Power on the Job The Legal Rights of Working People

ISBN-10: 0896084973

ISBN-13: 9780896084971

Edition: 1995

Authors: Michael Yates

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This book effectively deals with the legacy of the Reagan-Bush era: unemployment, underemployment, and the diminishing legal rights of union organizers.
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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 7/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Beep, Beep, Yale is Cheap: The Yale Strike, 1985
Historical Background
The Civil Right Laws
Enforcement and Penalties
Organizing a Union: History Lessons
Eugene Debs and the Pullman Strike, 1894
Some Historical Background
The State's Police Power
Early Statute Law
Organizing a Union: The Current Law
Mike and Jane Start a Union
The Basic Labor Law Statutes
The Railway Labor Act
The National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act)
Organizing a Union without the NLRB
Workers Not Covered by the National Labor Relations Act
The Law of Collective Bargaining
Bargaining in the 1980s: The Hormel Strike, 1985
The Laws of Collective Bargaining
The Railway Labor Act
Public Employees
The Weapons of War
The Pittston Strike, 1989
The Democratic Rights of Union Members
Teamsters Take Back Their Union
The Landrum-Griffin Act
Unions and Their Members - The Duty of Fair Representation
The Constitution
Mr. Pickering's Letter
The Constitution and the Right of Workers
The Constitution and the Rights of Groups of Workers
At-Will Employment
My Brother Gets Fired
At-will Employment and Wrongful Discharge
Health, Safety, Wages, and Hours
The Clothes that We Wear
The Fair Labor Standards Act
The Occupational Safety and Health Act
Glossary of Labor Law Terms
Index of Cases Cited
Appendix I: Researching the Labor Law
Appendix II: Useful Forms and Charts
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