(AUD) is a pro-labor, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of democratic trade unionism in the North American labor movement.

Other Books

Other Books

[wp_cart_display_product name=”A Troublemaker’s Handbook 2: How to Fight Back Where you Work–and Win!” price=”24.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Trouble-makers-handbook.jpg” description=”This unique resource of organizing and leadership lessons, tactics, and strategies is a collaboration of over 70 authors and hundreds of activists. No matter how seasoned an activist you are, this book will show you new ways to fight back where you work and win!” Don’t go to work without it! …”]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”Democracy is Power: Rebuilding Unions from the Bottom Up” price=”17.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Democracy-is-Power.jpg” description=”A smart, thorough argument for a democratic unionism that fights for power on the job and in the union. Addresses many difficult issues (e.g., elected stewards or appointed) fairly and thoughtfully, giving useful examples and tips. Includes several valuable appendices on organizing and participating in union meetings, using (or not) Roberts Rules of Order, bylaws, and more. …”]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”Derechos Legales de los Delegados de Sindicato” price=”13.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Derechos-Legales-de-los-Delegados-de-Sindicato.jpg” description=”Cada delegado/a y trabajador/a necesita este libro sobre los derechos de delegados de sindicato. Explica los derechos legales del delegado/a bajo el sistema estadounidense, pero tambien enfatiza la necesidad de emplear los derechos legales no como la solucion en si, sino como un herramiento para organizar a los y las trabajadores/as. Explica varios aspetos de la ley federal sobre relaciones laborales–the National Labor Relations Act–el estatus especial de delegados de sindicato, el procedimiento de agravios, las reglas Weingarten, y otras leyes federales sobre el trabajo. Este libro ayudara a los trabajadores/as que buscan hacer su union mas fuerte.” shipping=”4.99″]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”How to Win Past Practice Grievances” price=”13.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/How-to-Win-Past-Practice-Grievances.jpg” description=”Your boss suddenly announces that the traditional afternoon coffee break is no longer allowed. You check your contract but find no specific language on this issue. Can you file a grievance? A labor board charge? The principle of past practice requires employers to maintain benefits and working conditions that employees have come to rely on even without specific mention in the collective bargaining agreement. …” shipping=”4.99″]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”I Just Got Elected — Now What? A New Union Officer’s Handbook” price=”10.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/I-Just-Got-Elected.jpg” description=”A readable, rank-and-file oriented approach to what new local union officers should try to do if they believe in union democracy. Bill Barry calls for an organizing model of unionism and offers numerous practical suggestions. Also covers the nuts and bolts of the legal and financial framework in which new officers operate. AUD has gotten calls from unionists wanting just such a guidebook.” shipping=”4.99″]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”The FMLA Handbook: A Practical Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act for Union Members and Stewards” price=”20.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The-FMLA-Handbook.jpg” description=”The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), enacted by Congress in 1993, is among the most favorable labor laws on the books. However, many unions and union members don’t fully understand it or make full use of its provisions. This book explains in detail what the benefits are and who is covered using a question-answer format, union pointers section, sample letters, and concrete examples.” shipping=”4.99″]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”The Legal Rights of Union Stewards” price=”20.00″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The-Legal-Rights-of-Union-Stewards.jpg” description=”Completely revised and updated (June 2009), this classic handbook is a must for both veteran and new union stewards. The book schools stewards on their legal rights while also stressing that legal protections aren’t an end in themselves but a tool for organizing union members. Topics include the National Labor Relations Act, the special status of union stewards, the grievance process, Weingarten rules, the duty of fair representation, and other federal labor laws. The book is also a great resources for reform-minded rank and filers trying to keep their union stewards in line.” shipping=”4.99″]

[wp_cart_display_product name=”The Liberation of IBT Local 560″ price=”5.50″ thumbnail=”http://wordpress.uniondemocracy.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The-Liberation-of-IBT-Local-560.jpg” description=”by James Jacobs and David N. Santore.
Reprint from Criminal Law Bulletin. 2001, 33pp.” shipping=”4.99″]

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