European Social Charter

The decision on the merits of the complaint GENOP-DEI and ADEDY v. Greece, no. 66/2011, has become public today

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

[19/10/2012] The decision of the merits of the European Committee on Social Rights in the case GENOP-DEI and ADEDY v. Greece, Complaint No. 66/2011 became public today. 

In this case registered on 21 February 2011, the complainant trade unions alleged that the situation in Greece is not in conformity with Articles 1 (right to work) , 4 (right to a fair remuneration), 7 (the right of children and young persons to protection), 10 (right to vocational training), and 12 (right to social security) of the European Social Charter.

In its decision on the merits, the Committee concluded the following  :

- unanimously that there is no violation of Article 1§1 of the 1961 Charter ;
- unanimously that there is no violation of Article 7§§ 2 and 9 of the 1961 Charter;
- unanimously that there is a violation of Article 7§7 of the 1961 Charter ;
- unanimously that there is a violation of Article 10§2 of the 1961 Charter ;
- unanimously that there is a violation of Article 12§3 of the 1961 Charter ;
- unanimously that there is a violation of Article 4§1 of the 1961 Charter in the light of the non-discrimination clause of the Preamble to the 1961 Charter .

Complaint no. 66/2011
Decision on the merits
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