How to improve your working conditions: a guide to action
Not everything needs a high-profile campaign – nurses acting together on lesser issues such as break rooms can achieve success that has significant implications
- Shifts in the way unions help their members mean the onus is on staff to take the initiative in bringing about changes in their workplace
- The union then acts as facilitator, helping staff to raise the issue or obtain advice from others who have been through something similar
- Evidence suggests that when properly planned and executed, organising at a local level can bring results
The system is stacked against staff who want to come together and campaign for fairer conditions, with employers given ‘ample opportunities’ to silence workers’ voices.
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