference with the right to organise; anti-union campaigns

France
Japan
Netherlands
US

France NCP


Japan NCP


Netherlands NCP


20/12/2016

Decision Pending

Duration so far 34 weeks and 5 days
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Natixis and Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) V UNITE HERE Local 11

Interference with the right to organise

US

France NCP


14/09/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 48 weeks and 4 days
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Drummond Company Inc.V National Trade Union of Diseased and Disabled Workers of the Mining Sector (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores Enfermos y Discapacitados del Sector Minero (SINTRADEM)) and CGT Colombia

Colombia

Colombia NCP


19/07/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 56 weeks and 5 days

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VimpelCom V UNI Global Union

Retaliation against trade unionists; dismissals of trade unionists; interference in the right to organise

Bangladesh

Netherlands NCP


07/07/2016

Accepted

Suspended

Duration so far 58 weeks and 3 days
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Suzuki Motor Corporation V Anonymous Trade Unions and NGOs in Thailand

Violations of trade union rights

Thailand

Japan NCP


10/05/2016

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 23/06/2017
58 weeks and 3 days
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British American Tobacco V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Abuses of migrant farmworkers; failure to undertake due diligence

UK
US

27/04/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 68 weeks and 4 days

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ETEX v Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and Federación de Obreros Ceramistas de la República Argentina (FOCRA)

Failure to cooperate with trade unions on the employment effects of re-structuring; failure to provide timely and accurate information on the economic performance; failure to conduct due diligence to identify and address adverse employment effects.

Argentina

Belgium NCP


26/02/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 77 weeks and 2 days

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Grupo Mexico v United Steelworkers (USW) and the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Allied Workers of the Mexican Republic (Los Mineros)

Failure to respect the right to collective bargaining

Mexico
US

US NCP


18/02/2016

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 09/08/2016
24 weeks and 5 days
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Chedraui Commercial Group V United Food, Commercial Workers (UFCW) and Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FAT), PODER and

Anti-union campaign; interference with the right to organise; refusal to engage in collective bargaining; retaliation against unionised workers

US

US NCP


12/11/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 14/07/2016
35 weeks and 0 days
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E Ink Holdings Inc. V Korean Confederation of Free Trade Unions (KCTU), Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU) and Hydis Local, Korean Metal Workers' Union

Failure to consult with trade unions on restructuring with employment effects; failure to provide trade unions with timely and accurate information

South Korea

South Korea NCP


31/08/2015

Decision Pending

Ongoing

Duration so far 102 weeks and 6 days

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ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD. V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU)

Retaliation for forming a trade union; contract workers

South Korea

South Korea NCP


05/08/2015

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 106 weeks and 4 days

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Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) V Building and Wood Workers‟ International (BWI)

Violations of the human rights of migrant contruction workers

Qatar

Switzerland NCP


28/05/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 02/05/2017
100 weeks and 5 days
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide V International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

Trade union rights; retaliatory terminations for workers exercising their rights

Ethiopia
Maldives

US NCP


09/02/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 12/05/2016
65 weeks and 3 days
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Norges Bank Investment Management V United Steelworkers (Canada) and Birlesik Metal Iscileri Sendikasi (Birlesik Metal IS) (Turkey)

Failure to undertake human rights due diligence; Failure to use leverage to prevent and mitigate adverse human rights impacts

Canada
Turkey

Norway NCP


10/11/2014

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 02/07/2015
33 weeks and 3 days
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Turk Metal Is V MNE in Turkey

Turkey

Turkey NCP


10/11/2014

Decision Pending

Ongoing

Duration so far 144 weeks and 6 days

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Crown Holdings V United Steelworkers (Canada) and Birlesik Metal Iscileri Sendikasi (Birlesik Metal IS) (Turkey)

Refusal to negotiate to resolve a strike; interference with the right to organise; retaliation against trade unionists

Canada
Turkey

US NCP


06/11/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 24/12/2015
59 weeks and 0 days
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Tower Semiconductor Ltd V RENGO

Non-payment of severance pay, following closure

Japan

Japan NCP


18/08/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 30/09/2016
110 weeks and 4 days
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Ripley Corp S.A. V UNI Global Union and UNI Americas

Anti-union activities; intimidation; corrupt practices

Chile

Chile NCP


03/06/2014

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/08/2015
60 weeks and 4 days
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Starbucks V Sindicato de Trabajadores de Starbucks Coffee Chile S.A.

Anti-union campaign; interference with the right to organise; refusal to engage in collective bargaining on wages; retaliation against unionised workers; providing misleading information; corrupt practices

Chile

Chile NCP


28/05/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2015
52 weeks and 5 days
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Nissan V United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and IndustriALL

Interference with the right to organise, anti-union campaigns

US

US NCP


28/04/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 30/01/2015
39 weeks and 4 days
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Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH (HMETC) V IG Metall

Undermining the Works Council; violations of the German Works Constitution Act

Germany

Germany NCP


04/04/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 15/01/2015
40 weeks and 6 days
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ICT MNE V Polish Trade Union (Names of Parties Unknown)

Retaliatory dismissal of employee

Poland

Poland NCP


04/02/2014

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 16/05/2014
14 weeks and 3 days
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MNE v Trade Union (Names of Parties Unknown)

Unknown

Austria

Austria NCP


21/01/2014

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/03/2014
5 weeks and 4 days
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METRO Cash & Carry V Metro Habib Employee Union (on behalf of the employees of METRO Habib Cash & Carry, Pakistan)

Right to organise; retaliation against trade unionists; working conditions, health and safety

Pakistan

Germany NCP


08/01/2014

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 21/05/2014
19 weeks and 0 days
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Mondelēz International V International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF) (Pakistan)

Right to collective bargaining; abusive use of contract labour

Pakistan

US NCP


18/12/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 06/06/2014
24 weeks and 2 days
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Alliance Boots v War on Want and Change to Win

Tax avoidance; information transparency

UK

UK NCP


28/11/2013

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 19/05/2014
24 weeks and 4 days
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PROSEGUR AB v UNI Global Union

Interference with the right to organise; evasion of collective bargaining obligations; harassment of trade union organisers and activists.

Brazil
Colombia
Paraguay
Peru

Spain NCP


26/11/2013

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 194 weeks and 5 days

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Ansell Limited V IndustriALL Global Union

Retaliation against trade unionists; firing of union members; health and safety

Malaysia
Sri Lanka

Australia NCP


20/11/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 05/08/2016
141 weeks and 2 days
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PepsiCo V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (India)

Trade union rights; precarious work

India

US NCP


18/11/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 19/05/2014
26 weeks and 0 days
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Bioplan V ABC Chemical Workers' trade union (SINDICATO DOS QUIMICOS DO ABC) (State of São Paulo, Brazil)

Refusal to recognise the union

Brazil

Brazil NCP


15/10/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 07/04/2015
77 weeks and 0 days
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Eiffage Energie V Fédération Nationale des Salariés de la Construction et du Bois de la CGT, la Fédération Nationale Construction Bois de la CFDTand CFE CGC BTP

Restructuring and suspension of worker representation structures (Institutions représentatives du personnel (IRP); workers right to consultation; workers right to information

France

France NCP


01/10/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 11/06/2014
36 weeks and 1 days
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HeidelbergCement Group V Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions and IndustriALL

Freedom of association; reprisals against trade unions; violence against trade unions

Indonesia

Germany NCP


29/05/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 21/05/2014
51 weeks and 0 days
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Johnson & Johnson (Philippines) Inc V Federation of Free Workers (FFW)

Retaliation against trade unionists

Philippines

US NCP


14/05/2013

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 08/11/2013
25 weeks and 3 days
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Mondelēz International V International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF) (Egypt and Tunisia)

Retaliation for trade union activity

Egypt
Tunisia

US NCP


14/03/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 29/10/2013
32 weeks and 5 days
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Banco do Brasil V Sindicato dos Bancários a Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região

Failure to consult; environmental health and safety

Brazil

Brazil NCP


12/03/2013

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 28/01/2015
98 weeks and 1 days
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Deutsche Post DHL V UNI Global Union and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)

Anti-union campaigns; reprisals against trade unions; infringements of the right to join a trade union and to engage in collective bargaining; abusive use of contract labour.

Colombia
Guatemala
Indonesia
Malawi
Norway
Panama
South Africa
Turkey
Vietnam

Germany NCP


21/11/2012

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/01/2014
60 weeks and 5 days
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PKC Group V National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Related Workers of the Mexican Republic (SNTMMSSRM) and IndustriALL Global Union

Right to form or join a trade union; the right to collective bargaining; and protection contracts

Mexico

Finland NCP


Mexico NCP


01/09/2012

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 17/05/2013
36 weeks and 6 days
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Michelin V Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation, Thervoy Grama Makkal Munnerta Nala Sanga, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT), Association Sherpa

Land rights; destruction of livelihoods; deforestation

India

France NCP


09/07/2012

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 27/09/2013
63 weeks and 4 days
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Excellon Resources Inc. V Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores Mineros, Metalúrgicos, Siderúrgicos y Similares de la República Mexicana (SNTMMSSRM), 309 of the SNTMMSSRM

Right to freedom of association; protection contracts; environmental pollution; failure to engage with stakeholders

Mexico

Mexico NCP


29/05/2012

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 28/11/2012
26 weeks and 1 days
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NUON and Mitsubishi V FNV

Migrant workers; unequal pay

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


21/05/2012

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Atento V Bank Workers Union of São Paulo, Osasco

Failure to pay the national minimum wage

Brazil

Brazil NCP


28/02/2012

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 28/01/2015
152 weeks and 1 days
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Holcim Group V Pragatisheel Cement Shramik Sangh (PCSS) and International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (now IndustriALL)

Precarious work; reprisal against workers for fighting for their rights; harrassment of trade unionists; right to join a trade union; right to collective bargaining.

India

Switzerland NCP


07/01/2012

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 18/12/2014
153 weeks and 5 days
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TELECOM Argentina, SA V Central de Trabajadores de la Tecnología y la Comunicación (CEPETEL)

Information disclosure and employment and industrial relations

Argentina

Argentina NCP


13/12/2011

Decision Pending

Ongoing

Duration so far 296 weeks and 5 days

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Itaú Unibanco V Sindicato dos Bancários a Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região

Restructuring leading to dismissal without consultation or adequate steps to mitigate the adverse impacts

Brazil

Brazil NCP


05/12/2011

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 23/04/2013
72 weeks and 1 days
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Deutsche Lufthansa AG V AFL-CIO, IUF and UNITE HERE

Public and environmental health, workplace safety, employment standards

US

US NCP


26/09/2011

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/03/2012
22 weeks and 3 days
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América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. V UNI Global Union, UNT, STRM, SITCOM and FESC

Unfair dismissal of trade unionists; trade union and human rights

El Salvador
Guatemala
Nicaragua

Mexico NCP


21/09/2011

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2012
36 weeks and 2 days
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Standard Chartered Plc V UNI Global Union and the Korean Finance Industry Union

Wages and working conditions

South Korea

South Korea NCP


28/07/2011

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Deutsche Telekom AG V Communications Workers of America (CWA), ver.di and UNI Global Union

Undermining the right to trade union representation and collective bargaining

Montenegro
US

US NCP


07/07/2011

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 09/07/2013
104 weeks and 5 days
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Suez Environnement V Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) and Food and Water Watch

With-holding information required for bargaining and manipulating water quality monitoring results

US

US NCP


08/06/2011

Decision Pending

Withdrawn

Closed on 29/02/2012
38 weeks and 0 days
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MOLEX Automotive SARL V Fédération des Travailleurs de la Métallurgie CGT (FTM-CGT), la FGMM-CFDT, la CFE-CGC métallurgie, FO métaux et la Fédération Internationale des Organisations de travailleurs de la Métallurgie (FIOM)

Closure of a factory without consultation

France

France NCP


28/02/2011

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/12/2013
146 weeks and 4 days
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Eaton Corporation Group v Federazione Impiegati Operai Metallurgici (FIOM-CGIL)

Factory closure

Italy

Italy NCP


24/02/2011

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 31/12/2012
96 weeks and 4 days
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Roquette Frères V International Union of Food Workers, AFL-CIO and ICEM

Lock out of employees in violation of the right to good faith collective bargaining; and violation of the right to freedom of association.

US

US NCP


06/01/2011

Rejected

Withdrawn

Closed on 23/07/2011
28 weeks and 2 days
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Brinks V Ministry of Economy, Belgium

Company restructuring and labour violations

Belgium

Belgium NCP


30/11/2010

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/01/2011
7 weeks and 2 days
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Unilever V CUT-BRAZIL

Closure of the factory without due notice or consultation and without payment of severance payments

Brazil

Brazil NCP


25/11/2010

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 351 weeks and 3 days

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Telefónica del Peru Economic Group V Confederation of Peruvian Workers, SITENTAL and PLADES

Refusal to engage in collective bargaining

Peru

15/11/2010

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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ACCOR V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Interference with the right to organise; reprisals against trade unionists; sustainable development

Benin
Canada

France NCP


Canada NCP


08/11/2010

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 11/12/2012
109 weeks and 1 days
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Xstrata Plc V Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy Union (CFMEU)

Undermining collective bargaining; failure to consult on major workplace restructuring; failure to redeploy workers made redundant

Australia
Switzerland

Australia NCP


11/10/2010

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 08/06/2011
34 weeks and 2 days
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Grupo Santander Brasil V Sindicato dos Bancários e Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região

Failure to negotiate with trade unions

Brazil

Brazil NCP


04/08/2010

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 04/10/2013
165 weeks and 2 days
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Compass Group Plc V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (Turkey)

Dismissal of trade union activists in order to prevent unionisation by the workforce; intimidation of other workers; violation of right to freedom of association

Turkey

Turkey NCP


02/08/2010

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 367 weeks and 6 days
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Fidelity National Information Services V Sindicato dos Bancários e Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região

Failure to recognise the trade union; laying off of trade union leaders

Brazil

Brazil NCP


02/08/2010

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Sodexo V Service Employees International Union and CGT

Violations of freedom of association, including firing of workers for trade union activities; inadequate health and safety

Colombia
Dominican Republic
Morocco
US

France NCP


US NCP


30/07/2010

Rejected

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/09/2011
56 weeks and 6 days
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Cargill V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Refusal to negotiate with the trade union

Papua New Guinea

US NCP


29/04/2010

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 05/05/2011
53 weeks and 0 days
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BASF V CUT-BRAZIL and BASF Trade Union Network

Right to trade union representation; dismissal of trade unionists

Brazil

Brazil NCP


19/04/2010

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 24/08/2011
70 weeks and 2 days
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Valeo V Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU)

Closure of a factory without prior information or consultation and massive lay-offs

South Korea

South Korea NCP


24/03/2010

Suspended

Suspended

Duration so far 386 weeks and 4 days
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Compass Group PLC V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (Algeria)

Refusal to acknowledge the formation of the legally formed union; harassment of trade union activists and members including the General Secretary.

Algeria

UK NCP


14/12/2009

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 30/12/2011
106 weeks and 4 days
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Triumph International V Triumph International Thailand Labour Union, Bagong Pagkakaisa ng mga Manggagawa sa Triumph Int’l. Phils. Inc, Defend Job Philippines Organization Inc. and the Thai Labour Campaign

Dismissal of workers without notice or consultation; violation of the collective bargaining agreement

Philippines
Thailand

Switzerland NCP


02/12/2009

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 14/01/2011
58 weeks and 2 days
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Abbott Pharmaceuticals V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU)

Not known

South Korea

South Korea NCP


16/10/2009

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/03/2011
71 weeks and 4 days
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Häagen-Dazs (General Mills) V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU)

Not known

South Korea

US NCP


15/10/2009

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 15/11/2009
4 weeks and 3 days
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Itaú Unibanco V Sindicato dos Bancários a Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região and CUT-Brazil

Suppressing a strike

Brazil

Brazil NCP


22/09/2009

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 30/03/2015
287 weeks and 6 days
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Santander V Sindicato dos Bancários a Financiários de São Paulo, Osasco e Região and CUT Brazil

Right to trade union representation; right to strike

Brazil

Brazil NCP


22/09/2009

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 30/03/2015
287 weeks and 6 days
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Hochtief V New Zealand Amalgamated Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union

The use of 'dependent contractors' to undermine freedom of association and ability to bargain collectively in violation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98 and to avoid financial responsibilities

New Zealand

New Zealand NCP


03/09/2009

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 16/02/2010
23 weeks and 5 days
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Nestlé India V International Union of Food Workers

Right to trade union representation and refusal to engage in collective bargaining.

India

Switzerland NCP


11/05/2009

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 05/02/2010
38 weeks and 4 days
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Glencore International A.G. V CUT Peru

Termination of operations carried out by contracted mining companies without informing or consulting the workers

Peru

Peru NCP


23/03/2009

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Global Hyatt V International Union of Food Workers

Replacement of permanent workers with agency and casual workers and refusal to engage in collective bargaining; right to trade union representation; lack of consultation and failure to give notice

Philippines

US NCP


23/03/2009

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 22/04/2011
108 weeks and 4 days
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Nestlé V International Union of Food Workers (Korea)

Refusal to disclose information in the context of collective bargaining concerning changes in industrial set-up including changes in ownership.

South Korea

South Korea NCP


18/03/2009

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 30/09/2009
28 weeks and 0 days
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Unilever Plc V International Union of Food Workers (Khanewal, Pakistan)

Elimination of direct employment and extensive use of temporary employment contracts thus undermining the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining

Pakistan

UK NCP


06/03/2009

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/11/2009
37 weeks and 0 days
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Vale do Rio Doce SA V CUT Brazil

Failure to consult with trade union on laying off workers and breaching the collective bargaining agreement

Brazil

Brazil NCP


05/03/2009

No Decision

Withdrawn

Duration so far 441 weeks and 3 days
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EMBRAER S.A. V CUT BRAZIL

Failure to consult with trade unions on lay-offs

Brazil

Brazil NCP


26/02/2009

No Decision

Withdrawn

Duration so far 442 weeks and 3 days
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Unilever Plc V International Transport Federation (Turkey)

Illegal dismissal of workers and the right to collective bargaining

Turkey

Turkey NCP


24/11/2008

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 455 weeks and 6 days
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Nestlé SA V International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (Indonesia)

Refusal to negotiate wages in violation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98; attacks on bona fide trade union workers; yellow union

Indonesia

Switzerland NCP


10/11/2008

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/06/2010
83 weeks and 6 days
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Daewoo and Korea Gas Corporation V Shwe Gas Campaign

Forced Labour in Burma

Burma

South Korea NCP


29/10/2008

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 27/11/2008
29 days
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Unilever PLC - Pakistan (Rahim Yar Kahn II) V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

The use of precarious work to undermine freedom of assocation and the ability to bargain collectively in violation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98

Pakistan

UK NCP


27/10/2008

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 13/08/2009
41 weeks and 3 days
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Fine Corporation V ITGLWF

Unpaid wages

Sri Lanka

South Korea NCP


22/09/2008

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Delta Airlines V Association of Flight Attendants

Interference with the right to organise

US

US NCP


10/09/2008

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 08/01/2009
17 weeks and 1 days
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Kongsberg Automotive V Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions (Fellesforbundet)

The use of lockout in combination with hired labour

US

Norway NCP


25/08/2008

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 28/05/2009
39 weeks and 3 days
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Grupo Modelo V Frente Autentico del Trabajo and Union Nacional de Trabajadores

Right to trade union representation; dismissal of trade union workers; employment protection contracts, whereby the company paid off the union leaders who in turn protected the company against union activity

Mexico

Mexico NCP


30/06/2008

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 13/01/2010
80 weeks and 2 days
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Nestlé V International Union of Food Workers (Russia)

Refusal to engage in collective bargaining on wages

Russia

Switzerland NCP


11/02/2008

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 29/09/2008
33 weeks and 0 days
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Novartis V Austrian Union of Salaried Private Sector Employees

Lack of pior information and consultation on closure

Austria

Austria NCP


05/02/2008

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/07/2009
73 weeks and 1 days
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British American Tobacco (BAT) V Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC)

Right to trade union representation

Malaysia

UK NCP


11/12/2007

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 04/03/2011
168 weeks and 3 days
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Unilever PLC V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (Rahim Yar Kahn I, Pakistan)

Precarious work that undermines freedom of association and the right to bargain collectively in violation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98

Pakistan

UK NCP


21/11/2007

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 27/10/2008
48 weeks and 5 days
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Unilever PLC, India (Doom Dooma) V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Use of precarious work to deny workers the right to freedom of association and to collective bargaining in violations of ILO Conventions 87 and 98

India

UK NCP


01/10/2007

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 18/10/2010
159 weeks and 0 days
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Chong Won Trading V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and Chongwon Union (Philippines)

Threat to close down the factory should the union be formed: right to trade union representation; bribery

Philippines

South Korea NCP


03/09/2007

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Il-Kyoung Co Ltd. V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, Korean House for International Solidarity and Workers Assistance Center

Right to trade union representation, anti-union activities, sex discrimination, violence, bribery

Philippines

South Korea NCP


03/09/2007

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 519 weeks and 6 days
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Philips V CUT Brazil

Improper involvement in local politics in Brazil

Brazil

Brazil NCP


06/08/2007

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/10/2007
8 weeks and 0 days
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Barrick Gold V Chilean Trade Union

Unknown

Chile

Chile NCP


01/07/2007

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Tetra Pak V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU)

Failure to negotiate and disclose information on closure of plant

South Korea

South Korea NCP


01/07/2007

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/11/2007
17 weeks and 4 days
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Banco del Trabajo V Confederation of Bank Trade Unions of Chile

Refusal to recognise union and engage in collective bargaining; dismissal and transfer of trade union leaders

Chile
Peru

Peru NCP


Chile NCP


25/04/2007

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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ABN Amro Bank V Confederación de Trabajadores del Sector Financier

Failure to engage in collective bargaining; failure; refusal to disclose information

Brazil

Brazil NCP


19/04/2007

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 14/09/2012
282 weeks and 1 days
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ISS AS V CUT Chile

Outsourcing and failure to recognise collective bargaining agreement

Chile

Chile NCP


16/04/2007

Blocked

Closed

Duration not known
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Unibanco V CONTRAF-CUT Brazil and Federación de Trabajadores Bancarios y Afines, Paraguay

Dismissal and harassment of trade unionists

Paraguay

Brazil NCP


21/02/2007

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 14/09/2012
290 weeks and 2 days
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Fiat V CISL and FIM-CISL

Land Dispute: human rights, contribution to host country's progress and environment

India

Italy NCP


01/02/2007

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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C&A V CUT BRAZIL and CONTRACTS

Failure to negotiate on profit sharing for workers

Brazil

Brazil NCP


01/01/2007

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 17/05/2013
332 weeks and 4 days
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DeCoro V CGIL, CISL and UIL

Harassment: violence against workers

China

Italy NCP


01/01/2007

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Laurens van der Kroft Textiel V the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF)

Forced resignation of union members and relocation without consultation with union members

Turkey

Netherlands NCP


Turkey NCP


04/12/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 03/05/2007
21 weeks and 3 days
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G4S V Union Network International (UNI)

Unpaid wages; working conditions; right to be represented by a trade union

Democratic Republic of Congo
Germany
Greece
Israel
Malawi
Mozambique
Nepal
Panama
Uganda
US

UK NCP


01/12/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 12/12/2008
106 weeks and 0 days
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Cargill V Unión Obrera Molinera Argentina (Argentine Millers’ Labour Union - UOMA)

Anti-union practices

Argentina

Argentina NCP


29/11/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 31/07/2007
34 weeks and 6 days
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Voestalpine AG V Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division

Anti-union activities

US

US NCP


03/11/2006

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 563 weeks and 2 days
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Unilever PLC India V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (SEWRI, India)

Failure to abide by national law; illegal transfer of ownership; illegal company closure; failure to engage in collective bargaining

India

UK NCP


03/10/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 09/11/2009
161 weeks and 6 days
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Nestlé V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (UK)

Threat to transfer production

UK

UK NCP


02/10/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/10/2007
52 weeks and 0 days
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Lafarge Group V Korean Chemical and Textile Workers Federation (KCTF)

Union-busting/anti-union behaviour/outsourcing

South Korea

South Korea NCP


01/10/2006

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Continental V United Steelworkers (USW)

Union busting; right to trade union representation; failure to engage in collective bargaining

US

US NCP


01/08/2006

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 576 weeks and 5 days
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PSA Peugot Citroën V Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union (T&G)

Plant closure

UK

UK NCP


28/07/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/02/2008
79 weeks and 0 days
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InBev V International Union of Food Workers

Violation of trade union rights

Montenegro

Belgium NCP


01/07/2006

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 13/06/2007
49 weeks and 4 days
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Royal Dutch Shell V Colectivo Alternativo Verde (CAVE) and SIPETROL-SP (Petroleum By-Product and Ore Workers' Labour Union of the State of Sao Paolo)

Workers' Health and Safety

Brazil

Brazil NCP


08/05/2006

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 25/03/2009
150 weeks and 2 days
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British American Tobacco (BAT) V International Union of Food Workers (US)

Anti-union campaign

US

US NCP


04/05/2006

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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PepsiCo V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (Poland)

Sexual harassment. Anti-union behaviour/intimidation

Poland

Poland NCP


01/04/2006

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 594 weeks and 1 days
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Global Sports Technology (Beteiligungsgesellschaft) V Austrian Trade Unions

Right to trade union representation; dismissal of trade unionists

Sri Lanka

Austria NCP


01/03/2006

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Gamma Holding V USW

Right to trade union representation

US

US NCP


01/02/2006

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/04/2007
60 weeks and 4 days
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Formica Corporation V CUT Brazil and the Sindicato de Quimicos de ABC

Dismissal of trade union representatives without cause

Brazil

Brazil NCP


12/12/2005

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/02/2008
114 weeks and 2 days
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Coats Plc V International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF)

Right to trade union representation; harassment of trade unionists

Sri Lanka

UK NCP


01/12/2005

Accepted

Suspended

Duration so far 611 weeks and 3 days
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Mittal Steel Group V BNS

Depriving workers of the right to organise

Romania

Romania NCP


01/12/2005

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Nestlé V National Confederation of Trade Unions Japan, Hyogo Prefectural Confederation of Trade Unions and Nestlé Japan Employees Union

Unfair labour practice and disclosure of information

Japan

Japan NCP


01/08/2005

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 19/11/2013
433 weeks and 1 days
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GP Garments V ITGLWF

Freedom of association; dismissals of striking workers; refusal to disclose ownership or structure; threat to close factory

Bangladesh

Belgium NCP


09/06/2005

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/10/2007
120 weeks and 4 days
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Unilever V Central Unitaria de Trabajadores de Chile (CUT) and Sindicato 1 at Unilever

Failure to consult on plant closures

Chile

Chile NCP


08/06/2005

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/11/2005
20 weeks and 6 days
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Groupe Lactalis V the United Farm workers Union (UFW)

Right to trade union representation, health and safety, sexual discrimination in hiring practices and harassment

US

US NCP


24/05/2005

Rejected

Closed

Duration not known
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Imerys V Transport and General Workers Union (T&G)

UK

UK NCP


01/04/2005

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/04/2006
52 weeks and 1 days
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ABN Amro Bank V UNITE-HERE

Socially responsible investment; due diligence of the financial sector

US

US NCP


01/03/2005

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 12/07/2005
19 weeks and 0 days
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Seves V Force Ouvrière

Threats of relocation as a means to win concessions in negotiations on working conditions

France

France NCP


09/02/2005

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Bata V ITGLWF

Dismissed employees without any prior information or consultation with the union; right to trade union representation

Sri Lanka

Canada NCP


01/01/2005

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/11/2005
43 weeks and 3 days
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Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SA V Asociación Bancaria

Failure to disclose information

Argentina

Argentina NCP


01/12/2004

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 31/12/2008
213 weeks and 0 days
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UPC Cable TV V Solidarnosc

Dismissal of a trade union representatives of the newly established union

Poland

Poland NCP


01/12/2004

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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UPM Kymmene V the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers’ Union Canada

Closure; lack of disclosure, lack of negotiation and right to trade union representation

Canada

Canada NCP


29/11/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 10/06/2005
27 weeks and 4 days
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Ryanair V FNV and FNV Bondgenoten

Right to trade union representation

Ireland
Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


01/11/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 31/12/2005
60 weeks and 5 days
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Smead Europe V FNV

Working conditions - introduction of a 40 hour week

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


01/10/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/11/2004
4 weeks and 3 days
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Imerys V PACE

Coercing and intimidating employees exercising their rights to organise

US

US NCP


22/09/2004

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/02/2006
71 weeks and 0 days
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Bridgestone V Local Union of Chemical, Energy and Mines

Dismissal of trade union officials for union activities

Indonesia

Japan NCP


06/09/2004

Suspended

No Information

Duration so far 675 weeks and 6 days
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Angelica Textile Services V UNITE-HERE

Right to organise; occuaptional health and safety; training

US

Netherlands NCP


US NCP


03/08/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2005
43 weeks and 1 days
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Wackenhut V Union Network International (UNI)

Interference with the right to organise

US

US NCP


01/08/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 16/06/2005
45 weeks and 4 days
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Life Uniform V UNITE-HERE and CATY

Safety standards, minimum wage

Mexico

US NCP


12/07/2004

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 683 weeks and 6 days
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Marriott Hotel V Solidarnosc

Right to trade union representation; harassment; violence

Poland

Poland NCP


01/04/2004

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 698 weeks and 3 days
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Korean EPZ Corporation V International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF)

Freedom of Association in Export Processing Zones

Bangladesh

South Korea NCP


31/03/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 19/05/2004
7 weeks and 0 days
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Toyota Motor Corporation V Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation Workers' Association (TMPCWA)

Illegal dismissal of 233 union members who participated in a strike and the filing of criminal cases against union leaders

Philippines

Japan NCP


04/03/2004

Accepted

Suspended

Duration so far 702 weeks and 3 days
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Technip-Coflexip V Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT)

Support for trade union activities

France

France NCP


01/03/2004

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 702 weeks and 6 days
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Michelin V Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de Uniroyal SA de CV (SNTU)

Failure to inform or consult workers or trade unions on factory closures.

Mexico

Mexico NCP


01/02/2004

Suspended

Suspended

Duration so far 707 weeks and 0 days
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Swatch Group V Union Syndicale Suisse (USS)

Failure to recognise collective bargaining agreement

Switzerland

Switzerland NCP


01/02/2004

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2005
69 weeks and 3 days
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TGW International - American Chance Casinos V Czech-Moravian public catering, hotels and tourism trade union federation

Preventing workers from establishing a trade union; refusal to bargain collectively; yellow unions

Czech Republic

Czech Republic NCP


01/02/2004

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/08/2004
26 weeks and 0 days
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C & A Moda CR v.o.s V Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions

Czech Republic

Czech Republic NCP


16/01/2004

No Decision

Closed

Duration not known
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BASF V CUT-BRAZIL

Anti-union behaviour

Brazil

Brazil NCP


01/11/2003

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/12/2003
4 weeks and 2 days
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Unilever V CUT Brazil

Failure to consult or give information on plant closure

Brazil

Brazil NCP


27/10/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2004
31 weeks and 1 days
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Locomotive Trading AG Hänibül V Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions

Right to trade union representation

Czech Republic

Czech Republic NCP


08/10/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/02/2004
16 weeks and 4 days
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Nestlé V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) International Union of Food Workers and the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Union (ICEM)

Sub-contracting workers; failure to engage in construction negotiations; threat to re-locate/transfer in the context of a collective bargaining dispute

South Korea

South Korea NCP


26/09/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/04/2004
26 weeks and 6 days
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General Motors V Porto Alegre Metal Workers’ Union

Yellow unions

Brazil

Brazil NCP


04/09/2003

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 25/03/2008
237 weeks and 5 days
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British American Tobacco (BAT) V International Union of Food Workers (Burma)

Forced labour Divestment from Burma

Burma

UK NCP


02/09/2003

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/02/2004
21 weeks and 5 days
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Bayer V DGB

Right to trade union representations Establishing a 'yellow' union

Philippines

Germany NCP


27/06/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 29/06/2007
209 weeks and 0 days
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Saint-Gobain V International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Union (ICEM)

Right to trade union representation, the right to information for meaningful negotiations and the right to a safe and healthy workplace

US

US NCP


05/06/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/05/2007
203 weeks and 5 days
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Kiswire V Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC)

Right to trade union representation

Malaysia

South Korea NCP


20/05/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2006
158 weeks and 2 days
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Top Thermo Manufacturers V Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC)

Right to trade union representation

Malaysia

Japan NCP


12/03/2003

No Decision

Closed

Closed on 16/02/2012
466 weeks and 1 days
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French Multinational Enterprise in France

Unknown

France

France NCP


01/03/2003

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/07/2003
17 weeks and 3 days
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French MNE in Romania

Failure to disclose information

Romania

France NCP


01/02/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/07/2003
21 weeks and 3 days
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Honda V International Metalworkers’ Federation (IMF)

Indonesia

Japan NCP


01/02/2003

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/08/2003
25 weeks and 6 days
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Metaleurop V Force Ouvrière (FO)

Failure to consult on company closure; environmental damage

France

France NCP


01/02/2003

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Chemie Pharmacie Holland BV V FNV

Congo Case

Democratic Republic of Congo

Netherlands NCP


04/12/2002

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/05/2005
125 weeks and 4 days
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Gard V International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)

Contractual benefits, health benefits

Philippines

Norway NCP


01/12/2002

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Dutch Travel Agencies V FNV and CNV

Forced labour in Burma

Burma

Netherlands NCP


27/11/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/04/2004
70 weeks and 1 days
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Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (Burma) V Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)

Forced labour in Burma, environmental damage

Burma

Canada NCP


01/11/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/02/2006
169 weeks and 5 days
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Sees Corporation V Progress Union

Sri Lanka

South Korea NCP


01/11/2002

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/12/2002
4 weeks and 2 days
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Parmalat V CUT-Brazil

Transfer of production and dismissal of workers without prior consultation.

Brazil

Brazil NCP


26/09/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/04/2003
26 weeks and 5 days
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Hewlett Packard V FNV

Abrupt closure of an assembly plant, set up with considerable financial assistance by local, regional and national Government

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


03/09/2002

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/01/2004
69 weeks and 2 days
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Plaid Enterprises Inc. V FNV

Failure to inform workers on their decision to file for bankruptcy

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


08/08/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/12/2005
173 weeks and 0 days
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Nutreco V Milieudefensie and Ecoocéanos - in consultation with the Federación Provincial de Trabajadores de la Industria Pesquera de Puerto Montt

Right to join a trade union; right to collective bargaining; health and safety; environment

Chile

Chile NCP


Netherlands NCP


01/08/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/10/2003
60 weeks and 6 days
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Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR) V UNITE and AFL-CIO

Freedom of association

US

France NCP


Austria NCP


US NCP


02/07/2002

No Decision

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/01/2003
26 weeks and 1 days
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Continental V SNRTE

Closure of a factory without prior information being provided to the workers

Mexico

Mexico NCP


01/05/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/01/2005
139 weeks and 3 days
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Aspocomp V Force Ouvrière

Failure to consult on the closure of a plant

France

France NCP


04/04/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 13/11/2003
84 weeks and 0 days
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ChoiShin Co Ltd.V ITGWLF, FKTU and KCTU

Anti-union campaign, which included harassment and threats against workers

Guatemala

South Korea NCP


19/03/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/07/2003
67 weeks and 0 days
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Maersk Medical A/S V The Labour Movement's International Forum (AIF)

Right to representation; right to collective bargaining

Malaysia

Denmark NCP


01/02/2002

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 11/05/2005
170 weeks and 5 days
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Wärtsilä V FNV

Closure without consultation or notice

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


01/12/2001

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 31/12/2001
4 weeks and 2 days
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Cosmos Mack Industries Ltd. V Free Trade Zone Workers’ Union (FTZWU)

Right to trade union

Sri Lanka

South Korea NCP


01/11/2001

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry V ITF

Breach of UN arms embargo; money laundering

Liberia

US NCP


01/11/2001

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/10/2002
47 weeks and 5 days
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IHC Caland (Burma) V FNV and CNV

Forced labour in Burma and human rights

Burma

Netherlands NCP


23/07/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/07/2004
153 weeks and 3 days
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Bosch V Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Union (CMKOS)

Right to trade union representation

Czech Republic

Czech Republic NCP


05/06/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 25/04/2002
46 weeks and 2 days
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Siemens V Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (CMKOS)

Right to trade union representation, working conditions, lack of negotiations

Czech Republic

Czech Republic NCP


05/06/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 27/11/2001
25 weeks and 0 days
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Bata V CFDT and CGT

Failure to provide information reflected the company's true financial situation

France

France NCP


01/06/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/12/2002
78 weeks and 2 days
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Marks and Spencer (Belgium) V FGTB and CSC

Failure to provide information prior to notice

Belgium

Belgium NCP


01/05/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 23/12/2001
33 weeks and 5 days
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US Companies in Burma V AFL-CIO

Forced labour

Burma

US NCP


01/05/2001

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 850 weeks and 5 days
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Marks and Spencer (France) V CFDT and FO

Closure without any prior consultations with workers: lack of information, lack of consultation, lack of notice

France

France NCP


01/04/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 23/12/2001
38 weeks and 0 days
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Total FinalElf and Accor Hotels V CFDT, FO and UNSA

Investment in Burma

Burma

France NCP


01/03/2001

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 28/03/2002
56 weeks and 0 days
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Trico Marine Services

Denying employees right to representation by the Federation of Maritime Unions; harassment and intimidation

US

US NCP


02/02/2001

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 12/12/2002
96 weeks and 6 days
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