Employee network groups (or worker centres) in the US addressed issues that low wage, largely immigrant workers, faced at the workplace. Their value was seen in a campaign led by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a US worker centre. In 2001 CIW began a four-year national boycott of Taco Bell, for improved wages and working conditions of tomato pickers. The campaign succeeded in getting Taco Bell to take responsibility for the wages and working conditions of its sub-contractors. In a pre...

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9.5.3 Evaluate work for market value & internal equity
9.8.1 Manage labour-management relationships.

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