Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.163 - European Social Charter (revised)

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 23/11/2020


Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 18 March 2016 - Or. Engl.

Greece declares that it shall interpret and apply Article 6 of the European Social Charter (revised) in accordance with Article G of the European Social Charter (revised) and that the obligations arising from it shall in no circumstances be applicable to:

a) the right to establish and use arbitration mechanisms for the settlement of labour disputes in particular as regards the right to unilateral access to arbitration in case of collective bargaining failure, pursuant to Article 22, paragraph 2, of the Hellenic Constitution, and

b) the regulation of employers’ right to collective action, in particular the right to lockouts.

Period covered: 01/05/2016 -
Articles concerned : 6

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