Does the law allow workers to form and join unions of their own choice?

  • Freedom of Association
  • No access to FoA
  • No Data

This map reflects policies as of 1 January 2022 in 135 countries covered by the Index. The maps are based on the Labour Rights Index 2022, produced by the WageIndicator Foundation and the Centre for Labour Research (WageIndicator Labour Law office).

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  • 58 countries restrict workers from associating with trade unions.
  • 77 countries allow freedom of association