A freelance union branch has to decide what its policies (e.g. ratecards, policies on how the industry should be managed and run, etc) and how it is going to implement them (democratic collective action – sticking together on key points and the strategies they use to pressure employers into agreeing less one-sided contracts).
Using Participatory Democracy well can result in more people being invested in decisions – more people being prepared to go along with them. Anyone who wants to do this very well can draw upon a wealth of research that is available through Participedia. This may prove to be a useful introduction?
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