This first series of documents sets the political-economic context for union renewal and provides an overview of the choices and challenges facing trade unions in achieving it. It also addresses the problems, challenges and initiatives of capital with which trade unions must contend.
Position Papers
Author(s) Title Document Lien
Graciela BENSUSAN
(UAM-X)
Coming soon...
Elaine BERNARD
(Harvard University)
The Political Economy of U.S.Unions in a Global Era : Labour Relations in a Very Cold Climate PDF (1,4 Mb)
Kate BRONFENBRENNER
(Cornell University)
Challenges for Union Renewal in the U.S. PDF (140 K)
Conor CRADDEN
(Independent Researcher)
Peter HALL-JONES
(Communications Officer,
Public Services International -PSI)
Trade Union Reform - Change is the Only Constant
(
Focus Magazine - PSI)
PDF (160 K) HTML
Andrew JACKSON
(Congrès du travail du Canada)
Forum: Reorganizing Unions. Solidarity Forever? Trends in Canadian Union Density (paru dans Studies in Political Economy, numéro 74, Automne 2004, pp 125-146) PDF (144 K)
Andrew JACKSON
(Canadian Labour Congress)
Sylvain SCHETAGNE
(Public Service Alliance of Canada)
Solidarity Forever? - An Analysis of Changes in Union Density
(
Just Labour)
HTML
Pradeep KUMAR
(Queen's University)
Forum: Reorganizing Unions. Diffusing Innovations and Articulating Labour's Vision (paru dans Studies in Political Economy, numéro 74, Automne 2004, pp 147-155) PDF (264 K)
Pradeep KUMAR
(Queen's University)
Chris SCHENK
(Ontarion Federation of Labour)
Institutional and Conceptual Perspectives on Union Renewal *

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Stemming from a series of workshops presented at the union renewal Colloquium, this short paper is a prelude to the publication of a reader on union renewal in Canada, edited by the two authors.
PDF (212 K)
Pradeep KUMAR
(Queen's University)
Gregor MURRAY
(Université de Montréal)
Innovation and Change in Labour Organizations in Canada: Results of the National 2000-2001 HRDC Survey PDF (176 K)
Christian LÉVESQUE
(HEC Montréal)
Les alliances syndicales internationales : une piste pour le renouveau syndical ? PDF (160 K)
Christian LÉVESQUE
(HEC Montréal)
Gregor MURRAY
(Université de Montréal)
Le pouvoir syndical dans l’économie mondiale : clés de lecture pour un renouveau (Revue de l'IRES) PDF (152 K) HTML
Gregor MURRAY
(Université de Montréal)
Forum: Reorganizing Unions. Union Myths, Enigmas, And Other Tales: Five Challenges for Union Renewal (published in Studies in Political Economy, Number 74, Autumn 2004, pp 157-169) PDF (116 K)
Chris SCHENK
(Ontarion Federation of Labour)
Forum: Reorganizing Unions. Union Organizing: An Ontario Labour Perspective (paru dans Studies in Political Economy, numéro 74, Automne 2004, pp 181-190) PDF (116 K)
Charlotte YATES
(McMaster University)
Forum: Reorganizing Unions. Rebuilding the Labour Movement by Organizing the Unorganized: Strategic Considerations (published in Studies in Political Economy, Number 74, Autumn 2004, pp 171-179) PDF (104 K)
Students point of view
Author Title Document
Armel Brice ADANHOUNME
PhD Researcher, CRIMT Member
(HEC Montréal
Un renouveau syndical?
(Essay submitted for the course REI 7225 : 'History and Theory of Trade Unionism' - School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, Fall 2004)
PDF (368 K)
Emmanuelle CHAMPION
PhD Researcher
(UQAM)
Vers un renouveau syndical : Le potentiel de la finance responsable et des alliances avec les ONG
(Essay submitted for the course REI 7225 : 'History and Theory of Trade Unionism' - School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, Fall 2005)
PDF (380 K)
Mélanie DUFOUR-POIRIER
PhD Researcher, CRIMT Member
(HEC Montréal)
Perspectives de renouveau syndical : aux confluents du partenariat et des alliances internationales
(Essay submitted for the course REI 7225 : 'History and Theory of Trade Unionism' - School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, Fall 2004)
PDF (528 K)
Marie-Josée DUPUIS
PhD Researcher, CRIMT Member
(Université de Montréal)
Renouveau syndical : proposition de redéfinition du projet syndical pour une plus grande légitimité des syndicats en tant que représentants de tous les travailleurs
(Essay submitted for the course REI 7225 : 'History and Theory of Trade Unionism' - School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, Fall 2004)
PDF (512 K)
Diane GAGNÉ
PhD Researcher, CRIMT Member
(Université de Montréal)

Pour un renouveau syndical : l’autonomie collective et le droit à l’égalité    
(Essay submitted for the course REI 7225 : 'History and Theory of Trade Unionism' - School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, Fall 2005

PDF (560 K)