Frank Jones is the Deputy General Secretary of the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT). Frank has been recruiting and organising workers into trade unions for the past 20 years. In this time he has built an expertise in individual and collective bargaining across both public and private sectors. In recent years Frank has specialised in collective bargaining across the multi-national sector, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry and in doing so has built links with trade unions across Europe through the various Federations operating in this arena. While doing this Frank has continued to represent members individually on industrial relations and rights issues including disability matters.
Written by Frank Jones
Equity and inclusion 7 March 2018
#8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones
The General Secretary of my union, the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), is a woman – Joan Donegan – and it has been a privilege to witness her leadership style. It is a style of encouragement and motivation, rather than the directing and instructing style traditionally adopted by many...#8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones