Chapter IV.4:

Have a policy commitment to respect human rights.


All Cases  Closed Cases   Overdue Cases (more than 12 months)
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
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 141 weeks and 5 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 151 weeks and 6 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 160 weeks and 4 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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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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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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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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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 278 weeks and 0 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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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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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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