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Union Strategies for Hard Times, 2nd Edition: Helping Your Members and Building Your Union in the Great Recession Bill Barry

Union Strategies for Hard Times, 2nd Edition: Helping Your Members and Building Your Union in the Great Recession

Bill Barry

Published November 1st 2011
ISBN : 9780983987123
Paperback
44 pages
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What can unions do as the Great Recession ravages workers and their unions and threatens to destroy decades of collective bargaining gains? What must local union leaders do to help their laid-off members, protect those still working, and prevent theMoreWhat can unions do as the Great Recession ravages workers and their unions and threatens to destroy decades of collective bargaining gains? What must local union leaders do to help their laid-off members, protect those still working, and prevent the gutting of their hard-fought contracts--and their very unions themselves? How, in fact, can local union leaders seize the time and turn crisis into opportunity?Bill Barry, director of labor studies at the Community College of Baltimore County and a 40-year veteran of the movement, calls on his long history of activism and years of what works, what doesnt discussions with other leaders to come up with a plan to survive these terrible times and even use this crisis to build a better future.The second edition has been updated with an important chapter addressing the assault on public sector unions.