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We hope you’ll have an opportunity to take some time over the summer to relax and rejuvenate.  While relaxing, consider  sun.flower2burying your nose in a book that simultaneously energizes, educates and entertains!  Visit laborbooks.com to see a selection that includes mysteries, children’s books, biographies and histories as well as books that can help with your commitments as a union activist!

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stew-trainingLearn the crucial fundamentals of being a union steward—quickly and easily—with the eight-part training course from UCS. Experienced stewards will find the course a great way to brush up on key skills as well. Interactive Scenario Simulators and Skills Checks put you in real-life situations to solve real-life problems. The course covers all the basics.

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This Week's Labor Video

Young Workers' Rights

You have rights on the job, and your employer has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. OSHA wants you to have a safe and rewarding work experience.

This Week's Member Tip

The Rights of Veterans and Reservists

Veterans and reservists who served on active duty for at least 180 days and who did not receive a dishonorable discharge, or were released or discharged from active duty 2015.08.03 membertip veteransbecause of a service-connected disability, are covered by federal laws providing for job counseling, training, and placement services, as well as re-employment by their pre-service employer. In some cases, the law entitles them to preferential treatment in getting a job. Employees of government contractors who have a service-connected disability have legal protections against certain types of employment discrimination. The Department of Labor investigates claims under these laws and has the authority to take appropriate enforcement action.

—Adapted from The Union Member's Complete Guide, by Michael Mauer

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Bookstore Featured Products

  • members guide carousel Union Member's Complete GuideMore infoIntroduce new members to the union!

  • motherbk Autobiography of Mother JonesMore infoAutobiography of "the most dangerous woman in America."

  • I Just Got Elected 2nd Edition I Just Got Elected, 2nd EditionMore infoFor officers who are committed to doing things differently than their predecessors.

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