Re: BIZ: 21st Century Workers Guild

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 14:59:46 MST

From: Chris Rasch <>

>Once we began thinking about these questions, we realized that
>there was an obvious--but not widely appreciated--possibility for
>answering them. What if, rather than relying on an employer or the
>government to meet their human needs, individual workers joined
>independent organizations whose primary purpose was to provide
>stable "homes" as they moved from job to job? We call these
>organizations "guilds" by analogy to the craft associations of the
>Middle Ages, and in this paper we examine what they might do and
>how they might emerge.

I already belong to one of these, it is a craft Union, not to be
confused with an industrial Union.


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