Workers Online: The Official Organ of Labornet
, NSW Trades and Labour Council, 1999-2005, http://workers.
15) For an extensive bibliography on labor union organizing globally, and particular insights on regulations in contemporary China, see Labornet
, "Report on Chinese Labor Scholars Collective Bargaining Study Tour to U.
This is a joint venture between The Great Speckled Bird, which is a liberal newspaper dating from the 1960s, and LaborNet, which was founded in 1991 to build a democratic communication network for the labor movement.
Another notable Web site that discusses union issues is LaborNet (http://www.
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Unions and those interested in toxic wastes have established LaborNet
and EcoNet networks on a commercial system.
Part of the Institute for Global Communication (IGC) networks (which also includes PeaceNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet
and WomensNet) and a large source of environmental information.
Steven Hill is a journalist and a program coordinator of LaborNet
at the Institute for Global Communication in San Francisco.
Services under the IGC umbrella include specifically targeted networks like PeaceNet, LaborNet
and ConflictNet, as well as INTERACT, which enables members to dispatch mail and FAXes to government officials and the media.
The Institute for Global Communications, awarded the Norbert Wiener Award by CPSR for its work in developing network technology to empower previously disenfranchised individuals and groups working for progressive change, offers PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet
, and access to several international partner organizations to subscribers in over 70 countries.
IGC sponsors EcoNet and several other cause-oriented networks, including PeaceNet, ConflictNet, and LaborNet