TITLE

Unions urged to copy US-style recruitment

AUTHOR(S)
Overell, Stephen
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
People Management;4/3/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information about the recruitment tactics of Andy Stern, leader of a trade union in the United States. Why British union adapts Stern's aggressive organizing techniques; How Stern's tactics help the Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Aims of Stern's speaking tour.
ACCESSION #
9710181667

 

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