Legal Unit

The ITUC Legal Unit provides legal guidance and support to the ITUC and its affiliated organisations. It leads the ITUC work on engagement with the ILO’s supervisory mechanisms, including the various complaints procedures, as well as legal and policy matters related to international labour standards. The Unit is responsible for supporting hearings and litigation in regional and national courts. It also serves as a knowledge centre on labour law and business and human rights and advises affiliates on labour law reforms. It is also responsible for the ITUC Survey on Trade Union Rights and Global Rights Index.