R I L U

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Gathering Location Date Notes
1st World Congress Moscow July 3–19, 1921 Establishes RILU. Attended by 380 delegates, 336 with voting rights.
2nd World Congress Moscow Nov. 19-Dec. 2, 1922 Formally adopts "united front" policy for the trade union movement.
3rd World Congress Moscow July 8-XX, 1924 Adopts weak and non-binding call for unity congress with Amsterdam International.
4th Session of the Central Council Moscow March 9–15, 1926 Lozovsky identifies Britain and the East as main areas for Profintern success.
4th World Congress Moscow March 17 - April 3, 1928
International Conference on Strike

 

 

 

The International Council of Trade and Industrial Unions

Lozovsky

1920

 

 

Georgian Workers and the R.T.U.I.

Fraternal Greetings to the International Council of the Red Trade Unions

May, 1921

 

 

 

Appeal to American Workers


Leaflet of the American Bureau — International Council
of Trade and Industrial Unions [Profintern]

May 1921

 

 

First Congress

of the Red International of Labour Unions

held in Moscow in July 1921.



 

 

 

foundation-documents

 

The R.I.L.U.

Thesis on Trade Unions


the Programme of Action

the theses on Workers' Control

theses on Factory Committees

 

 

 

 

Resolutions and decisions

of the First Congress of the RILU

July 20, 1921

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Lozovsky

The First International Congress of revolutionary trade unions

July 3rd to 19th 1921

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brief Report on the 1st World Congress of RILU

 

 (Moscow -July 3-19, 1921)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Lozovsky

Program of Action of the Red International of Labour Unions

August-October 1921

 

 

 

 

RED LABOUR UNION BULLETIN

download

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Congress

of the Red International of Labour Unions

held in Moscow in November 1922.

 

 

 

 

Constitution 1922

of the

Red International of Labor Unions,

as of

2nd World Congress

November 1922.

 

 

Constitution 1921

in PDF - format

 

 

 

 

 

Resolutions and Decisions of the Second World Congress of the Red International of Labour Unions (Moscow November 1922.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPEAL FROM THE ECCI AND THE RILU TO ALL

WORKERS ON THE UNITED FRONT

(extracts)

January 1923 Inprekorr, iii, 2, p. 31, 6 January 1923

 

 

APPEAL

OF THE COMINTERN AND PROFINTERN EXECUTIVES

TO ALL WORKERS, PEASANTS, AND SOLDIERS ON THE ENTRY OF FRENCH TROOPS INTO THE RUHR

15 January 1923

 

 

 

 

LETTER

FROM THE PRESIDIUM OF THE ECCI AND THE RILU BUREAU TO THE IFTU AND THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL
PROPOSING JOINT MEASURES IN SUPPORT OF THE ITALIAN PROLETARIAT

15 January 1923

 

 

 

OPEN LETTER

FROM THE COMINTERN AND PROFINTERN
TO THE SECOND AND VIENNA INTERNATIONALS, AND THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS ON THE OCCUPATION OF THE RUHR


16 January 1923

 

 

 

 

Third Congress

of the Red International of Labour Unions

held in Moscow in July 1924.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Lozovsky

Lenin - great strategist of the class war

 

1924

 

 

 

 

 

The world's Trade Union Movement

1924

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Lozovsky

The World’s Trade Union Movement

Pamphlet issued by the Trade Union Educational League, 1924

 

 

 

World Labor Unity

1926

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lozovsky

MARX and the Trade Unions

1935

 

 

Lenin and the Trade Union Movement

A. Lozovsky

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is Unity of the International Trade Union Movement Possible?

Lozovsky

1925

 

 

1925

A. Lozovsky

Paris—Breslau—Scarborough

The Communist International,

No. 15 (New Series), 1925, pp. 3-31

 

 

 

 

 

What is the Red International of Labour Unions ?

Lozovsky

1927

 

 

 

 

« History of international Trade Union movement. Sheet No 3. » (1927)

 

 

 

 

STRIKE !

Problems of Strike Strategy

Decisions of the International Conference on Strike Strategy

Held in Strassburg, Germany, January, 1929

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The life and struggle of the

NEGRO TOILERS

by George Padmore

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resolutions of the Fifth World Congress of the RILU

 

 

 

 

 

Social Insurance

Resolution of the 5th World Congress of the RILU

 

 

 

 

 

The way forward !

Theses adopted by the VIII Session of the Central Council of the RILU

 

 

 

 

Breaking Through !

Theses of the VIII Session of the Central Council of the RILU

on the M.M. and its tasks

 

 

 

 

Every Factory a Fortress !

Theses of the VIII Session of the Central Council of the RILU

on work in factories

 

 

 

 

20 000 000 UNEMPLOYED

1930

 

 

 

The Revolutionary Role of Worker Correspondents

By William P. Dunne

Workers Party of America
Daily Worker Publishing Company
Chicago, Ill. [1927]

 

 

 

 

 

MAY - DAY - 1946

Historical Document from 1946

(Translation from Portuguese language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chartism and the Trades Union

1922

 

 

 

 

 

Where were you, brother ?

report on imperialist trade unions

1978

(not communist content- but a lot of useful information)

 

 

 

 

 

 

We can also learn from the anti-communist publications of our enemies !

"COMMUNIST TRADE UNION TRICKERY EXPOSED"

(anti-communist pamphlet)