Organising Non‐Standard Workers: Union Recruitment in the Irish Care Sector
16 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2014
Date Written: September 2014
In 2004, Ireland's largest union initiated its most comprehensive organising campaign to date, resulting in 12,000 care workers being organised. This article explores how unions can sustain campaigns among a dispersed workforce, and how public support and worker commitment can be leveraged to achieve structural changes in an emerging sector.
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