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Secretos de un organizador exitoso

Our popular book Secrets of a Successful Organizer, is now available in Spanish! (For the English version of the book, click here.)

Nuestro manual popular, Secretos de un organizador exitoso, ya está disponible en español.

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$15.00

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

Democracy Is Power

Do you want to know how to run your local union more effectively or how to get more members involved? Democracy Is Power, by Mike Parker and Martha Gruelle, provides a blueprint for building a member-driven union. They demonstrate what member control really looks like, and why it is crucial to labor's future.

With a focus on union activity in the workplace, the authors describe democratic approaches to contracts, grievances, communications, and leaders’ relationship with members. They shine a revealing light on democratic union culture, yet also address the more obvious parts of democracy, like elections and bylaws.

Democracy Is Power will be an important resource for anyone active in reforming their own union, whether as a rank and file member or as a local officer.

$10.00

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 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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