Trade Unions and Democratization in Tanzania: End of an Era?

@article{Babeiya2011TradeUA,
  title={Trade Unions and Democratization in Tanzania: End of an Era?},
  author={Edwin E. Babeiya},
  journal={Journal of Programming Languages},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={123}
}
Trade unions have protecting workers' economic rights as their main responsibility. They have, inter alia, to make sure that workers are paid reasonably in a workers-friendly working environment. It is however not canonical that trade unions should only stick to this role especially under a circumstance where public policies are silent about workers interests. In this context, a political role is inescapable as these unions have to go beyond economism and struggle to democratize the state. This… Expand
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