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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: 'I'll do it step by step': care, cover and quiet campaigning (Forthcoming/Available Online)
Authors: McGuire, Darren
Lozada, Maria
Contact Email: darren.mcguire@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: care
migration
organizing
politics
Issue Date: 15-Jul-2016
Publisher: SAGE
Citation: McGuire D & Lozada M 'I'll do it step by step': care, cover and quiet campaigning (Forthcoming/Available Online), Work, Employment and Society.
Abstract: This article explores a frontline account of care work and trade union organizing from the perspective of Maria Lozada, a care support worker and Filipino trade union organizer. Her testimony offers insight into life as a worker and organizer in the UK and highlights how migrants from outside the EU reflect upon immigration restriction and what it means for the quality of their employment relations and abilities to organize. The political and economic policy context within which the narrative is set is a move away from a demand-led UK immigration regime to further restriction for low-skilled work and immigration. Maria speaks about her role from a position of shelter, cover and anonymity, but is candid in her assessment of employers, policy changes and policymakers.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/24147
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017016655262
Rights: Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in McGuire D & Lozada M 'I'll do it step by step': care, cover and quiet campaigning (Forthcoming/Available Online), Work, Employment and Society. DOI: 10.1177/0950017016655262 by SAGE. The original publication is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017016655262
Affiliation: Management Work and Organisation
Independent

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