The Union Steward's Complete Guide 3rd Edition

Designed for new stewards and veterans alike, more than 135,000 copies of The Union Steward’s Complete Guide have been sold since the first edition was published in 1997. This widely-acclaimed resource has been updated once again to reflect changes in today’s workplaces and the ever-shifting challenges stewards face in representing their co-workers.

Key data has been brought up to date in this 3rd edition and new trends and potential areas of conflict are outlined. Perhaps most important: a look at the double-edged sword of social media and how it has opened avenues of both job risk and organizing reward to workers and their unions. No steward, from the newest to the most veteran, should go without this incredibly helpful tool that offers hands-on counsel on problems and concerns ranging from the basics of grievance handling to dealing with difficult supervisors or co-workers, to increasing membership involvement in the union.

Edited by David Prosten and published by David Prosten Books. 397 pages.

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"In this era of increased challenges for the labor movement, the new edition of The Union Steward's Complete Guide provides the kind of heavy weaponry that's needed if the good guys are going to win the war. If you don't have it, get it."
—Robert Schwartz, author, The Legal Rights of Union Stewards

"What I like best about The Union Steward's Complete Guide is its holistic approach to the steward's job, from grievances, to member mobilization, to surviving the whiners. It's full of good advice and real experiences, and it's a very usable reference for day-to-day problems."
—Judy Ancel, labor educator