How to win at work by joining and getting active in a trade union
17 August 2018
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Precarious and low paid work has boomed in London.
As wages decline, conditions worsen and contracts become more insecure, it is increasingly important that workers organise and build meaningful power to improve their working conditions. But trade union membership in the UK has been in decline for more than three decades.
NEF has been working with a group of union branches across London since autumn 2017 to focus on these problems. We brought a group of precarious workers and union organisers together to build trust and cooperation between unions, share learning and build capacity to organise. We delivered training from organising experts, facilitated skill-share sessions, and, with the group, made three short films aimed at precarious workers.
This work was funded by Trust for London.
To join or find more information about any of the unions engaged in the project you can find links to the relevant websites below:
BECTU PicturehouseIWGBRMT UCUUniteUVW
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