ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Our Trade Unions An Overview

We are in the midst of a significant metamorphosis in trade unionism. While conventionally trade unions are supposed to combine workers against employers, the employers have begun to see methods of participative manage- ment as a means to combine with workers against unions. On the other hand, the new economic crisis tends to combine employers and unions against workers. Conflict and co-operation run in a perplexing crisis, following the dialectic inherent in marriages of convenience.

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