IUF has at their meeting April 3-4 drafted a motion about Brunei

The IUF Executive Committee, meeting in Geneva April 3-4, 2019:

CONDEMNS the introduction of legislation in Brunei punishing homosexual sex with death by stoning;

AFFIRMS ITS SOLIDARITY with workers and citizens of Brunei and around the world struggling for equality and an end to all forms of anti-LGBTI discrimination;

NOTES that the Dorchester Collection hotel chain is wholly owned by the government of Brunei’s Brunei Investment Agency;

CALLS ON IUF affiliates to urge their respective governments to formally protest to the government of Brunei the introduction of capital punishment for homosexual sex and call for its repeal;

CALLS ON IUF member organizations to demand, where applicable, that their national associations of hotel and hospitality employers exclude Dorchester Collection hotels pending the abrogation of this barbaric legislation;

REAFFIRMS its commitment to ensuring full respect for the human rights of LGBTI workers everywhere.


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The Nordic Union for Hotel, Restaurant, Catering and Tourism sector, is an association of unions in Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, all of which unionise workers of the HRCT industry. The member unions have all made collective agreements with employers organizations and companies in the NU HRCT.

All in all NU HRCT covers seven unions with a total of about 115,000 members.