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No Contract, No Peace

Don't let your boss be the only one that's informed on your rights as a union member to organize a strike, picket, or action. Robert Schwartz's latest book, a thoroughly revised and updated second edition of Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns, walks union members and leaders through their rights to speak out.

An easy-to-read resource and a powerful tool for any union mobilizing its ranks, this book will help you organize your next contract campaign, work grievance action, or picket.

$20.00

Running For Local Union Office

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. You'll learn how to develop a winning campaign timeline; how to build a slate; the ins and outs of raising money and campaigning; and how to ensure a clean election.

This comprehensive guide includes advice on: Campaign timelines; Picking your slate; Campaigning do's and don'ts; Leaflets, mailings, websites, and more; Raising money; Getting a clean election; Getting out the vote; Dealing with negative attacks;

$20.00

The Cargo Chain

This pamphlet looks at the network of ship hands, longshoremen, truck drivers, railroad operators, and warehouse workers that make the global marketplace possible.

If globalization has allowed modern corporations to use the world as their workshop, it's only possible because of the increasingly integrated network of people and machines that move things from one place to another. A joint project with the Longshore Workers’ Coalition and the Center for Urban Pedagogy.

$3.00

US Labor In Trouble and Transition

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.

$25.00

The Union Stewards Complete Guide 2nd Edition

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.

New material includes counsel on workplace concerns ranging from computer and privacy issues to a new chapter dealing with the changing workplace, including the growing number of workers from other nations and cultures.

Eleven chapters, fully illustrated and indexed. 404 pages.

$26.00

The Legal Rights of Union Stewards

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 a welcome addition to your library.

This easy to navigate book is a primer on your rights as a steward and walks you through all the basics from the National Labor Relations Act to the grievance process to Weingarten rights.

$20.00

Stopping Sexual Harassment

This organizing manual highlights a range of tactics that unions and other workers can use to fight sexual harassment, including training sessions, contract language, job actions -- and more.

The shipping cost is included in the price of the book.

$6.00

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