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    Raising expectations (and raising hell) : my decade fighting for the labor movement / Jane McAlevey with Bob Ostertag.
    by McAlevey, Jane.
    Brooklyn, NY : Verso Books, 2012.
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  • Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
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    Ostertag, Bob, 1957-
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    9781844678853 :
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    833317
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    vi, 325 pages ; 22 cm
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    Prologue: Florida, November 2000 -- Introduction: Organizing is about raising expectations -- Whole-worker organizing in Connecticut -- The yo-yo : into and out of the national SEIU -- Bumpy landing in Las Vegas -- Round one : reorganizing Desert Springs and Valley Hospitals, and why labor should care more about primaries than about general elections -- Laying the foundation : at Catholic Healthcare West, an enlightened CEO; at SEIU, an unenlightened president -- Government workers get militant : big, representative bargaining versus bad laws and bullies -- Launching the 2006 Las Vegas labor offensive -- The gloves come off : union busters, the NLRB, and a purple RV -- The gold standard : what a good contract looks like, and how it relates to patient care -- The CEO, the union buster, and the gunrunner -- Full court press -- Strike! Victory at Universal Health Services, victory in the public sector -- Things fall apart : how national and local labor leaders undermined the workers of Nevada -- Epilogue: New York, May 2012.
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