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Legal restrictions and/or effective practices of exclusion of migrants regarding membership of and participation in trade unions

Key Area:
Discrimination, Equality
14/03/2012 - 16:38
Short Answer

There are no official legal restrictions or effective practices of exclusion for immigrants joining trade unions

Qualitative Info

In 2010, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) published a strategy called; ‘Towards a Strategy for the Inclusion of Migrant Workers in Trade Unions.’ It can be read in full here

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Employment - labour market, Health and social protection, Culture, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion
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