Protecting workers in micro and small enterprises : can trade unions make a difference? : a case study of the bakery and confectionery sub-sector in Kenya

SEED Working Paper No. 34 - Series on Representation and Organization Building

Based on a survey of 13 micro and small enterprises in both the formal and informal sectors in three urban areas of Kenya. Describes the key characteristics of these enterprises, investigates conditions of employment and labour practices and examines the role of the Bakery, Confectionery, Manufacturing and Allied Workers’ Union (BCMAU) in representing and protecting workers.