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Struggle for trade union rights in Namibia

Struggle for trade union rights in Namibia

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Published by The Department in Luanda, People"s Republic of Angola .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions, Black -- Namibia.,
    • Working class -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementDepartment of Labour, Swapo of Namibia on behalf of the National Union of Namibian Workers.
      ContributionsSWAPO. Dept. of Labour., National Union of Namibian Workers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6874 .S77 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2438914M
      LC Control Number87132094

      • Brief Historical Background • Trade Union History • The Formation of the NUNW • Trade Unions and the Independence Struggle • U.S. Policy On Namibia • Conclusion Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the Africa Policy Information Center).   The information‐related discussion of the struggle in Namibia (–90) that follows is the beginning of an exploration of the capacity of the model to perform the fourth of these aims. The fifth is largely left for the reader to judge: the focus here is on the Namibian liberation struggle as such.

      Footnote. A. Writers on Marxism and the trade unions have often noted the contrast between Marx’s attitudes in the s and s, or Lenin’s views before and during the revolution. However these differences have often been inadequately explained. Examples of this weakness are A. Losovsky’s Marx and the Trade Unions (New York ) and R. Hyman, Marxism and the Sociology of Trade. Trade Unions: Objectives, Function, Formation, Regulation, Rights and Liabilities! “A trade union is a combination of persons. Whether temporary or permanent, primarily for the purpose of regulating the relations between workers and employers or between workers for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business and includes the federations of two or more trade unions.

      In this compelling study of labor and nationalism during and after Namibia's struggle for liberation, Gretchen Bauer addresses the very difficult task of consolidating democracy in an independent Namibia. "Labor and Democracy in Namibia, " argues that a vibrant and autonomous civil society is crucial to the consolidation of new democracies, and it identifies trade unions, in. NAMIBIA's trade unions find themselves in a "deep crisis", have lost vision, struggle to develop a strategy to craft its role to bring about social change, and have lost much of their popularity.


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In Namibia, the trade union study was carried out by the Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI). role during Namibia's liberation struggle and continues to be affiliated to the on certain issues such as the granting of full labour rights to workers in the EPZs. THE STRUGGLE FOR TRADE UNION RIGHTS IN NAMIBIA Download The Struggle For Trade Union Rights In Namibia ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to The Struggle For Trade Union Rights In Namibia book pdf for free now. NAMIBIA's trade unions find themselves in a 'deep crisis', have lost vision, struggle to develop a strategy to craft its role to bring about social change, and have lost much of their popularity.

Therefore, Namibia has not followed the path of former socialist countries in Eastern Europe, where the extreme domination of the ruling party made trade unions impotent and permanently void of. Freedom to Join and Form a Union. The Constitution of Namibia states that there is a fundamental right to freedom of association which includes the freedom to form and join associations or unions, including trade unions or political parties.

Domestic worker has the right to associate with a trade union. For his contribution and dedication to the struggle for liberation, workers' rights and the formation of a united federation of trade unions, President Cyril Ramaphosa bestowed him with the Order.

The Struggle for Indigenous People’ s Rights The papers presented on Namibia form part of this book, 1. political issues to the African Union. Luderitz, a harbour town in southwest Namibia lying on one of the least hospitable coasts in Africa, was an important centre for early trade union activity, although the workers knew very little about trade union work.

Inthe South African administrator stated that there were several trade unions in Luderitz. Pre-independence unions in Namibia could be traced back to the s when the first trade union called South African Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (I.C.U.) was formed.

This union was mainly there to represent the coloured people in Lüderitz and most of the secretariats were from the Union of South Africa, now known as the Republic of. 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. Trade Union Rights in Practice 10 Wage Setting and Collect ive Bargaining 10 Dispute Resolution and Right to strike 12 Legal Situation 12 The Right to Strike 13 Industrial Relations Court 13 Observations on Dispute Settlement Process South African apartheid laws were extended to Namibia and prevented black Namibians from having any political rights, as well as restricted social and economic freedoms.

The aim of South Africa’s rule over Namibia was to exploit the mineral resources by white South Africa. InSouth West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO) was formed.

Namibia's shocking unemployment rate of 50 per cent is one of the main challenges faced by the unions, the book states. Unemployment weakens trade unions. Trade Unions in Africa: Weak but feared by Hubert René Schillinger March Summary eration struggle, before they transformed into transmission belts of ruling parties and govern- In exchange for the loss or surrender of trade union rights and freedoms (e.g.

freedom of association, the right to bargain collectively, the. This policy brief on Trade Union Rights was produced for the PSI Executive Board EB held at the ILO in Geneva (Switzerland) on May Its objective is for EB to note activities in the area of trade union rights.

The brief is available in English. The Decline in Trade Union Density in the 21stcentury in Zimbabwe. A case of Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) the internet and books focusing on the history of trade unionism in the liberation struggle that brought about independence in Zimbabwe.(Ratopoulos,p) According to (Ratopoulos, ) At the dawn of independence.

join trade unions (Bauer ). Unions were, however, still prohibited from entering into political affiliations with political movements. Strong trade unions did not emerge inside Namibia until the mids when several industrial unions were launched under the umbrella of the NUNW.

Trade unions were expected to define a new role within this framework and offered little resistance to an increasingly neo-liberal development agenda. The Namibian labour movement was ill prepared in both organisational and ideological terms. Six for the Tolpuddle Martyrs: The Epic Struggle for Justice and Freedom by Alan Gallop (Pen and Sword, £) ANYONE familiar with the song Red Fly the Banners, O.

will understand the reference in the title of this book to six agricultural labourers from Dorset who’ve become a lasting symbol for the freedom to join a trade union.

activities African Trade Union agricultural Air Namibia Allied Workers Union Aloysius Yon collective bargaining colonial conditions of employment CTUC dispute resolution domestic workers economic EPZs Executive Committee Export Processing Zones Global Union Federation government's independence Jauch Klerck Labour Act Labour Advisory Council.

Unions have a substantial impact on the compensation and work lives of both unionized and non-unionized workers. This report presents current data on unions&#; effect on wages, fringe benefits, total compensation, pay inequality, and workplace protections.

Some of the conclusions are: Unions raise wages of unionized workers by roughly 20% and raise compensation, including both.Find Trade Unions in Namibia and get directions and maps for local businesses in Africa.

List of best Trade Unions in Namibia of Trade union, also called labour union, association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining.

Historical development. As an organized movement, trade unionism (also called organized labour) originated in the 19th century in Great.