BCTU

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BCTUBirmingham Clinical Trials Unit (University of Birmingham; UK)
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(12) According to Mark Erlich and Jeff Grabelsky, as the demand for construction workers expanded through the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, barriers to entering the BCTUS prevented a parallel expansion in union membership.
TOGETHER WITH INDUSTRY changes and shifting regulatory environments, the loss of market share among BCTUS has contributed to a polarization of working conditions, accentuating preexisting sectoral differences.
(26) The exclusion of women and racialized men from BCTUS has flowed partially from the craft model of organizing, in which members are recognized as "skilled" workers--as opposed to nonmembers, who are "unskilled" or "less skilled"--in order to maintain union power.
Most labour studies scholarship has focused on traditional BCTUS and neglected the rise in unions such as CLAC.