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European Social Charter


The European Social Charter of the Council of Europe.


The European Social Charter signed on 18 October 1961 in Turin affirms the obligation for Council of Europe Members States to respect a body of social principles such as the right to work, the right to just conditions of work, the right to safe and healthy working conditions, the right to a fair remuneration, the right to bargain collectively, the right to social security, the right to benefit from social welfare services…