Work Rights Press | Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns

164 pages, illustrated, open-flat binding, Price: $20.00
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Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns vividly explains the crush of rules regulating economic warfare in the U.S. It is filled with examples, pointers, picketing instructions, sample letters, and answers to common questions. Valuable guidance is provided on working without a contract, ambulatory picketing, residential picketing, pressuring secondaries, unemployment benefits, unfair-labor-practice strikes, offers to return, lockouts, and other related topics. A must for every union officer, steward, and activist!

Some of the questions answered in

Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns: A Legal Guide for Unions

How can failing to send a one-sentence notice to an obscure state agency make a strike illegal?

Why is working without a contract and conducting an inside campaign a promising alternative to a strike?

In comparison with a strike, what are the four advantages of a lockout?

When is it legal for strikers to picket on the employer's driveway?

Is being arrested for civil disobedience grounds for termination?

When can a striking union ignore an employer's gate?

Can an employer remove strike signs planted on public property?

Can an employer offer a striker a bonus to return to work?

How can a union avoid a court injunction? When is employee videotaping illegal?

Are general strikes lawful?

Can the union send pickets to a foreign country?

What measures can the union take against buyers, suppliers, and other secondary employers?

When can strikers qualify for unemployment benefits?

Can an employer pay scabs higher wages than offered to the union?

How can the union prevent the employer from hiring permanent replacements during a one-day strike?

How can an employer withdraw union recognition in the first month of a strike?

How can sending notices to the employer protect strikers who assault strikebreakers?

Can a striker be fired for spitting on a strikebreaker?

Are state laws against hiring permanent replacements enforceable?

Is conducting a ULP strike a guarantee that strikers will not lose their jobs to strikebreakers?

If a union's strike demands include permissive subjects, can the employer refuse reinstatement?

What is a Trojan-Horse offer and how can it prevent the employer from hiring permanent replacements?

Does a return-to-work offer qualify strikers for unemployment benefits?

Can an employer hire permanent replacements during a lockout?


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