Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement in Distress brings together recent essays and reporting by labor journalist Steve Early. The author illuminates the challenges facing U.S. workers, whether theyare trying to democratize their union, win a strike, defend past contract gains, or bargain with management for the first time. Drawing on forty years of personal experience, Early writes about cross-border union campaigning, labor strategies for organizing and health care reform, and political initiatives that might lessen worker dependence on the Democratic Party. Save Our Unions contains vivid portraits of rank-and-file heroes and heroines, both well-known and unsung. It takes readers to union conventions and funerals, strikes and picket-lines, celebrations of laboras past and struggles to insure that unions still have a future in the 21st century. The bookas insight, analysis and advocacy make this an important contribution to the project of labor revitalization and reform.CWA warned theFederal Communications Commission (FCC) that if TMobilepursues further Metro PCSstyle outsourcing ofits acustomer carea work, there willbe more call center jobs eliminated in the United States. The union recruited sixtytwoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Save Our Unions|
|Publisher||:||NYU Press - 2013-11-01|