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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 lies...



Teachers on Trial
Values, Standards, and Equity in Judging Conduct and Competence
James A. Gross
Teachers on Trial is a study of 260 case decisions in New York State which tenured teachers were charged with incompetence or conduct unbecoming a professional. The author analyzes what, in the deciders' opinion, constituted conduct unbecoming and...



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 stories...



Undoing Work, Rethinking Community
A Critique of the Social Function of Work
James A Chamberlain, James A. Chamberlain
This revolutionary book presents a new conception of community and the struggle against capitalism. In Undoing Work, Rethinking Community, James A. Chamberlain argues that paid work and the civic duty to perform it substantially undermines freedom...



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 spotlight...



Unfair Advantage
Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States under International Human Rights Standards
Lance Compa
We are not shy about reporting human rights abuses around the globe. We are much more reluctant to recognize them at home. This book exposes the violations of human rights witnessed daily in workplaces across our country. Based on detailed case...



Unfinished Business
Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy
Ruth Milkman, Eileen Appelbaum
Unfinished Business documents the history and impact of California's paid family leave program, the first of its kind in the United States, which began in 2004.



Unwelcome and Unlawful
Sexual Harassment in the American Workplace
Raymond F. Gregory
Nearly every American woman will, at some point during her working life, be sexually harassed, according to Raymond F. Gregory, a lawyer specializing in employment and discrimination law. Unwelcome and Unlawful provides information for those victims...



Whistleblowers
Broken Lives and Organizational Power
C. Fred Alford
In a dark departure from our standard picture of whistleblowers, C. Fred Alford offers a chilling account of the world of people who have come forward to protest organizational malfeasance in government agencies and in the private sector. The...



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...



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