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- DescriptionPoor Workers' Unions Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most invative labour organising. A classic account of low-wage workers' organization that the US Department of Labor calls one of the '100 books that has shaped work in America.' As low-wage organising campaigns have been reignited by the Fight for 15 movement and other workplace struggles Poor Workers' Unions is as prescient as ever.
- Author BiographyJournalist and labor activist Vanessa Tait received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her writings have appeared in New Labor Forum, Critical Sociology, the Boston Phoenix and the Guardian. Cristina Tzintzun is the executive director of Workers Defense Project (WDP), a statewide, membership-based workers rights organization that is winning better working conditions for Texans. At WDP, Tzintzun has spearheaded efforts to ensure safe and dignified jobs for the nearly 900,000 construction workers that labor in the state. She also coedited Presente!: Latin@ Immigrant Voices in the Struggle for Racial Justice / Voces Inmigrantes Latin@s en la Lucha por la Justicia Racial.
- Author(s)Vanessa Tait
- PublisherHaymarket Books
- Date of Publication30/06/2016
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationChicago
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHaymarket Books
- Weight440 g
- Width141 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine23 mm
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