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Trade Union Unity

published 10 April 2013 updated 10 April 2013

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Cooperating organizations
UEN: Kenya: KNUT, KUPPET; Zambia: SESTUZ, BETUZ, ZNUT; Botswana: BTU, BOSETU
Countries
Zambia, Botswana, Kenya
Start date
10 April 2013
End date
26 April 2021
Topics
Union unity;
Description

The project is intended to promote union unity in countries with several unions including EI Affiliates. The project involved feasibilty studies, research into the causes of pluralism in six countries, and unity talks among and between the unions to promote cooperation and mergers where possible.

Goals

To develop stronger unions that can advance the cause for education and improve the lot of teachers.

Activities

Joint Meetings, Endorsements for individual union Statutory bodies, Developing MOUs, Constitutions, Organisational Structures, Legal Consultations, negotiations.

Results

MOU developed, Union structures consulted, Merged union name proposed as in Zambia