Discrimination at work because of trade union activities

Discrimination at work because of trade union activities

Human Rights Commissioner's Report No. 9 is Discrimination on the Ground of Trade Union Activity (29 June 2000). The report deals with complaints by three employees of O'Brien Metal Products that they were harassed and forced to leave their employment because they had participated in trade union activity concerning perceived unsafe working conditions. The Commissioner found that the company had discriminated against all three employees and recommended that each should be compensated.

The Report is available in Word Format (93K) and as a PDF document (123K).

Last updated 2 December 2001.