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Unions and homeworkers

Jane Tate

Unions and homeworkers

organizing homeworkers in the informal sector in Australia, the Netherlands and Canada.

by Jane Tate

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

Edition Notes

SeriesEquality for women in employment : an interdepartmental project, IDP women -- WP 7, Equality for women in employment
ContributionsInternational Labour Office.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323685M
ISBN 109221090140

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Labor unions developed differently on the Continent than they did in Great Britain and in the United States, mainly because the European unions organized along industrial rather than along craft lines and because they engaged in more partisan political activity.

In Germany the printers' and cigarmakers' unions were started after the uprisings. This book hits all the highlights and explains why labor needs to be organized. Sometimes the book takes on a decidedly political tone, which is understandable because of the relationship Beltway folks have with the little guy.

There is a bunch of information and a good historical prospective on by: This wasn't the best book on labor, but it was a good educational book for children. Labor and the advent of unions has been rewritten into a tale of greed when it was a tale of necessity, fairness, and doing the right thing.

Overall, a good book/5(4). Homeworking Guide Last updated: June 2 Tribunals are looking at this on a caseby case basis, however if there is a written contract of employment and established, agreed terms for homeworking, there should not be any • Some regular homeworkers may have more protections if they have a contract change stating home as their Size: KB.

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This book contains the views of 40 contributors on women and unions, organized into 15 chapters on six topics: Closing the Wage Gap; Meeting Family Needs; Temporary and Part-Time Work: Opportunity or Danger?; Homework; Developing a Realistic Approach; New Directions in Organizing and Representing Women; and Female Leadership and Union Cultures: Feminizing the Labor Movement?Cited by: Importantly this book analyses the problem and takes us to the powerful change that is possible through homeworkers collectively organising." Michele O’Neil President of Australian Council of Trade Unions "This is a very important and timely book, drawing together the authors’ collective experience of research and activism on homeworkers.

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Unions help workers get together, stop people being treated unfairly and get a better deal from their employers. Isn’t it time you joined a union.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction / Elisabeth Prügl, Eileen Boris --Sexual divisions, gender constructions: the historical meaning of homework in western Europe and the United States / Eileen Boris --Home based producers in development discourse / Elisabeth Prügl.

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