Work Experience

Director of Communications
Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
Managed a staff of twelve employees; oversaw the production of a monthly magazine, press releases and numerous promotional tools, administered the Department's budget and participated on the National Executive Board.

Union Organizer
Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN)
Planned comprehensive organizing campaigns, elaborated strategies to achieve the union's objectives, taught union skills, wrote pamphlets and legal briefs, pleaded extensively in front of numerous labour tribunals and negotiated with employees and employers in a broad variety of circumstances and economic sectors.

Union Organizer
International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU)
Recruited members, drafted union pamphlets and assisted the union's legal advisors.

University Lecturer
Université du Québec à Hull
(1989- )
Université de Montréal
Prepared and conducted a final year undergraduate seminar on the structure of the Canadian labour movement; organized and coordinated field projects investigating union democracy.

Please continue reading on about Marketing and boycotts, as well as union organization or membership participation campaigns; or Allen Gottheil's detailed explanation of marketing's relevancy to unions, his answers to some  FAQ's; and union clients in the marketing domain, other union clients; and finally his work experience and education, or return to the introduction on the first page.

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