Work Overload: Time for a Union Strategy

Hurley, Michael; Gindin, Sam
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Publisher:  Socialist Project
Date Written:  06/09/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17824

Talk to workers in any sector, in any workplace and sooner or later they’ll get to their frustrations with their ever-increasing workloads: ‘I’m struggling’, they’ll lament to fellow workers or anyone ready to listen, ‘to just do the job, never mind do it well’. And yet even though few work-related issues seem to generate more passion, the relentless intensification of every-day work life rarely surfaces as a union priority. Why?

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