CASE OF NORWEGIAN CONFEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (LO) AND NORWEGIAN TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION (NTF) v. NORWAY (ECtHR)

The European Court of Human rights held that the right to strike under Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights takes precedence of economic freedom. “Firstly, the Court …

Guide on Article 11(Association and Assembly) of the European Convention on Human Rights

This Guide is part of the series of Case-Law Guides published by the European Court of Human Rights (hereafter “the Court”, “the European Court” or “the Strasbourg Court”) to inform …

Guide on Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights: Prohibition of slavery and forced labour

“This guide is part of the series of Case-Law Guides published by the European Court of Human Rights (hereafter “the Court”, “the European Court” or “the Strasbourg Court”) to inform …

Untied Kingdom: Eweida v United Kingdom, 2013 

This case concerns wearing religious jewelry at the workplace.  Here, a woman wore a cross to her job for British Airways against the employer’s rules.  The Court held that there …

United Kingdom: Redfearn v Serco Ltd, 2012

This case explains political affiliation in connection to alleged discrimination based upon freedom of association.  Here, the claimant – a driver at a private company – was affiliated with the …

Thlimmenos v. Greece (April 6, 2000)

Court held that conduct may be discriminatory if two persons are treated alike while their situations are significantly different.  Thlimmenos, a Greek national, was refused an appointment as a chartered …

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