• Thursday, 31.10.19 - Wits Club

    The Future of Work and the role of trade unions, social dialogue, industrial relations and co-determination

    International Panel Discussion at Wits Club


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  • FES create space for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

    Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) TUCC (Trade Union Competence Center for Sub-Saharan Africa) in partnership with IndustriALL Sub-Saharan Africa held a two day workshop on 20-21 August 2019 on the transformation of informal...


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  • 09.08.2019

    Free trade alone is not a solution in Africa

    The African Continental Free Trade Agreement ACFTA is supposed to facilitate trade over the whole continent and hence promote industry. It is an impressive project, but its implementation is facing great problems. The...


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  • Methods to support trade union transformation: the Power Resources Approach

    With the "Trade Unions in Transformation" project, FES aims at shifting the narrative about trade unions: Contrary to conventional wisdom, unions do have agency and power, which comes in different forms and shapes.


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  • Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa

    Key note speech by Prof. Lucien van der Walt, Rhodes University during the "Strategy Conference on Trade Union Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018"


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  • Monday, 29.10.18 to Friday, 02.11.18 - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Building Pressure from below: transformation of trade unions – trade unions shaping transformation

    Short video documentary about FES Africa’s “Strategy Conference on Trade Union Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa.


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  • What is a Global Framework Agreement?

    The following animated video will explain what a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) is, using the example of the GFA between UNI Global Union and the South African. It is also available in French, Portuguese and Spanish.


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FES Trade Union Competence Centre

34, Bompas Road
Dunkeld West
Johannesburg

+27-11 341 0270
+27-11 341 0271

info(at)fes-southafrica.org
www.fes-tucc.org

Trade Unions
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Trade Unions

Trade unions have been facing rapid globalisation with markets dominated by multinational enterprises and neo-liberal economic policies since the 1990s.
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Enhancing Social Dialogue in MNCs
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Enhancing Social Dialogue in MNCs

Multinational corporations from the countries of the North, but also from the countries of the South (China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, Morocco, etc.).
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Data collection / Strategic Corporate Research
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Data collection / Strategic Corporate Research

Almost all activities of the FES TU Competence Centre for Sub Sahara Africa are in need of intense background research. Hence, we work together with the Cape Town based Labour Research Service (LRS).
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Project

Sub-Saharan Africa Energy Network (SSAEN)

The Sub Saharan African Energy Network (SSAEN) is an African Labor Energy initiative to develop labour perspective on energy in Africa. The aim is formulating labour perspective to engage policy makers at regional, sub-regional and national level.
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Global Labour University (GLU)
Project

Global Labour University (GLU)

Neoliberal globalisation has had devastating consequences in Africa and other parts of the global South. The opening up of markets affected nascent domestic industries as they could not compete against inflows of cheap goods.
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GUF Programme
Project

GUF Programme

The Trade Union Competence Centre (TUCC) also advises on all activities the FES country offices in Sub-Saharan Africa are conducting as part of FES’s “International Trade Union Policy Programmes” in collaboration with the Global Union Federations (GUFs).
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Economic, social and environmental challenges
Project

Economic, social and environmental challenges

Trade unions are important actors not only with regard to issues relating to the quality of work itself (across different countries).
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FES TUCC on Facebook

FES TUCC on Facebook

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Upcoming Events

31 October – 1 November 2019: GLU Alumni Meeting Sub-Sahara Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

04 –  8 November 2019: Young Workers’ Activism School , Harare, Zimbabwe

09 November 2019: ITUC-Africa Pre-Congress Climate Change Meeting, Abuja, Nigeria

12 –  13 November 2019: 1st Volkswagen (VW) Sub-Saharan Africa Network Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya

10 – 11 December 2019: Retail Sector in Africa – Project, Cape Town, South Africa

 

Publications

Salomé Teuteberg | Publication

Rapports financiers: 15 tgermes clés pour vous aider à démarrer

Par Salomé Teuteberg. - Johannesburg ; Cape Town : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung ; LRS-Labour Research Service, 2019. - 23 Seiten = 1 MB, PDF-File. -...


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Salomé Teuteberg | Publication

Relatórios financeiros: 15 termos chave para começar

Por Salomé Teuteberg. - Johannesburg ; Cape Town : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung ; LRS-Labour Research Service, 2019. - 23 Seiten = 1 MB, PDF-File. -...


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FES TUCC on Instagram

FES TUCC on Instagram

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FES TUCC on Youtube

FES TUCC on Youtube

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