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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • International labor activities.,
  • Trade-unions -- Political activity.

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Edition Notes

StatementGary K. Busch.
LC ClassificationsHD6475.A1 B87 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496758M
ISBN 100312624476
LC Control Number82016818

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Trade union, also called labor union, an association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining. Read more about trade unions in this article. Bjrn Beckman is a professor of Political Science at Stockholm University in Sweden. He has written extensively on African trade unions, state and civil society, especially on Nigerian union politics. He co-authored Union power in the Nigerian textile industry with Gunilla Andrae (Nordic Africa Institute,Uppsala , CRD, Kano ) and co-edited Labour regimes and liberalization: The. Internationally, world trade unionism was split after between two rival organizations: the, largely Communist, World Federation of Trade Unions (WTFU), originally set up in , and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), founded in by member unions that had withdrawn from the WTFU in protest against its. A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective unions typically fund the formal organization, head office.

The biggest challenge for the political role of trade unions concerns their capacity as political actors. In postwar Europe and beyond, unions were incl uded in national poli-. This book is the eagerly awaited successor to Robert Gilpin's The Political Economy of International Relations, the classic statement of the field of international political economy that. Chapter XII The Problem Of The Trade Unions OWING TO THE RAPID GROWTH OF THE MOVEMENT, In the first volume of this book I have already expressed my views on the nature and purpose and necessity of trade unions. In this connection we must not be led astray by the fact that the international trades unions are conducted by men of only.   Unions are organizations that negotiate with corporations, businesses and other organizations on behalf of union members. There are trade unions, which represent workers who do Author: Brent Radcliffe.