freedom of association


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freedom of association

noun authority, autonomy, blanket permission, choice, civil liberty, conntitutional freedom, decontrol, emancipation, free will, freeeom of affiliation, freedom of alignment, freedom of alliance, inclusion, incorporation, independence, laissez-faire, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, openness, participation, privilege, self-determination, self-direction, unconditional authority, unnonstrained use, unrestrained use, unrestricted use
Associated concepts: First Amendment protection, individual freedoms, individual liberties

freedom of association

see HUMAN RIGHTS.
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Dickson held freedom of association in incredibly high esteem, writing:
In 2010, the Council of Europe adopted a recommendation titled the 'Fluman Rights of Members of Armed Forces' which states, inter alia, that "members of armed forces have the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association .
we could lay bare the legal structure of freedom of association.
This essay is about the law of freedom of association of workers in Canada.
In these situations, the Committee on Freedom of Association ruled there was a serious violation of the freedom of association.
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If we believe in this foundational freedom of association, we don't get to choose who gets to exercise it and who doesn't.
Countries were ranked on a scale of 1-5 with 1 considered best and 5 worst, on the basis of standards of fundamental rights at work in particular the right to freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining and the right to strike, The Express Tribune reports.
However, some argue that recent changes to Alberta's public service labour legislation unjustifiably interfere with several rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ("Charter")--particularly freedom of association.
In this piece I would like to point out that two critical elements of democracy -- freedom of association and the free enterprise system -- are under heavy government pressure.
Cases are listed by jurisdiction and also by subject matter, touching on areas such as conflict of laws, equal treatment, right to freedom of association, safety and health, and collective agreements.
Kang nevertheless sees international instruments and institutions as meaningful tools in a comprehensive strategic arsenal for confronting state attacks on freedom of association.

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