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Develop your skills and knowledge as they’re needed like never before! Our bookstore is an excellent resource for labor activists: take a look!

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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

Bargaining Session

When employees don't have a seat at the table, management sets the rules—and they aren't pretty. In this funny video about collective bargaining, management bargains with itself over YOUR pay and benefits.

This Week's Member Tip

Union Movement = Social Justice Movement

Martin Luther King, Jr. was gunned down in Memphis in 1968, the day after delivering his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech.  But how2017.08.14 membertip mlk many Americans know that what brought Dr. King to Memphis was the melding of a labor union contract fight and the growing force of the civil rights movement?  There long has been recognition on the union side, as well, that our fight for improved working conditions is connected to the social justice movement in the larger society.

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