Collective Complaints 2011

16/11/2011 The trade union Fellesforbundet  for Sjøfolk  (FFFS) has lodged a complaint against Norway, registered under the number 74/2011, which concerns the compulsory retirement of seamen. (more information Complaint no. 74/2011 English | Norwegian
11/11/2011 In its decision on the merits  in the case COHRE v. France, Complaint No. 63/2010 the European Committee of Social Rights concluded unanimously that the conditions in which Roma families were evicted from their homes constituted a violation of article E (non discrimination) in conjunction with articles 31§2 (right to housing - reduction of homelessness) and 19§8 (guarantees concerning deportation) of the Revised Charter (more information).  Decision on the merits Resolution Res/CM(2011) 9   Overview of Complaints concerning Roma and Travellers   Press release  Thematic Press Review Additional press articles
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7/11/2011 In its decision on the merits in the case European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Portugal, Complaint no. 61/2010, the European Committee of Social Rights unanimously concluded that the Portuguese government is in violation of Articles 16 (the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection), 30 (right to protection against poverty and social exclusion) and 31§1 (provision of adequate housing), read alone or in conjunction with Article E (non discrimination) of the Revised Charter. (more informationComplaint No.61/2010  News articles
26/09/2011 The case Médécins du Monde International - v. France, Complaint No. 67/2011, concerns the rights to housing, education of children, social protection and health care for Roma (more information) Decision on admissibility
21/09/2011 The case CESP v. France, Complaint No. 68/2011, concerns the new regulations relating to working conditions for police officers (more information) Decision on admissibility
21/09/2011 The complaint Syndicat de Défense des Fonctionnaires v. France concerns the situation of so-called "redeployed” civil servants, employed by France Télécom and La Poste (more informationComplaint No. 73/2011
09/08/2011 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Greece concerning the effects of massive environmental pollution on the health of those living along the river Asopos and near the industrial area of Inofyta, located 50 km north of Athens Complaint no. 72/2011(more information)
09/08/2011 The complaint Association of Care Giving Relatives and Friends v. Finland, No. 71/2011 concerns the situation of health care for the elderly in Finland. Complaint No. 71/2011  (more information).
09/08/2011 The complaint Association of Care Giving Relatives and Friends v. Finland concerns, No. 70/2011 concerns the situation of health care for the elderly in Finland. Complaint No. 70/2011  (more information).
03/08/2011 Defence for Children - International (DCI) v. Belgium, Complaint No. 69/2011. 
Complaint no. 69/2011 (English not yet available)
(more information)
25/07/2011 International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (INTERIGHTS) v. Greece, Complaint no. 49/2008  Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2011)8 (more information)
11/07/2011 General Federation of employees of the national electric power corporation (GENOP-DEI) and Confederation of Greek Civil Servants’ Trade Unions (ADEDY) v. Greece (Complaint No. 66/2011) Decision on admissibility  (more information on Complaints 66/2011)
11/07/2011 General Federation of employees of the national electric power corporation (GENOP-DEI) and Confederation of Greek Civil Servants’ Trade Unions (ADEDY) v. Greece (Complaint No. 65/2011)  Decision on admissibility (more information on Complaints 65/2011)
30/06/2011  European Council of Police Trade Unions v. France (Complaint No. 68/2011), Complaint No.68/2011 (more information)
28/06/2011 European Federation of National Organisations working with the homeless (FEANTSA) against Slovenia (Complaint 54/2008) Decision on the merits   Res/CM/ChS(2011)7 (more information)
26/05/2011 European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)  against France (Complaint No. 64/2011) Decision on admissibility (more information)
18/05/2011  Médecins du Monde v. France (Complaint No. 67/2011)  Complaint no. 67/2011
(more information)
09/05/2011 Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. Croatia (Complaint 52/2008) Decision on the merits  Resolution CM/ResChS(2011)6  (more information)
12/04/2011 Confédération générale du Travail (CGT) v. France (Complaint No. 55/2009) Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2011)4
Confédération française de l’encadrement (CFE-CGC) v. France (Complaint No. 56/2009)  Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2011)5
(more information on Complaints 55/2009 and 56/2009)
04/04/2011  European Council of Police Trade Unions (CESP) v. France (No. 57/2009)   Summary of Complaint No.57/2009  Decision on the merits  (more information)
09/03/2011 Two complaints submitted against Greece lodged by the trade unions  General Federation of employees of the national electric power   corporation (GENOP-DEI) / Confederation of Greek Civil Servants’ Trade Unions (ADEDY)  (more information) Complaint no. 65/2011 Complaint no. 66/2011
18/02/2011 The European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF) has lodged  Complaint No. 64/2011  against France in which it is states that the French Government continues to forcibly evict Roma without providing suitable alternative accommodation (more information)
04/02/2011 The decision on admissibility in the case Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. France (no. 63/2010)  is now public  (more information)
19/01/2011 The decision on the merits on the complaint European Council of Police Trade Unions (CESP) v. France (no. 54/2008) is now public, following the adoption of  Resolution Res CM/ChS(2011) by the Committee of Ministers at its 1103rd meeting.  In its decision, the Committee concluded that there was no violation of Articles 2§1 (reasonable working time) and 4§2 (increased remuneration for overtime work) of the Revised Charter.
14/01/2011 The decision on the merits of the European Committee of Social Rights with regard to the case Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) v. France (Complaint no. 55/2009) became public today. The complaint relates to Articles 2 (the right to just conditions of work) and 4 (the right to a fair remuneration) of the Revised Charter. (more) Summary of decision
14/01/2011 The decision on the merits of the European Committee of Social Rights with regard to the case Confédération française de l’Encadrement (CFE-CGC) v. France (Complaint No. 56/2009) became public today. In its decision , the Committee concluded unanimously that there was violation of Article 2§1 (Reasonable working time) of the Revised Charter (more)
Summary of decision