Labor

Workingmen's Democracy
Leon Fink, Workingmen's Democracy; The Knights of Labor and American Politics, (1983)1. Explores the political activities of the Knights of Labor2. This represents the emergence of a class-conscious labor movement that was intent on...

06.04.2016

Solidarity Unionism at Starbucks
Legendary legal scholar Staughton Lynd teams up with influential labor organizer Daniel Gross in this exposition on solidarity unionism, the do-it-yourself workplace organizing system that is rapidly gaining prominence around the country and around...

03.08.2017

Labor Histories
Is class outmoded as a basis for understanding labor history? This significant new collection emphatically says No! Touching on such subjects as migrant labor, religion, ethnicity, agricultural history, and gender, these thirteen essays by former...

13.10.2017

Hard Work
This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work...

03.09.2015

Why Unions Matter
"A comprehensive, readable introduction to the history, structure, functioning, and yes, the problems of U.S. unions. For labor and political activists just coming on the scene or veterans looking for that missing overview, this is the best place to...

15.05.2013

The Betrayal of Local 14 (ILR Press books)
International Paper, the richest paper company and largest landowner in the United States, enjoyed record profits and gave large bonuses to executives in 1987, that same year the company demanded that employees take a substantial paycut, sacrifice...

17.03.2017