LRD Booklets October 2005

Bargaining to organise - a guide for trade unionists

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Introduction (693 words)

Increasing union membership and strengthening workplace organisation are perhaps the two key challenges facing trade unions. While membership of TUC-affiliated unions has stabilised at ...

Facilities and time off (3603 words)

Perhaps the best start to building a well organised workplace is to ensure that there is a comprehensive agreement with the employer giving union ...

Beyond recruitment - the organising approach (3465 words)

In recent years, unions have been moving away from the traditional approach to recruitment - a simple exercise in signing up as many of ...

Extending the union voice (2112 words)

There are ways in which stewards and activists in workplaces with good union organisation can spread their influence wider so that, for example, they ...