Chapter V.2-b: Provide meaningful information to workers

Provide information to workers‟ representatives which is needed for meaningful negotiations on conditions of employment;


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

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 3 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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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Withdrawn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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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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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 277 weeks and 6 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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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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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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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 379 weeks and 6 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 646 weeks and 3 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 790 weeks and 1 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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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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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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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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