The world history of unionism
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The world economic struggle of the working
- When the boot is on the other foot
- By Chris Lowe, 5 September 1995. Recalls a case in the early 80s
of one of the FOSATU unions raising money to support a strike
by 3M workers in New Jersey. Difference of a union-to-union (&
local, at the U.S. end), directed at a specific corporation, and
a case at the federation level, directed at a government and
region. Problems with such alliances. South African unions
could aid the AFL-CIO's attempts to revitalize itself.
- Organized Labour 2000. Summary of January February
Debate. "Dignity and Voice in a Hostile World"
- By Jill Murray, 22 March 2000. The Online Conference, Organised
Labour 2000, was about organising and covered recruit of members
into an organisation at the workplace level and the factors
influencing the behaviours of union officials, potential members
and their employers, and the ways in which unions operate to
activate and empower their members.
- SIGTUR: "Southern Initiative on Globalisation
and Trade Union Rights"
- From LabourStart, 19 December 2000. The struggles of the
working class should now be national in form and international
in content. An alternative vision driven by values of social
justice, equity and material security for all is the goal.