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The Resource "They're bankrupting us!" : and 20 other myths about unions, Bill Fletcher Jr

"They're bankrupting us!" : and 20 other myths about unions, Bill Fletcher Jr

Label
"They're bankrupting us!" : and 20 other myths about unions
Title
"They're bankrupting us!"
Title remainder
and 20 other myths about unions
Statement of responsibility
Bill Fletcher Jr
Title variation
They're bankrupting us!
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents twenty-one myths about labor unions, including that they are destroying the economy, that they are racist, that they are powerless in the global economy, and that they always side with Democrats
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fletcher, Bill
Dewey number
331.880973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6508
LC item number
.F54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Labor movement
  • Labor unions
Label
"They're bankrupting us!" : and 20 other myths about unions, Bill Fletcher Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Myth 1. "Workers are forced to join unions, right?" -- Myth 2. "Unions are bankrupting us and destroying the economy" -- Myth 3. "Unions are actually run by 'labor bosses,' aren't they?" -- Myth 4. "Public sector unions cause budget deficits, right?" -- Myth 5. "Unions make unreasonable demands that result in lots of strikes!" -- Myth 6. "Unions were good once, but we don't need them any longer." -- Myth 7. "Unions are only needed by workers who have problems and get into trouble." -- Myth 8. "The union uses our money for political action and I have no say in the matter!" -- Myth 9. "Unions hold me back from advancing, and if I join I will never be promoted." -- Myth 10. "Unions are corrupt and mobbed up!" -- Myth 11. "Unions have a checkered history and were started by communists and other troublemakers." -- Myth 12. "Unions are all racist and people of color need not apply." -- Myth 13. "Unions have a history of sexism... what makes them better now?" -- Myth 14. "Unions deal with wages, hours, and working conditions; what about other issues?" -- Myth 15. "Yes, unions are good for their members, but they hurt the rest of us!" -- Myth 16. "Unions and corporations are both too big and don't really care about the worker." -- Myth 17. "Let's face it, in a globalized world, unions are powerless." -- Myth 18. " Where do unions stand on immigrants--you either ignore them or you ignore the rest of us?" -- Myth 19. "If unions are so good, why aren't they growing?" -- Myth 20. "Unions are so partisan; they always side with the Democrats, right?" -- Myth 21. "If unions are so great, why aren't more people around the world forming them?"
Control code
sky245777569
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 204 p.
Isbn
9780807003329
Lccn
2012001302
Other control number
7607669
Label
"They're bankrupting us!" : and 20 other myths about unions, Bill Fletcher Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Myth 1. "Workers are forced to join unions, right?" -- Myth 2. "Unions are bankrupting us and destroying the economy" -- Myth 3. "Unions are actually run by 'labor bosses,' aren't they?" -- Myth 4. "Public sector unions cause budget deficits, right?" -- Myth 5. "Unions make unreasonable demands that result in lots of strikes!" -- Myth 6. "Unions were good once, but we don't need them any longer." -- Myth 7. "Unions are only needed by workers who have problems and get into trouble." -- Myth 8. "The union uses our money for political action and I have no say in the matter!" -- Myth 9. "Unions hold me back from advancing, and if I join I will never be promoted." -- Myth 10. "Unions are corrupt and mobbed up!" -- Myth 11. "Unions have a checkered history and were started by communists and other troublemakers." -- Myth 12. "Unions are all racist and people of color need not apply." -- Myth 13. "Unions have a history of sexism... what makes them better now?" -- Myth 14. "Unions deal with wages, hours, and working conditions; what about other issues?" -- Myth 15. "Yes, unions are good for their members, but they hurt the rest of us!" -- Myth 16. "Unions and corporations are both too big and don't really care about the worker." -- Myth 17. "Let's face it, in a globalized world, unions are powerless." -- Myth 18. " Where do unions stand on immigrants--you either ignore them or you ignore the rest of us?" -- Myth 19. "If unions are so good, why aren't they growing?" -- Myth 20. "Unions are so partisan; they always side with the Democrats, right?" -- Myth 21. "If unions are so great, why aren't more people around the world forming them?"
Control code
sky245777569
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 204 p.
Isbn
9780807003329
Lccn
2012001302
Other control number
7607669

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