the Union's cooperation with the Socialists in the trade union-political issues goes far back, and according to the förbundsordföranden Tobias Baudin will continue – but the financial contribution to the party be withdrawn.
”It's about three million per year that will do more good when we make decisions about what initiatives and activities to be funded,” writes Baudin in the article.
”a more modern and medlemsnära union”, and as an example of how the money would be used, he gives the league's work during the election campaign, where it conducted advocacy by going around in pink buses, had political talks and ringkampanjer.
”How many more working visits, training activities and campaigns, we will not be able to do? How many more buses will not be able to roll in the next election? How many more trade union-political activities see the light of day? And how many completely new methods and ideas can emerge?” writes Baudin.
will live on, although under new forms”, according to Baudin, who claim that the decision was not taken ”in the heat of the moment on the basis of the recent tours of the policy”.
the social Democrats ' party secretary regrets the local union decision, which applies from the year 2020.
"of Course we would have liked to Municipal remained with their funding," says Lena Rådström Baastad to Today's Industry.