Let’s organize! : a SYNDICOOP handbook for trade unions and cooperatives about organizing workers in the informal economy

This SYNDICOOP Handbook is designed to help replicate the approach by serving as a resource for trade union and cooperative organizers and trainers. It was finalized by members of the International Steering Committee of the SYNDICOOP Programme, mainly comprising representatives from the International Confederation of Trade Unions (ICFTU now ITUC), the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and ILO together with National Steering Committee members from all four programme countries as well as project staff.

Describes the SYNDICOOP approach to empower informal workers in order to improve their working conditions. Comprises seven modules giving the essence of the concept informal economy, collaboration between unions and cooperatives, national action, policy framework, etc. Refers to the ILO’s core standards.