Pro-democracy legislator Sulu Sou presented a bill to “close” a “legal gap” in Macau, which does not provide for the protection of unionized workers against dismissal or retaliation, was announced today.
The Basic Law of Macau, which functions as a “mini-constitution” of the territory, stipulates in Article 27 that residents “enjoy freedom of expression, press, editing, association, assembly, parade and demonstration, as well as as well as the right and freedom to organize and participate in union associations and strikes ”, which must be regulated and developed.
Despite this, and several bills introduced by deputies in recent years, the territory still lacks a union law.
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