Do you think your union needs a new direction? Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work?
Then this book, written by Teamsters for a Democratic Union, is for you.
Hear from rank-and-file workers who ran for local union office–and won.
This comprehensive guide includes:
Get The Steward's Toolbox together with Labor Notes best-sellers, A Troublemaker's Handbook 2, and Democracy is Power.
This pamphlet looks at the network of ship hands, longshoremen, truck drivers, railroad operators, and warehouse workers that make the global marketplace possible.
Kim Moody's latest contribution, US Labor in Trouble and Transition tells the story of union decline in America and of the split in the labor movement it led to, following the dismal tale of union mergers and management partnerships that accompanied the retreat from militancy since the 1980s.
The 2006 edition of Union Communication Services popular guide book offers hands-on advice, addressing problems ranging from the basics of grievance handling to dealing with difficult supervisors or co-workers to ways of increasing membership involvement in the union.
Whether you're a new union steward, or simply want to bone up on your legal knowledge for an upcoming campaign, Robert Schwartz's The Legal Rights of Union Stewards is welcome addition to your library.
Between 2008 and 2010, the progressive wing of the U.S. labor movement tore itself apart in a series of internecine struggles. In this incisive new book, labor journalist Steve Early draws on scores of interviews and on his own union organizing experience to explain why and how these labor civil wars occurred.
Long-time Labor Notes supporter and labor educator Sheila Cohen examines the experience of U.S. and British workers in the last three decades in her new book. Looking at rank-and-file labor struggles, Cohen explores issues of union democracy and the political meaning of ordinary workplace resistance--and puts forward ideas for change.
Steve Early's Embedded With Organized Labor describes how union members have organized successfully, on the job and in the community, in the face of employer opposition now and in the past.