From the TUC

Inspiration for the New Year

07 Jan 2009, By

Now that we are all back to the grind and facing what most people reckon will be a long hard year, I thought I’d post a link to a collection of facts, figures and quotes compiled by the new unionsim network and intended to inspire and assist those involved, in whatever capacity, in building stronger unions.

My favourite quote (apart from the one by Paul Nowak, obviously) is this from Kris Rondeau.

Organizing isn’t about the boss, it’s about workers. It’s about their need for some power or influence over their jobs and their lives. So it doesn’t matter if the boss is kind or moderate, benevolent, or vicious… It doesn’t matter what they say or do; this isn’t about them, it’s about us.”

http://www.newunionism.net/inspirations.htm