Sporadic violations of rights

Same as last year


Workers' rights violations

Right to collective bargaining

In the Netherlands, IKEA, a major furniture manufacturing brand, established a yellow union in its headquarters (the WIM - Employees’ Association of IKEA Workers), granting it privileges and facilities which were not afforded to other company-level unions. The company’s favouritism was blatant during the negotiations of the collective agreement in October 2020.

Workers’ rights in law

All countries