As long as there have been capitalists (employers running business for private profit) and workers, there has been a struggle between them.
About how long the working day is. About how much we’re paid. About how hard we’re made to work.
As bosses squeezed workers to get more profit out of us, workers organised to fight back. An individual worker has little power, but when we organise collectively into trade unions we can force concessions from the bosses.
When workers in a workplace, an industry, or a trade group together in an organisation (with regular meetings, subscriptions, elected