The Only Union UCG Refused To Recognise Was Led By Young Women

Ireland“Strikes are ‘unpredictable before the event and only partially explicable afterwards’; this is certainly true of the strike in 1977 by the administrative/secretarial staff at University College Galway (UCG). At that time, a strike for union recognition in the public sector would have been rare enough, a strike by young female clerical workers was rarer still …” (more)

[Tish Gibbons, Look Left, 16 January]

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