|25 February 2013||Towards a model framework for a local level collective bargaining system for street traders [pdf]|
|14 September 2011||International Networks|
|08 September 2011||Trade unions in the informal sector [pdf]|
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Madrid - Trade European Network Conference for the Support of Self-employment and Economically Dependant Work
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INDIA. Street vendors on indefinite strike. TNN (16 February 2014).
INDIA. Woman vendors to press for passage of Street Vendors Bill. Zee News (16 February 2014).
INDIA. Congress workers detained for protests. TNN (15 February 2014).
CAMBODIA. The wisdom of street vendors. The Advisor Cambodia (14 February 2014).
MALAWI. Malawi: BCC Plans to Summon Asian Business Community Over Street Vending. All Africa (14 February 2014) by Tikondane Vega via Malawi News Agency.
ZIMBABWE. Consider female vendor's plight. Manica Post (14 February 2014).
INDIA. Magsaysay awardee supports street vendors. TNN (14 February 2014).
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Food safety and 'street food'. News Day (13 February 2014).
INDONESIA. Street Vendors Back to Crowd Park of Jl, Ampera Raya. Berita Jakarta (13 February 2014).
USA. Street Vendors Push for New Law. ATVN (11 February 2014) by Alison Chang video by Kay Angrum.
INDIA. Now, you can eat street food in Delhi in these 8 'safe zones'! Daily Bhaskar (10 February 2014).
UK & GLOBAL. We're making an Issue out of street papers. Evining Times (4 February 2014) by Russell Leadbetter.
Currently under discussion by StreetNet affiliates
It is now quite widely accepted by the international trade union movement today that its very survival depends on organising workers in the informal economy and new forms of work. It is also widely accepted that new strategies are needed to organise these workers, and the traditional organisational strategies used by the formal sector trade unions are not necessarily appropriate. But what are these new strategies?
There is no blueprint. Those already doing it are inventing new strategies as they go along. Here we present some cases of creative organizing, and new approaches to collective bargaining, which are in operation in the informal economy and in new forms of work.