Article 18 – Freedom of association and the right to strike

1. Workers and employers have the right to create organizations to defend their respective legitimate interests.

2. Everyone shall freely decide whether or not to belong to a union and take part in the union’s activities.

3. Conflicts inherent in relations between companies and workers will be resolved through negotiation and, if appropriate, with mediation and arbitration.

4. The law shall regulate the exercise of the right to strike, without any limitation other than the peaceful exercise of this right.