Has the recent Writer’s Guild of America strike got you hankering to know more about unions in the United States? Reynolds has you covered!
Labor in the Time of Trump covers labor history in the twenty-first century and offers strategies to build a working-class movement, with special attention to labor movements in the Southern U.S. and to issues of class and immigration.
The Bosses’ Union: How Employers Organized to Fight Labor Before the New Deal takes a look much further back in American history. During a period of intense labor strife around the turn of the twentieth century, employers mounted a campaign to break the growing strength of labor organizations.
Re-Union: How Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States finds problems with current unions, but proposes solutions from other countries and from American history.
Feminist scholars tackle women and work in various ways: some overarching historical essays, some more personal looks at individual women’s working lives. There are chapters on African-American women workers, Southern women workers, and the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Chicago Teamsters!