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UALE Summer School for Union Women: Collective Bargaining

Resources for the workshops offered by the regional summer institutes for union women sponsored by United Association for Labor Education.

Books on Collective Bargaining

AFSCME.  We’re Worth It!  An AFSCME Guide to Understanding and Implementing Pay Equity.   Wash. D.C.:  AFSCME.  [also available online at:

Better, Maurice B. Contract Bargaining Handbook for Local Union Leaders. Washington, D.C.: BNA: 1993. A nuts-and-bolts handbook.

Coalition of Labor Union Women. Bargaining for Family Benefits: A Union Member's Guide. N.Y.: Coalition of Labor Union Women, 1992. Successful programs and contract clauses negotiated by unions across the country.  This book is slightly out-of-date and out-of print, but still useful. Check labor libraries for copies.

Spatz, Donald.  Contract Costing for Union Negotiators (with CD).  MD: USC, 2009.

Collective Bargaining Web Resources

CBA Databases + Repositories Online

Full-text Collective Bargaining Agreements

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