Labor Law for the Rank & Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law

By: Lynd, Staughton; Gross, Daniel

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1604864192 Brand New trade paperback. Support independent bookstores and radical publishers, now more than ever!!! Have you ever felt your blood boil at work but lacked the tools to fight back and win? Or have you acted together with your co-workers, made progress, but wondered what to do next? If you are in a union, do you find that the union operates top-down just like the boss and ignores the will of its members? Labor Law for the Rank and Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law is a guerrilla legal handbook for workers in a precarious global economy. Blending cutting-edge legal strategies for winning justice at work with a theory of dramatic social change from below, Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross deliver a practical guide for making work better while re-invigorating the labor movement. Labor Law for the Rank and Filer demonstrates how a powerful model of organizing called 'Solidarity Unionism' can help workers avoid the pitfalls of the legal system and utilize direct action to win. This new revised and expanded edition includes new cases governing fundamental labor rights as well as an added section on Practicing Solidarity Unionism. This new section includes chapters discussing the hard-hitting tactic of working to rule; organizing under the principle that no one is illegal, and building grassroots solidarity across borders to challenge neoliberalism, among several other new topics. Illustrative stories of worker's struggles make the legal principles come alive.


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Blending cutting-edge legal strategies for winning justice at work with a theory of dramatic, bottom-up social change, this practical guide to workers rights aims to make work better while reinvigorating the labor movement. A powerful organization model called solidarity unionism is explained, showing how the labor force can avoid the pitfalls of the legal system and utilize direct action to win fair rights. The new edition includes new cases governing fundamental labor rightsand can be used not only by union workers, but can serve as a guerrilla legal handbook for any employee in this unstable economy."

Title: Labor Law for the Rank & Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law

Author Name: Lynd, Staughton; Gross, Daniel

Categories: Labor,

Edition: 2

Publisher: PM Press:

ISBN Number: 1604864192

ISBN Number 13: 9781604864199

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: SKU1002953