Industrial rights

Publications: Freedom of Association

This list contains publications related to research on (compliance to) Codes of Conduct or Corporate Social Responsibility directly specified to freedom of association. 

If available, hyperlink to publication included in author's name.


International Labour Organisation. "Committee on Freedom of Association - annual report for the period 2018." International Labour Standards Department, GB.335/INS/13(Add.), March 2019. 


Van der Heijden, P., and Koroma, A. “Review of ILO Supervisory Mechanism." International Labour Office, GB.326/LILS/3/1, 29 February 2016.


Egels-Zandén, N. and Merk, J. "Private Regulation and Trade Union Rights: Why Codes of Conduct Have Limited Impact on Trade Union Rights." Journal of Business Ethics, 2014, Vol. 123, No. 3, pp. 461-473.


Anner, M. “Corporate Social Responsibility and Freedom of Association Rights: The Precarious Quest for Legitimacy and Control in Global Supply Chains.” Politics and Society, 2012, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 609-644.

Brudney, J. “Envisioning enforcement of freedom of association standards in corporate codes: a journey for Sinbad or Sisyphus?” Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 2012, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 555-603.


Compa, L. “Trade Unions, NGO’s and Corporate Codes of Conduct.” Development in Practice, 2004, Vol. 14, No. 1-2.

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