Parker, Lucy (2016) Blacklist. In: Whistleblowing as Complaining; Blacklisting as Bullying; 03 Mar 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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This discussion brings together activists and academics to explore cases of speaking out and complaining about working conditions individually and collectively. We will be sharing examples of the personal, mental, physical, material and legal ingredients needed to complain and the impacts and implications. Lucy Parker presents current research from her film project Blacklist exploring the experiences of blacklisted workers with Dave Smith, a blacklisted construction worker and Secretary of the Blacklist Support Group. Henry Chango Lopez, Vice President of the Independent Workers Union discusses the 3Cosas Campaign fighting for sick pay, holiday pay and pensions for outsourced workers of the University of London. While Maggie Dewhurst will share her experiences of collective complaining for a Living Wage through the Couriers Campaign.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Event Title: Whistleblowing as Complaining; Blacklisting as Bullying
Organising Body: Manual Labours
Additional Information: This event was part of the exhibition Manual Labours : The Complaining Body, 6 February – 3 March 2016, Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck School of Arts, London.
Research Area: Art and design
Communication, cultural and media studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017)
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Depositing User: Lucy Parker
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2017 11:31
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 11:31

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