By Hèla Yousfi

This e-book strains the position of the UGTT (the Tunisian common Labour Union) in the course of Tunisia’s 2011 revolution and the transition interval that ensued – Tunisia being the Arab state the place alternate unionism used to be the most powerful and so much influential in shaping the results of the rebellion. The UGTT; From its function because the cornerstone of the nationalist circulate within the colonial period, has continually had a key position in Tunisian politics: now not quite a bit a labour union yet as an employer that has constantly associated social struggles to political and nationwide calls for.

Examining the position performed by means of the UGTT in Tunisia's revolution and extra typically within the restructuring of the Tunisian political area throughout the 3 years following the preferred rebellion. This publication asks looking out questions resembling; how did UGTT have interaction with the preferred rebellion that resulted in the departure of Ben Ali? What was once the function performed by way of the UGTT within the "political transition" resulting in the adoption on January 26, 2014 of the 1st democratic structure within the country’s heritage? How winning used to be the UGTT in neutralizing the danger of self- implosion as a result of the various political and social crises? And what are the demanding situations that the UGTT faces within the new political landscape?

This quantity should be of key studying curiosity to students and researchers of social pursuits, labour pursuits, organizational reviews, political transitions and Arab revolutions and likewise more likely to be of curiosity to practitioners in particular between activists, unionists and advocates inside civil society.

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