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Structural adjustment and collective bargaining--the case of Zambia

Neo R. Simutanyi

Structural adjustment and collective bargaining--the case of Zambia

by Neo R. Simutanyi

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Published by Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Collective bargaining -- Zambia.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Neo R. Simutanyi.
      SeriesIAS research reports
      ContributionsILO Sub-regional Workshop on Collective Bargaining (1991 : Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6871.5 .S53 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 leaves ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392406M
      LC Control Number92982198

      Discover the best Structural Adjustment books and audiobooks. Learn from Structural Adjustment experts like Oxfam and SAPRIN. Read Structural Adjustment books like Development and Advocacy and Structural Adjustment with a free trial. Cases and responses of the seven African countries in attendance - Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe - are documented. Examples include: liberalisation and the case of Senegalese industrial relations; trade unions and capacity building in the Nigerian textile industry; the labour exodus in a liberalising South.

      Structural Adjustment in Africa: Ghana and Zambia 11 IMF/Bank programme which collapsed in At the same time, the government's own programme does not address some of the critical economic problems facing the economy. Impact of Devaluation Perhaps the most controversial issue in African adjustment programmes has been that of devaluation.   To demonstrate what went wrong in Zambia, the book investigates the impact of agricultural liberalization on commercial and peasant farmers, and their consequent reactions. The privatization and liquidation of quasi-government corporations, as part of structural adjustment, led to massive retrenchment of : Chewe Chabatama.

      • The ability to make decisions about personal/collective circumstances • The ability to access information and resources for decision-making • Ability to consider a range of options from which to choose • Ability to exercise assertiveness in collective decision making • Having positive-thinking about the ability to make change. collective bargaining are modelled after the private sector collective bargaining. However, in Nigeria, the obverse is the case as collective bargaining gained its root in the public sector owing to the near absence of private sector at the turn of the century. However, in Nigeria, the public sector pays lip-service to the collective.


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Structural adjustment and collective bargaining--the case of Zambia by Neo R. Simutanyi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Zambia Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, Prepared by the Zambian authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the Fund and the World Bank Ma Contents. Introduction. Recent Economic and Financial Developments. Overall Objectives and Macroeconomic Framework.

Sources of Economic Growth. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mwanza, A. Structural adjustment programme in Zambia. Harare: SAPES Books, (OCoLC) Document Type. Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises.

The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones).

These policies were typically centered around. 39%. The structural adjustment programme has not been able to get Zambia out of its cycle of rising foreign debt.

Zambia's total debt in was US$ billion. Between andthe country repaid US$ billion, but in the debt had grown to US$ billion. External debt in stood at % of gross national product. The second section will discuss the politics of structural adjustment in Zambia. In particular the role played by two interest groups-business, organised labour in supporting or opposing economic reforms will be examined.

Evolution of structural adjustment policies in Zambia, Zambia adopted a systematic structural adjustment programme. collective bargaining. The impact of collective bargaining arrangements on small business is an important aspect of the research. The research project, on which this paper is based, had four components.

Sub-project One examined the state of the bargaining council system, to establish what threats it faces and how these can be overcome. An analysis of the experience of Ghana and Zambia in operating structural adjustment programmes (SAPs) illustrates well the debate taking place on the appropriateness of these programmes in the context of African economies.

Both countries faced major economic crises in the s. To assist African development, Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) provided “conditional lending” (Thomson, ) – conditional, in that governments receiving debt relief were obliged to adjust their economic general, ‘adjustment’ meant liberalising and privatising, although SAPs were wider in scope in that their developmental aims were highly political.

environment that will allow collective bargaining to meaningfully impact the workplace. Whilst most of the countries have legislation and even Constitutions that commit to collective bargaining, the levels of implementation are quite varied and seem to be determined by the levels of economic and political development of the different countries.

Second, national data from Spain are used to analyse the impacts of reforms on the characteristics and outputs of collective bargaining. The findings show that regulatory changes provoked a. This study examines the impact of structural adjustment policy (SAP) on the welfare of Zimbabweans, particularly women and children and draws some parallels with economic policy in the US and its effect on social welfare programs and the poor.

The paper argues that economic structural adjustment programs (ESAPs), introduced by the World Bank. NewsRescue Below is a brief background of the events that led many countries to accept SAPs. It describes how SAPs are being implemented and what results they have produced over the past 20 years.

This article also gives a short analysis of the roles of the World Bank, the IMF and the local political elites in this process. Structural Adjustment and the Debt Crisis SAPs were born as a result. 69 Quoted in Muntemba, Dorothy, ‘Position Paper Zambia’, Inter-Regional Meeting on Economic Distress, Structural Adjustment and Women, 13–14 JuneLancaster House, London,p.

70 Social Action Programme for –93, p. 17, and Pearce, Richard, Food Consumption Subsidies in Zambia (Oxford, ), p. "Structural adjustment programmes" (SAPs) or "economic recovery programmes" (ERPs) are similar in their essential components.

The latter term became more current in the aftermath ofgrowing popular resistance to the implementation of the former. Zambia, for example, having abandoned a "structural adjustment programme" in the wake ofthe riots on.

(). The politics of structural adjustment in Zambia. Third World Quarterly: Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. th Contact us on Tel: +27 11 Fax: Email: [email protected] 29 th June Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia June Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia.

Collective bargaining is the lifeblood of the trade union movement. into line through various strategies embodied in the structural adjustment programmes. of world power overstates the.

Economic Structural Adjustment Programmes in the Southern African Development Community: An Analysis of Impact and Policy Considerations with Special Reference to Zambia and Zimbabwe. LABOUR and Social Security Minister, Ronald Mukuma, has said his ministry will introduce a number of legal instruments for companies, which do not conduct collective bargaining.

Despite the controversy surrounding structural adjustment and the environment, the debate has been largely based on anecdotal evidence and country case studies. Most of the studies reviewed are not quantitative and have not applied rigorous statistical methods.

The conclusions of studies on the effects of structural adjustment (SA) on the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The Effect of Structural Adjustment Programmes on the Delivery of Veterinary Services in Africa 2 Namibia and Ghana in (Angniman,Ilemobade, ).

Namibia did not undergo a SAP and in Zimbabwe veterinary services were not included in the SAP. However, results obtained in these countries will be presented to serve as a point of. The politics of adjustment The African case Raymond F. Hopkins Food aid has been used consciously and increasingly for promoting structu- ral adjustment, and has had a major impact on the economic programmes of many states in the s, particularly in Africa.