The working-class history of the Province of Serbia

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Independent trade union prepares for post-Milosevic era
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, ICFTU OnLine, 7 February 1997. Branislav Canak, president of Serbia's only independent trade union, Nezavisnost, called on the opposition to think ahead and prepare for the post-Milosevic era. He was in Brussels at the invitation of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).
More than 100 hurt in NATO attack on factory
By Juliana Mojsilovic, Reuters, 11 April 1999. More than 100 workers were injured on Friday after NATO missile wrecked part of a major car and munitions factory in central Serbia. The target was the Zastava factory, Serbia's biggest employer.
Striking teachers refuse government offer
Labour News Network, 17 February 2000. The Serbian Education Union has turned down a ten per cent salary raise offered by the government yesterday, describing it as unacceptable. (brief)
Serb workers rally calls for Milosevic to go
By Branimir Pipal, Reuters, Monday 1 May 2000. On this traditional workers' day, it is the moment to awaken and say a decisive ‘no’ to the regime of Slobodan Milosevic,” said Branislav Canak, the president of the non-government trade union Nezavisnost Independence), organiser of the gathering. [Publisher's note: The existence of independent trade unions in a socialist economy is often thought to be problematic.]