– We have had tough years behind us in the LO, not least the last decade’s been tough. Happily, we see that we are finally beginning to catch up and not lose so many new members, says the LO chairman Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson to SVT.
Meanwhile, the unions of academics and officials, the opposite trend, they get more new members. According Thorwaldsson LO had difficulty recruiting new members and adapt to the new world of work, with temporary employment.
– Those who work for a week with the care of the park, next week doing a painting job at a school, third, week is out on something at the airport, they we very hard to get into the compartment. They are also the most exploited in the labor market and would have to slot the most.