Does the law prohibit employers from terminating employment contracts of striking workers?

  • Prohibition of replacing workers on strike
  • No prohibition
  • 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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  • 90 countries prohibit replacement of striking workers. 
  • 45 countries permit replacement of striking workers