trade union movement

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an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

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On this sad occasion I extend my heartfelt condolences to members of the family of the late Bala Tampoe, and share my sorrow at his loss with all in the Trade Union Movement and the people of Sri Lanka.
His death caused shockwaves in the trade union movement, and there is no obvious candidate to take over his job.
The oddity of the northern trade union movement, a 'united, secular Labour movement' in a 'confessional society among the very people most divided by sectarianism', is explained by the successes of a bureaucratic officialdom espousing core labour values who contained the sectarian contradictions of their own membership (p.
A sequel to Between Death and a Difficult Birth, a book written 10 years ago about the convulsive events of the "counter culture" of 1968 on the trade union movement and society generally, What is to be Done takes the debate further by suggesting solutions to the decline in membership and support for trade unions and the ALP.
Within this framework the FOL, as the national organization of the trade union movement, pursued a policy of seeking advances in the wages of skilled workers in the expectation that they would trickle down to all workers.
TUC president Paul Kenny said: "Brendan has made an immense contribution to the trade union movement and has been one of the most successful TUC general secretaries.
Representatives of the European trade union movement will express their concerns at various roundtables, on issues ranging from the fair redistribution of wealth to the definition of a new economic model, employment and workers' rights, as well as reform of the financial system.
Unfortunately part of the trade union movement is accepting the idea that they should share the burden of the crisis - They're working with the IMF and the World Bank," said Azouz.
OSLO, March 14, 2011 (WAFA) -- The Norwegian trade union movement called for its government to recognize a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders and to boycott all settlement products in the West Bank.
Announcements regarding the death of the trade union movement are greatly exaggerated.
EAD has a strong reputation for personal injury and employment litigation, and has close links with the trade union movement across the North.
Reformers within and without the trade union movement pushed for trades boards that would set minimum wages within particular industrial sectors.
The trade union movement has organized the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers worldwide since 1996 coordinated by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU).
He served the trade union movement for 44 years, and was the General Secretary for 26 years.
The creation of the TUCA is a historic step from the trade union movement in the region and will ensure a strong, unified presence of the trade union movement, promoting and defending the interests of working people throughout the Americas.
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