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Member retention is a long road

Member recruitment or retention: what’s more important?

Without recruiting members, you don’t have a union. Without retaining existing members, you don’t have a union for very long. Here’s the challenge: signing up …

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Alex is a unionist, climate activist and campaigner. He has served as the Secretary of UnionsACT since 2014.

With a career spanning over a decade in the union and climate movements, Alex has led and won numerous campaigns. He is regarded as a leading strategist and thinker in the union movement.

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Workers must not pay the cost of climate-fuelled bushfire disasters

This article was originally published in The Canberra Times. The bush fire crisis exposes the failures of the Federal government and industry to prepare for the catastrophic impacts of global warming. And it also demonstrates …

Member retention is a long road
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Member recruitment or retention: what’s more important?

Without recruiting members, you don’t have a union. Without retaining existing members, you don’t have a union for very long. Here’s the challenge: signing up new members is easier to understand and to act upon. …

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Dalfram Dispute (Manning Clark House)

The following are speaking notes for my speech at the Manning Clark House showing of the documentary “Dalfram Dispute 1938: Pig Iron Bob” (directed by Sandra Pires and the Why Documentaries Team in 2015). Thank …

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Alex has spent his entire career working in the union and climate movements to build a better future for all. He is a committed unionist and activist, and has written on how progressive movements can win.

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