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Organising non-standard workers: union recruitment in the Irish care sector
Murphy, Caroline; Turner, Thomas
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.
Keyword(s): WORK ENVIROMNENT
Publication Date:
2014
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Industrial Relations Journal
Related Link(s): http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/irj.12064
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