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Title:Labour unrest and the quest for workers' control in Tanzania: three case studies
Author:Mihyo, Paschal B.ISNI
Year:1974
Periodical:Eastern Africa Law Review
Volume:7
Issue:1
Pages:1-64
Language:English
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:worker self-management
labour conflicts
Abstract:In the public sector the most current form or strike has been the laying down of tools in protest not against the employer but his agents the management parsonnel. But in the private sector, capital and labour hava remained in a deadlock. The new form of protest that has arisen from this deadlock has not been the laying down of tools at all. It has bean the rejection and attempted eviction of the employerr and his vassals. Instead of laying down the tools, the workers have picked them up and made them sharper, continued working at an even increased rate vhile at the entrance they install a red light for the employer, lock him out and refuse hin entry forever accepting no truce or armistice whatsoever. It is to such strifes that chis papers, after analysiag the general causes underlying labour unrest, devotes greater place. Cases studied: The Rubber Industries Ltd. - Mwongozo Kubber Industries Cooperative Society - The second workers' democracy - The Nightwatch Security Cooperative Society - The Mount Camel Rubber Factory tragedy. Notes., figures.
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