BRID // Baza za radničku inicijativu i demokratizaciju

OWID // Organization for Workers' Initiative and Democratization

Uniting labour and social struggles: a research, field-work, education and media approach

Year: 2017

Donor: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

Project description:

The general project objectives can be summed up as follows: (1) continuing to develop the existing trade union and CSO network by strengthening existing partners and involving new participants, particularly in activities with pronounced local character, (2) devising and implementing education modules focusing on community organising, feminist organising inside trade unions and organising around specific issues from the anti-privatisation domain, (3) conducting research on topics concerning history of the labour and trade union movement, specific cases from this field, as well as in the domain of community organising and antiprivatisation struggle, (4) informing a broader public on the current developments in the field of labour rights and familiarizing it with the research, organisational and educational activities of OWID.

Activities:
  1. Field work and Education
    • Women's Union school
    • Fieldwork meetings with labour unionists and activists
  2. Media
    • Videos and interviews on topics concerning the labour movement and its role in society as a whole
    • The web site Radnička prava
  3. Research
    • The continuation of the work on the Archive of Workers' struggle
    • The continuation of the work on the research of the strikes in Borovo shoe factory
    • The continuation of the work on the research of the strikes in National railway company
    • The continuation of the work on on the research of the privatization of the National health care system