1.4.1. Trade union alliance annex steps
Establishing a TUA: two important aspects
Establishing a TUA: two
The key point is how to build a
relation among external trade-union reps and internal employees
reps within a EWC, while establishing the T.U.A. itself, not to be perceived
as “intruders” aiming to impose their vision, their line, and not to be seen
as foreigners by the EWC members, Sel.Co. members, President or Secretary.
problem, depending on the resistance encountered, can only be faced through
the authority and added values brought by the external reps such as experts
and Uni coordinator, that
are able to overcome also internal skepticism.
may be followed by dialogue and discussion that may also be vividly
dialectic, and if necessary by variable alliances among different countries,
among external and internal reps, based on the shared UNI guidelines and the
above mentioned authority conquered on the field.
worst case, you may decide to stay out of it, and establish a T.U.A. that
does not share or subscribe to specific acts and initiatives of the EWC, but
that is capable of conveying its point of view and messages, also critical
ones, through alternative proposals that gather ample and crossover forces.
commitment required by the guidelines of Uni Europa
must take in account the human and financial RESOURCES necessary to achieve
the indicated tasks and objectives. A clear understanding of limits of
resources is necessary, together with the knowledge of the time available to
use these resources. This sometimes pushes or actually compels to merge roles
such as that of the technical expert, the political coordinator, or T.U.A
Go to 2.2.c Business accounting: use of the manual
Go to 5.3.
Glossary annex business accounting