Origins of diversity in trade union ideologies

the case of Nigerian trade unions
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University of Aston Management Centre , [Birmingham]
Labor unions -- Nigeria -- His



StatementAugustine Ahiauzu.
SeriesWorking paper series / University of Aston Management Centre ;, no. 222, Working paper series (University of Aston in Birmingham. Management Centre) ;, no. 222.
LC ClassificationsHD6885.5 .A65 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination16, 8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2956757M
LC Control Number84199653

CHAPTER I THE ORIGINS OF TRADE UNIONISM []. A TRADE UNION, as we understand the term, is a continuous association of wage-earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their working lives.

1 This form of association has, as we shall see, existed in England for over two centuries, and cannot be supposed to have sprung at once fully developed into. 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.

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A trade union, in short, is a collectivity formed for the more effective pursuit of individual interests. It uses collectivism as a means towards an individualistic end.

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The indications are that individualism predominates in trade union behaviour, and this finds confirmation when we note the type of society within which these organisations find.

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Some members of the trade union movement became interested in moving into the. First published init is a detailed and influential accounting of the roots and development of the British trade union movement.

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Contents. I The origins of trade unionism, 1; II The Struggle for existence –, Equality and diversity: a trade union priority Equality: central to our aims and objectives This guide can be used by UNISON branches and reps to negotiate policies to promote diversity and equality in the workplace.

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Introduction. Ideologies can be defined as a system of ideas and ideals, especially one which forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy. Political Ideologies are the pillars and the foundation of any political party.

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Their book, entitled Trade Unions, Immigration, and Immigrants in Europe,offers a comparative analysis of the relationship between trade unions and immigrant workers in seven North-Western European countries, while attempting to account for differences in trade union strategies and actions.

That book has become a classic reference Cited by: This publication is a follow-up to the book 40 years of history of the European Trade Union looks more closely at how different trade union models in different European countries, traditions and cultures have come together within this organisation.

The main purpose of this work is to present an analysis of some of the important factors that have influenced the development of trade unions in the Commonwealth Caribbean, critical problems and challenges facing contemporary unionism, and guidelines for trade union action in meeting these problems and challenges.

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National trade unions and the ETUC: A history of unity and diversity 5 Foreword This edited volume can be considered a follow-up to the book 40 years of history of the European Trade Union Confederation1 (ETUC).

As the title suggests, this publication studied the. Proceedings of the Activities of Trade Unions Tribunal of Inquiry [microform] Origins of diversity in trade union ideologies: the case of Nigerian trade unions / Augustine Ahiauzu; Nigeria (Fed.

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We examine diversity ideologies in the United States across four distinct eras: White supremacy/sanctioned exclusion of racioethnic minorities before the s, the equal opportunity–Civil Rights era of the s, the diversity management/multiculturalism era of the s and 90s, and today's inclusion/post-race by: Views from another stakeholder: Trade union perspectives on the rhetoric of ‘Managing Diversity’ Anne-marie Greene and Gill Kirton Abstract While there has been much recent debate about ‘Managing Diversity’ in management arenas, this article aims to fill a gap by presenting a trade union perspective on ‘Managing Diversity’ in Britain.

documents differences in union density and bargaining coverage across countries and through time. Second, it examines the determinants of who actually belongs to a trade union across OECD countries.

Third it estimates the effects of unions on relative wages. Fourth, it explores the extent to which unions are able to influence hours of work. Trade Union Principles and Guidelines on Development Effectiveness. In this subsection we highlight the process of arriving at the Trade Union Principles and - Guidelines on Development Effectiveness, and indicate how they will be used inside and outside the Trade Union Size: KB.

Particular attention is given to the practice of racial, ethnic, and special interest group characterizations. No other book is as complete in its coverage of the diverse cultural groupings that make up the American culture. This unique work serves as a first step in beginning the quest for greater understanding and appreciation of by: trade union movement thus “Its Labour Movement” most universal and spontaneous form is the trade union, the association of wage workers for the protection and improvement of the standard of life”4.

3Shiva Chandra Jha, The Indian Trade Union Movement, K.L. Mukhopadhyay Pub, Calcutta, (), p2. This new history of British trade unionism offers the most concise and up-to-date account of years of trade union development, from the earliest documented attempts at collective action by working people in the eighteenth century through to the very different world of `New Unionism' and `New Labour'.

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