trade unions role
Union Coop UK - Manifesto Launch
A pedagogical tool
Social and Solidarity Economy: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Development : The reader 2014 (ILO Academy)
Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, 28th July – 1st August 2014, Campinas, Brazil.
Marcelo Alejandro Vieta, Arildo Mota Lopes, Nancy Néamtan, Leandro Pereira Morais, Augusto Togni de Almeida Abreu,, Roberto Marinho Alves da Silva, Leonardo Pamplona, Peter Utting, Antonella Noya, 2014
Proposal Paper of the Socioprofessional Network of Trade Unions: The Trade-union Movement at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century
This short text presents the Networkk’s main proposals for a new strategy for the labor movement. The Socioprofessinal Network of Unions has tried to identify strategies and tactics that can modernize and improve the trade-union movement’s response to the challenge of globalization, precarious working conditions, and the difficulties of communication that can arise between trade unionists and members of other social movements working for a better world.
3 case studies
UH Vision 2010 Program in Cleveland, OH: Exemplary Purchasing by an Anchor Institution
Brief RELIESS n° 11
Collective Bargaining Among Transport Workers in Georgia
Elza Jerenaia, December 2012
A cooperative in India: the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
Rajni Bakshi, September 2008
9 Analyses/working papers/articles
Organizing Workers in the Informal Economy in Selected African and Latin Ame- rican Countries: The Potential of Trade Union Associations and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) partnerships
CIRIEC-España, Revista de Economía Pública, Social y Cooperativa,
Colombia Pérez Muñoz, Abigail Hunt, Moizza Binat Sarwar, 2022
CIRIEC - España - Revista de Economía pública, social y cooperativa
SZAKSZERVEZETEK ÉS LAKHATÁS: NEMZETKÖZI PÉLDÁK, HAZAI LEHETŐSÉGEK (Trade Unions and Housing: International examples, Domestic opportunities)
Friedrich Hebert Stiftung
Jelinek Csaba, Pósfai Zsuzsanna és Szabó Natasa, November 2020
Three Futures for Trade Unions in 2049
Article and audio of the Green European Journal
Trade union and co-operative innovations for precarious workers
Patrick Conaty, Alex Bird, Cilla Ross, March 2018
Organising precarious workers : Trade union and cooperative strategies
A report for the TUC from Co-operatives UK and the Co-operative College
Patrick Conaty, Alex Bird, Cilla Ross, January 2018
Trade unions and worker cooperatives: Where are we at?
ACTRAV, April 2014
The Social Economy in Quebec. Lessons and Challenges for Internationalizing Co-operation.
Marguerite Mendell, 2008
Income security: why unions should campaign for a basic income
Guy Standing, 2004
Transformations in the work and in the unionism
This text proposes a re-definition of unions’ involvement and modes of actions that takes into account the contemporary world mutations (cultural and social globalisation).
Claudio Nascimento, October 2001
Building participatory dwelling: solidarity housing for unions
Article from the RIPESS Europe newsletter - May 2022
Agnes Gagyi, May 2022
Unions and co-ops – a new way forward for workers?
Article of thenews.coop, 29 April 2019
Miles Hadfield, April 2019
Article from Political Critique July 5, 2016
Marketa VINKELHOFEROVÁ, July 2016