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Category:Trade unionistsEdit

I think the Category:Trade unionists is far too vague. What is a trade unionist, anyway? Is it a union staffer? Is it a union member? If so, hundreds of millions of people around the world are members of trade unions with and without their consent, so how is it defining? A clearer and perhaps better name might be Category:Labour movement activists. Thoughts?--User:Namiba 13:47, 27 June 2022 (UTC)

Trade unionist is the common term throughout the English speaking world for a person in a trade union; it can mean rank-and-file/shop floor members, union officers, elected officials, shop stewards, delegates etc. "Labour movement activist" is not necessarily a member of a trade union, it's (to my ear at least) US-English and not a phrase one commonly sees in sources used *in general* to describe people in trade unions, whatever role they might play. FWIW "Labo(u)r movement activist" doesn't even ngram. Regards, Goldsztajn (talk) 12:57, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
Right, but simply belonging to an organization is not inherently defining, which throws the whole category tree into question. Labo(u)r activist would also be acceptable. Including the word "activist" implies that they're notable for union activism, not simply for being part of a trade union. See [1] [2] and [3] for examples of its usage. Moreover, it is already a subcategory Category:Activists by type--User:Namiba 15:07, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
I disagree, trade unionist is inherently defining; just because the set is large, doesn't invalidate it... (hello [[Category:Living people]]) ... Further, there's no reason why cross categorisation cannot refine (eg create a category of General Secretaries). The examples you cite reinforce my point about this being US-English (albeit one is Canadian, so North American English). This discussion reminded me of an earlier discussion where we participated: I think there are many people in the *organised* labour movement who describing as activists would be misleading in that it would assign characteristics completely absent from that person, eg Wang Dongming. Trade unionist is far more neutral and descriptive in a "professional" sense. Regards, Goldsztajn (talk) 21:40, 12 July 2022 (UTC)

Categories for renamingEdit

Hi everyone, you may be interested in participating in this discussion about the renaming of categories related to trade union leaders.-- User:Namiba 14:27, 2 August 2022 (UTC)

Labor related Good Article nominationsEdit

Both Volkswagen worker organizations (created by me) and Trader Joe's United by @Czarare nomited for WP:Good Article status. Any feedback/improvements welcomed! I personally am hoping to nominate the Volkswagen worker organizations for FA status afterwards. ~ 🦝 Shushugah (he/him • talk) 00:28, 7 August 2022 (UTC)