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The worker center handbook : a practical guide to starting and building the new labor movement

Author: Kimberley A Bobo; Marién Casillas Pabellón
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Worker Center Handbook compiles best practices from around the country on partnering with labor, enlisting the assistance of faith communities and lawyers, raising funds, developing a serious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberley A Bobo; Marién Casillas Pabellón
ISBN: 9781501704475 1501704478
OCLC Number: 945550009
Description: vii, 311 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Worker center background and vision --
Surveying your community --
Recruiting a planning leadership team --
Holding initial planning meetings --
Raising start-up funds --
Hosting worker rights training sessions --
Creating early actions and programs --
Hiring great staff --
Doing the legal stuff --
Reaching workers, building leadership --
Mastering direct action --
Organizing a wage theft campaign --
Focusing on a sector --
Organizing on health and safety issues --
Working with faith communities --
Partnering with unions --
Building multi-racial organizations --
Being mindful of opposing forces --
Taking fundraising seriously --
Managing money well --
Using data for growth --
Nurturing an awesome board --
Fostering a strong staff team --
Developing a communications program --
Buying your own building --
Combining services and organizing : functional organizing --
Building membership structures --
Helping workers organize work-site committees or unions --
Partnering with lawyers --
Engaging and honoring ethical employers --
Developing a civic participation program.
Responsibility: Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón.

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