The Resource Beyond $15 : immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement, Jonathan Rosenblum, (electronic resource)

Beyond $15 : immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement, Jonathan Rosenblum, (electronic resource)

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Beyond $15 : immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement
Title
Beyond $15
Title remainder
immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement
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Jonathan Rosenblum
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eng
Summary
"The inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign that renewed a national labor movement SeaTac, Washington--a small city built around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport--gained national recognition as the first successful $15 minimum wage battleground. But what most people don't know is that the SeaTac fight didn't begin with wages. The campaign emerged from an unlikely coalition that first united over the right of Muslim airport workers to pray. When unions stood in solidarity with Somali immigrants in a conflict with their employer over prayer breaks, something remarkable happened. From this skirmish a powerful coalition of immigrant workers, clergy, and unions emerged to force a dramatic showdown with the airlines and political establishment. At stake was not just money but justice: whether the airport economy would serve the needs of everyone who made it work. Driven by captivating narrative and insightful analysis, Jonathan Rosenblum's book reveals the inside story of SeaTac: airport workers and clergy staging face-to-face confrontations with corporate leaders; the challenges of uniting a diverse, largely immigrant workforce; and the internal tensions that nearly destroyed the coalition. Beyond $15 is a blunt assessment of the daunting problems within today's unions; a blueprint for a powerful, all-inclusive labor movement; and a call for workers to reclaim their power and voice in the new economy"--
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1958-
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Rosenblum, Jonathan D.
Dewey number
331.6/20979777
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8085.S413
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Foreign workers
  • Muslims
  • Employee rights
  • Labor unions
  • Industrial relations
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions
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Beyond $15 : immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement, Jonathan Rosenblum, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0019016793
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780807098097
Lccn
2017002850
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computer
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rdamedia
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0019016793
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Beyond $15 : immigrant workers, faith activists, and the revival of the labor movement, Jonathan Rosenblum, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0019016793
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807098097
Lccn
2017002850
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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0019016793
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