Shared Prosperity: The Investor Case for Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

This brief explains why respect for the fundamental labour rights of collective bargaining and freedom of association is important to investors.


When workers come together in a trade union, they can effect meaningful changes in their compensation and working conditions, bringing valuable benefits to themselves and their companies and contributing to broader societal goals of economic growth, income and wealth equality, equity and inclusion. As these benefits and contributions are of interest to investors, this brief outlines how they can meet their responsibilities to protect workers’ fundamental labour rights.

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