Books

“They’re Bankrupting Us!” And 20 Other Myths about Unions

By Bill Fletcher Jr.

“They’re Bankrupting Us!” And 20 Other Myths about Unions
By Bill Fletcher Jr.

Publisher: Beacon Press (August 28, 2012) | ISBN: 0807003328

From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy, pundits claim, is to weaken the labor movement, strip workers of collective bargaining rights, and champion private industry. More >>

 

 


 

Reimagining Labor Unions: Busting Myths, Building Movements

By Bill Fletcher Jr.

Reimagining Labor Unions: Busting Myths, Building Movements
By Bill Fletcher Jr.

Publisher: McKinney & Associates (2012) | FREE eBook: Click to Download

Some people blame the country’s economic demise on labor unions. But could you imagine an America without child labor laws, minimum wages or the 8-hour work day? Author and activist Bill Fletcher Jr., can’t. In his new eBook, Reimagining Labor Unions: Busting Myths, Building Movements, he reminds us that unions still play a vital role in American life—touching everything from health care and economic policy to gender equality and immigrant rights. More >>

 


 

Solidarity Divided

By Bill Fletcher Jr. & Fernando Gapasin

Solidarity Divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice
By Bill Fletcher Jr. & Fernando Gapasin

Publisher: University of California Press (October, 2009) | ISBN: 9780520261563

The U.S. trade union movement finds itself today on a global battlefield filled with landmines and littered with the bodies of various social movements and struggles. Candid, incisive, and accessible, Solidarity Divided is a critical examination of labor’s current crisis and a plan for a bold new way forward into the twenty-first century. More >>