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The Organizing Section is in Four Parts:
Organizing Resources (this page): Links to online resources related to labor and community organizing.
Organizing Techniques: Links and videos on the hows or organizing, skills and techniques.
Sample Organizing Drives: Links to web sites devoted to organizing campaigns, short videos on specific campagins.
Anti-union Campaigns: Links and videos on union busting and union avoidance campaigns. Why do we include this here? Because you need to know about it, be aware that this may happen, plan for it!
Organizing Resources Online
Building Regional Power Research Project - Wayne State University
The Building Regional Power Research Project brings together labor educators, the UALE CLC Task Force, the AFL-CIO CLC Advisory Committee, and AFL-CIO Political Field staff to document how local labor movements are developing systematic strategies for achieving regional power
The Union Membership and Coverage Database, available at www.unionstats.com, is an Internet data resource providing private and public sector labor union membership, coverage, and density estimates compiled from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly household survey, using BLS methods. Economy-wide estimates are provided beginning in 1973; estimates by state, detailed industry, and detailed occupation begin in 1983; and estimates by metropolitan area begin in 1986.
Berkeley Labor Guides: Union Organizing, A General Guide
This bibliography provides a list of journal articles, books and Internet sites that will help researchers gain a general sense of labor literature. Many of the materials cited here will include their own bibliographies, which should also be consulted. Looseleaf publications of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA) contain many laws and regulations along with related case law about union matters, and are standard reference works.
National Workrights Institute
The Institute's goal is to improve the legal protection of human rights in the workplace.