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Sexual Harassment: A Debate

by Linda LeMoncheck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 2000)

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual...


The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

by Armand J. Thieblot Transaction Publishers (March 31, 2013)

The Davis-Bacon Act is a United States federal law that established the requirement that prevailing wages must be paid on public works projects. In this book, Armand J. Thieblot argues that the law was passed...


Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

by Julee T. Flood & Terry L. Leap ILR Press (November 15, 2018)

Understanding the risks involved in hiring new faculty is becoming increasingly important. In Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions Julee T. Flood and Terry Leap critically examine the landscape...


Labour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western Europe

by Tomas Davulis Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 10, 2017)

Recent years in Europe have been marked by efforts to introduce changes in labour law in order to boost employment, reduce labour costs and increase flexibility of national labour markets. The increased international...


Who Started the United Farm Workers Union? The Story of Cesar Chavez - Biography of Famous People | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Cesar Chavez was one tough fellow. He dared to speak out against the injustices that he saw around him, particularly his workplace. It was because he was brave that the United Farm Workers Union was created....


Dying to Work

by Jonathan D. Karmel ILR Press (December 15, 2017)

In Dying to Work, Jonathan Karmel raises our awareness of unsafe working condidtions with accounts of workers who were needlessly injured or killed on the job. Based on heart-wrenching interviews Karmel conducted...


An Introduction to U.S. Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations

by Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan & Alexander J. S. Colvin ILR Press (August 16, 2017)

This comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to collective bargaining and labor relations with a focus on developments in the United States. It is appropriate for students, policy analysts, and labor...


Public Workers

by Joseph E. Slater ILR Press

From the dawn of the twentieth century to the early 1960s, public-sector unions generally had no legal right to strike, bargain, or arbitrate, and government workers could be fired simply for joining a union....


The Supreme Court on Unions

by Julius G. Getman ILR Press (May 19, 2016)

Labor unions and courts have rarely been allies. From their earliest efforts to organize, unions have been confronted with hostile judges and antiunion doctrines. In this book, Julius G. Getman argues that while...


If We Can Win Here

by Fran Quigley ILR Press (April 23, 2015)

Do service-sector workers represent the future of the U.S. labor movement? Mid-twentieth-century union activism transformed manufacturing jobs from backbreaking, low-wage work into careers that allowed workers...


Labor Relations in a Globalizing World

by Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan & Alexander J. S. Colvin ILR Press (February 25, 2015)

Compelled by the extent to which globalization has changed the nature of labor relations, Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, and Alexander J. S. Colvin give us the first textbook to focus on the workplace outcomes...


Working for Justice

by Ruth Milkman, Joshua Bloom & Victor Narro ILR Press

Working for Justice, which includes eleven case studies of recent low-wage worker organizing campaigns in Los Angeles, makes the case for a distinctive "L.A. Model" of union and worker center organizing. Networks...


Hazard or Hardship

by Jeffrey Hilgert ILR Press

Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial forms of legal protection for workers is the right to refuse unsafe work. The rise...


Encountering Religion in the Workplace

by Raymond F. Gregory ILR Press

In a recent survey, 20 percent of the workers interviewed reported that they had either experienced religious prejudice while at work or knew of a coworker who had been subjected to some form of discriminatory...


An Introduction to Labor Law, Third Edition

by Michael Evan Gold ILR Press (March 04, 2014)

An Introduction to Labor Law is a useful and course-tested primer that explains the basic principles of the federal law regulating the relationship of employers to labor unions. In this updated third edition,...


Labor Guide to Labor Law

by Bruce S. Feldacker & Michael J. Hayes ILR Press (August 12, 2014)

Labor Guide to Labor Law is a comprehensive survey of labor law in the private sector, written from the labor perspective for labor relations students and for unions and their members. This thoroughly revised...


Mobilzing against Inequality

by Lee H. Adler, Maite Tapia & Lowell Turner ILR Press (April 15, 2014)

Among the many challenges that global liberalization has posed for trade unions, the growth of precarious immigrant workforces lacking any collective representation stands out as both a major threat to solidarity...


The New Whistleblower's Handbook

by Stephen Martin Kohn Lyons Press (June 23, 2017)

An updated edition of the first-ever consumer guide to whistleblowing by the nation’s leading whistleblower attorney

The newest edition of The Whistleblower’s Handbook brings the most comprehensive and authoritative...


The Ten Demandments

by Martin Wren Employment First (June 08, 2017)

The Ten Demandments throws down the challenge to all people associated with employment for people with a disability to lift our game. Currently, job seekers with a disability are not being well served by...


State of the Nanny

by Louise Dunham Monterey Press (May 04, 2017)

Everyone knows what a nanny is, yet the role of the modern nanny is still widely misunderstood. State of the Nanny provides a clear-eyed assessment of today’s nannying industry and its potential for improvement....


The Prick

by D.C. Wales Penmore Press LLC (April 14, 2017)

Jason Hunter’s dwindling bank account is a daily reminder that Jason never should have left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice, a solo shop located in uncomfortable proximity to a...


Strike Back

by Joe Burns Ig Publishing (June 16, 2014)

During the 1960s and 1970s, teachers, sanitation workers and many other public employees rose up to demand collective bargaining rights in one of the greatest upsurges in labor history. These workers were able...


Pennsylvania Human Resources Manual

by Jeffrey I. Pasek American Chamber of Commerce Resources (January 09, 2017)

A comprehensive HR guide to Pennsylvania and federal labor laws for employers, HR professionals and managers

  • Authored by Cozen O'Connor attorneys; updated December 2015
  • Written in plain English and easy to...


Border Cities Powerhouse: 1901-1945

by Patrick Brode Biblioasis (June 06, 2017)

This is the first comprehensive history of the Border Cities area during its formative period in the first half of the 20th Century. The story of Windsor’s emergence during this period is largely one of confrontation...


1000 Questions and Answers About Settlement in Canada

by Efim Cheinis & Marlin Nicholas Nicholas Marlin (February 05, 2017)

A complete guidebook for newcomers to Canada providing in-depth information about settlement. Topics include education, employment, health care, government assistance and settlement programs. Less

The book is...


Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955

by Douglas Hay & Paul Craven The University of North Carolina Press (October 12, 2005)

Master and servant acts, the cornerstone of English employment law for more than four hundred years, gave largely unsupervised, inferior magistrates wide discretion over employment relations, including the power...


The Invention of Free Labor

by Robert J. Steinfeld The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Examining the emergence of the modern conception of free labor--labor that could not be legally compelled, even though voluntarily agreed upon--Steinfeld explains how English law dominated the early American...


Drowning in Laws

by John D. French The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2005)

Since 1943, the lives of Brazilian working people and their employers have been governed by the Consolidation of Labor Laws (CLT). Seen as the end of an exclusively repressive approach, the CLT was long hailed...


Employment Law (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 28, 2015)

Become aware of the legally right and wrong things to do when dealing with employer-employee relationship. For an employer, use this guide to provide the right environment and benefits to encourage trust from...


The Making of an African Working Class

by Pnina Werbner Pluto Press (July 20, 2014)

It is now 50 years since E.P. Thompson published his classic, The Making of the English Working Class. The Making of an African Working Class follows Thompson in exploring the formation of working class identity...


Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement

by Dieter K. Buse, Peter Suschnigg & Mercedes Steedman Dundurn (May 01, 1995)

This book brings together the voices of contemporary labour leaders, activists, old timers, and academics to discuss the first hundred years of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union.


Care Work and Class

by Merike Blofield Penn State University Press (April 10, 2012)

Despite constitutions that enshrine equality, until recently every state in Latin America permitted longer working hours (in some cases more than double the hours) and lower benefits for domestic workers than...


Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2016

by Collectif Oecd (November 28, 2016)

This second edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines how national and local actors can better work together to support economic development and job creation at the local level. It sheds...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Poland

by Collectif Oecd (July 12, 2016)

With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Saskatchewan and the Yukon, Canada

by Collectif Oecd (September 12, 2016)

This report looks at a range of local employment and economic development issues in Saskatchewan and the Yukon, Canada, with a focus on indigenous peoples. The report provides a comparative framework to understand...


OECD Employment Outlook 2016

by Collectif Oecd (July 07, 2016)

This 2016 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an in-depth review of recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Chapter 1 examines recent labour market developments, with...


Human Resource Management Study Games: Certification Prep and Refresher

by Gundars Kaupins UPA (July 10, 2014)

Human Resource Management Study Games offers a variety of short games to help human resource practitioners and students study for human resource-related certifications and learn new aspects of human resource...


Small Business Handbook

by Occupational Safety and Health Administration Government Institutes (July 04, 2008)

Think your business is too small to have big safety issues? Not true. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 'a serious fire, a permanent injury, or the death of an employee or owner...


Progressive Lawyers under Siege: Moral Panic during the McCarthy Years

by Colin Wark & John F. Galliher Lexington Books (April 23, 2015)

This book analyzes the culture within the San Francisco law firm of Gladstein, Andersen, and Leonard (circa 1945-1965). The partners were harassed by the FBI primarily for defending labor union members and leaders,...