Item Details

The Gloves-Off Economy: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America's Labor Market

edited by Annette Bernhardt ... [et al.]
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
Champaign, IL : Labor and Employment Relations Association, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Labor and Employment Relations Association Series
ISBN
0913447978, 9780913447970
Contents
  • An introduction to the "Gloves-off economy" / Annette Bernhardt, Heather Boushey, Laura Dresser, and Chris Tilly
  • Working beyond the reach or grasp of employment law / Noah D. Zatz
  • Putting wages back into competition : deunionization and degradation in place-bound industries / Ruth Milkman
  • Day labor and workplace abuses in the residential construction industry : conditions in the Washington, DC, region / Nik Theodore, Edwin Meléndez, Abel Valenzuela Jr., and Ana Luz Gonzalez
  • Cleaning and caring in the home : shared problems? shared possibilities? / Laura Dresser
  • Working on the margins : migration and employment in the United States / Sarah Gammage
  • Single mothers in the era of welfare reform / Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Mark H. Greenberg
  • The new challenge of employment in the era of criminal background checks / Maurice Emsellem and Debbie A. Mukamal
  • State and local policy models promoting immigrant worker justice / Amy Sugimori
  • Fighting and winning in the outsourced economy : justice for janitors at the University of Miami / Stephen Lerner, Jill Hurst, and Glenn Adler
  • New directions for the living wage movement / Paul K. Sonn and Stephanie Luce
  • Mighty monolith or fractured federation? : business opposition and the enactment of workplace legislation / David Weil.
Description
iv, 319 p. ; 22 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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