Tweet Hidden away beneath this week’s headlines of Royal Commissions and ICAC inquiries was a quiet win for the state’s retail workers and their families. It was a victory achieved when the NSW Government gave up its push for new laws that would have seen more Sydneysiders having to work on the Boxing Day public [...]
Tweet Sydney alliance claimed its first successful negotiation with nine candidates, ranging from top liberal and labor councillors, all agree to create new drop off zones in front of all the major medical centres in Liverpool. It worked because it was run, led and directed by local parishioners, unionists and community organisation leaders. The issue [...]
Tweet Power in Coalition identifies several universal lessons about coalition practice that provide a guide for building sustainable, reciprocal and powerful coalitions. These are not only applicable to relationships between unions and community organisations. In an article published in Brofenbrenner’s edited book Global Unions, Tattersall directly connects findings about coalitions to how and when global [...]
Proposals for union revitalisation suggest the importance of unions reaching out to the community and the formation of union-community coalitions. Yet analysis of how this process of ‘reaching out’ can be most effective for building union power and advancing union renewal is little understood.