Trade Unions: The Difficult Path to Solidarity in One's Own Interest

Lehndorff, Steffen
http://transform-network.net/en/journal/issue-122013/news/detail/Journal/trade-unions-the-difficult-path-to-solidarity-in-ones-own-interest.html

Publisher:  Transform!
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16420

In both the ideals and the rhetoric of trade unions international solidarity plays a major role. Trade union practice, however, is first and foremost focused on the context of those nation-states, in which they were able to achieve their most important victories in the 20th century. It is those achievements within the national framework which are being undermined with the help of the EU and its institutions.

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