ILO Upholds TWU Complaint, Finds NY Strike Ban Violates Workers’ Human Rights

ILO has just ruled that New York’s ban on and penalties for public sector strikes, as carried out during the 2005 NYC transit strike, violates workers’ fundamental human rights. As many will remember, NY courts jailed Roger Toussaint, fined the union, its members and leaders millions, and took away dues checkoff as punishment for a two and a half day strike which the City admitted endangered no one’s health or safety.

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