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Focusing on a Sector

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidelines for focusing on a sector, such as day laborers, restaurant workers, domestic workers, warehouse workers, or workers in low-wage jobs. By focusing on a particular sector ... More


Building Multiracial Organizations

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidelines for building multiracial worker centers. Some worker centers, particularly those that focus on improving conditions in a particular sector, have recognized the ... More


Helping Workers Organize Work-site Committees or Unions

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter shows how worker centers are helping workers build permanent structures in their workplaces to address problems in an ongoing fashion by supporting them in organizing work-site ... More


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