Trade Unions

A trade union (or a labor union in American English), often simply called a union, is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals, such as protecting the integrity of their trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers. Trade unions typically fund the formal organization, head office, and legal team functions of the trade union through regular fees or union dues. The delegate staff of the trade union …



4 May 2022

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1 January 2017 English

In 1960–61, the outbreak of an increasingly acrimonious dispute between Nikita Khrushchev’s Soviet Union and Enver Hoxha’s Albania caught most foreign observers by surprise, all the more so because the …

attended a meeting of the World Federation of Trade Unions in Beijing) to avoid involvement in the Sino-Soviet

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Bulgarian

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the internal political situation in Bulgaria. The documents cover meetings of the Bulgarian Central Committee and National Assembly concerning a new labour code, …

NEM in February this year. • The section on trade unions follows on nicely from the statements I made production - field of labour and labour £ the Trade Unions in the • were being laid and the in- n e of university ' by the opinion of the work trade unions. _ .. _ . n graduate' specialists is in- secondary tion, but this does not- mean the trade unions in improving education from 135 to 145 that workers, as well as some other taxes, in , The trade unions must con- order to attain an additional sistently

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

right direction, society expects more: the Trade Unions should be allowed to resume activity; more internees and opinion makers, thus representatives of trade unions, especially the irost numerous of them NSZZ and schedule for reactivating the suspended trade unions and other organizations; conditions, procedures resolution of the present crisis unless existing trade unions are reactivated, above all NSZZ "Solidarnosc" social dialogue was the creation of independent trade unions operating within the limits of the Polish Constitution

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

of the laws in force, including the law on trade unions; f) restoring the right of association with

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (K.S.?.) and the Czechoslovak government. Subjects discussed in the file include a conference of K.S.?. party secretaries; the sixth meeting …

3RLZHi.LV to the recent Congrè^s of Soviet Trade Unions. He pointed to the sharp contrast betrcon ta of the Ussl to the recent congress of Soviet trade unions end in Tashkent He expressed Czechoslovak support

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Rakowski has suggested that a new draft on trade unions • will be introduced for discussion in September w h a t about the issue of reactivating the trade unions, the',. '.'• "I solldarnosc included? • V- unamimlty of opinion in society on w h a t these •trade unions should look like... there is no unanimity, first government will reactivate all . 1 I ihe trade unions existing so far and a considerable number of should not hurry up with the reactivation • . of trade unions as after so big a shock which poland and the

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