Chapter II.A.1: Sustainable development

Contribute to economic, environmental and social progress with a view to achieving sustainable development.


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
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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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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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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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Withdrawn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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Life Uniform V UNITE-HERE and CATY

Safety standards, minimum wage

Mexico

US NCP


12/07/2004

No Decision

No Information

Duration so far 775 weeks and 2 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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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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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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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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