Topics Right to join trade unions

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Grants individuals the right to form and join trade unions or professional associations. This is an explicit right that goes beyond freedom of association.


Rights and Duties



Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for the right to form or to join trade unions?