Saturday, October 08, 2005

Iraqi Oil Union Defying Privatization

Originally organized under the British in the early 1920s, the oil union has always been the heart of the Iraq's labor movement. Today, the oil union is once again Iraq's largest, most powerful labor organization, with 23,000 members in southern Iraq. Together with two other labor federations and a handful of independent professional associations, the labor movement is now the biggest secular institution in Iraqi civil society and the one most opposed to the Bushite's privatization schemes.

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