O Movimento Sindical Internacional como um agente da mudança: trabalhadores estrangeiros temporários e renovação sindical na Ásia
Palavras-chave:Trabalhadores temporários, Federações sindicais globais, Sindicalismo no Sudeste Asiático, Revitalização do sindicalismo
Este artigo analisa o papel das Federações Sindicais Globais (GUFs) e Organizações de Apoio e Solidariedade (SSOs) nas tentativas dos sindicatos sudeste-asiáticos de alcançarem trabalhadores estrangeiros temporários em sete países da região. Baseia-se em dez anos de trabalho de campo qualitativo com as GUFs, seja em suas sedes, seja em nível regional – fortemente dependente da migração laboral temporária –, e com seus afiliados nos respectivos países. A renovação e a revitalização do sindicalismo são vistas como efeitos colaterais desse enfoque, na medida em que novos membros são capazes de fortalecer a adesão e trazer novas ideias e perspectivas para o movimento.
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