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Conflicting Commitments
The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Worker Rights in San Jose and Houston
Shannon Gleeson
Gleeson goes beyond the debate over federal immigration policy to examine the complicated terrain of immigrant worker rights.



Encountering Religion in the Workplace
The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers
Raymond F. Gregory
Legal cases that cast light on the ramifications of mixing religion and work.



Telling Stories Out of Court
Narratives about Women and Workplace Discrimination
"Few of the countless real-life stories of workplace discrimination suffered by men and women every day are ever told publicly. This book boldly and eloquently rights that wrong, going where no plaintiff testimony could ever dare because these...



A Measure of Fairness
The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States
Robert Pollin, Mark Brenner, Stephanie Luce, Jeannette Wicks-Lim
In early 2007, there were approximately 140 living wage ordinances in place throughout the United States. Communities around the country frequently debate new proposals of this sort. Additionally, as a result of ballot initiatives, twenty-nine...



Fading Corporatism
Israel's Labor Law and Industrial Relations in Transition
Guy Mundlak
Since the 1980s, industrial relations and labor law in Israel have rapidly changed from a European style of corporatism to a model of pluralism familiar to North America. The country's legal and industrial relations systems have become...



Unexpected Power
Conflict and Change among Transnational Activists
Shareen Hertel
U.S. human rights advocacy has long focused on civil and political rights-issues such as torture, censorship, and lack of democratic freedoms abroad. In the 1990s a series of high-profile anti-sweatshop and fair-trade campaigns shifted the...



Taking Back the Workers' Law
How to Fight the Assault on Labor Rights
Ellen Dannin
Prolabor critics often question the effectiveness of the National Labor Relations Board. Some go so far as to call the Board labor's enemy number one. In a daring book that is sure to be controversial, Ellen Dannin argues that the blame actually...



Workers' Rights as Human Rights
Until recently, the international human rights movement and nongovernmental organizations, human rights scholars, and even labor organizations and advocates have given little attention to worker rights as human rights. James A. Gross finds, however...



The Blue Eagle at Work
Reclaiming Democratic Rights in the American Workplace
Charles J. Morris
In The Blue Eagle at Work, Charles J. Morris, a renowned labor law scholar and preeminent authority on the National Labor Relations Act, uncovers a long-forgotten feature of that act that offers an exciting new approach to the revitalization of the...



Fighting for a Living Wage
Stephanie Luce
The living wage movement is considered by many to be the most interesting grassroots enterprise to emerge since the civil rights movement. Ten years after the first ordinance was passed in Baltimore, there are more than one hundred living...



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