Building Democratic Trade Unions

Building Democratic Trade Unions


THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Trade Unions in the Balance

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A working paper by the ILO which looks at the challenges facing trade unions, and suggest four future scenarios.

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu – The Shopsteward’s Handbook

LANGUAGE: Icelandic

WHAT’S INSIDE: A guide to the role of shopstewards, including the social and civil rights of employees

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: A History of Trade Unionism in South Africa

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: This booklet reflects on the resistance workers posed to racial capitalism in South Africa, and how this spear of the liberation movement proved decisive in the struggle against apartheid.

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: There is an alternative: The public sector

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A booklet that focuses on the public sector and municipal workers, using international examples to help South African workers in this area

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Restructuring the SA dairy industry: What impact?

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A booklet which takes a look at the changes that have taken place in the dairy sector in South Africa, and what this means for workers, consumers and trade unionA

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Cuarderno de Trabajo /Work journals

LANGUAGE: Spanish

WHAT’S INSIDE: Work guides published by the Instituto de Altos Estudios Sindicales

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Organising Manual

LANGUAGE: English / French / German / Spanish / Portuguese / Turkish

WHAT’S INSIDE: The ITF organising manual is for trade union educators and activists who want to develop and strengthen their organising skills

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: International Labor and Working-Class History (ILWCH): Workers’ Education and the Global Labor Movement

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE? Articles from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America exploring the importance of workers’ education

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Manual Derechos Laborales

LANGUAGE: Spanish

WHAT’S INSIDE? A booklet to help workers understand and analyse their working conditions and identify important aspects of Colombian labour law

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Basic Shopsteward’s Training Manual

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE? A practical guide to aid shop stewards, including issues such as dealing with workers’ problems, disciplinary rules and collective bargaining

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THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions

TITLE: Worker Education: A Guide for Trade Unions

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE:  A guide for trade union educators and other trade unionists involved in education activities, looking at key challenges in the field

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Theme: Building Democratic Trade Unions

Title: Situacion del Trabajo Decente en el Peru 2016

Language: Spanish

What’s Inside: A focus on decent work in Peru

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