freedom of speech

Report: Workers’ Rights Weakened in Past Year

Workers’ rights were weakened in most regions over the past year, according to the 2016  International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global Rights Index. Repression of worker rights was compounded by restrictions on freedom of speech and assembly, including severe crackdowns in some countries, which increased by 22 percent, with 50 out of 141 countries surveyed recording… [READ MORE]