Striking May Become Illegal and Extortionary

Strikes and other industrial actions may mean the full exercise of the constitutional right under Section 14bis of our Magna Carta, or an abuse of right and even extortion in an overtly unlawful act.

Published in El Cronista on May 3, 2019
This is a rather peculiar right because it is the only right whose exercise implies causing damage as a result of a total or partial work stoppage against the production of an employer or many employers at whom the protest is aimed.

Otto Kahn-Freund, who is widely regarded as the founding father of modern British labor law, defined that strike is the pathology of the legal system, as divorce is to marriage and bankruptcy to business law. Seguir leyendo Striking May Become Illegal and Extortionary