2013 Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights - Guinea
|Publisher||International Trade Union Confederation|
|Publication Date||6 June 2013|
|Cite as||International Trade Union Confederation, 2013 Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights - Guinea, 6 June 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/51b8517116.html [accessed 26 July 2016]|
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Violence against trade unionist: On 19 March 2012, the Assistant General Secretary of the Confédération Nationale des Travailleurs de Guinée (CNTG), Mr Kader Aziz Camara and his family were the victims of an armed attack at their home in Conakry. The assailants were in military uniforms and armed.
Insufficient legal protection against anti-union discrimination: No dissuasive and deterrent penalties are tied to Article 3 of the Labour Code which provides that no employer may take account of trade union membership and workers' trade union activities in making decisions about recruitment, performance and distribution of work and termination of the employment contract.
Attack on trade union premises: On 22 March 2013, trade union premises in N'Zérékoré were raided by unknown persons. There was considerable material damage and a large sum of cash and other items were stolen.