ERIC Number: ED094110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Labor: Revue on Trade Union Information and Training. No. 1.
World Confederation of Labour, Brussels (Belgium).
According to its president, Marcel Pepin, the World Confederation of Labour (W.C.L.) offers man a way to follow his ideals of fraternity and solidarity within an intellectual framework open to discussion and world-wide point of view. The W. C. L. has tried in recent years to become in particular a mouthpiece for workers in underdeveloped countries. This review is comprised of brief reports on recent W.C.L. activities (th fight against apartheid, participation in UNESCO and in conferences on immigration and amnesty, W.C.L. press releases and news of interventions); information on international trade federations; brief reports of living and working conditions for laborers in 13 countries of five continents; and a final section titled "Documents," containing four lengthier pieces: a description of the effects of repressive government on living and working conditions of workers in Brazil; a review of the book "The Multinationals Which Control Us;" an account of a strike in Belgium; and a history of the South African "Bantustan" Policy. (AJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Confederation of Labour, Brussels (Belgium).