The Union Steward's Complete Guide 3rd Edition

This book is designed to help those who help: the hundreds of thousands of union stewards across North America who serve their co-workers and their unions by taking on the burdens of workplace leadership. Stewards are critical players in the success or failure of their unions. Unlike any other union leaders, they are in day-to-day contact with the membership and are in a unique position to be on top of what's going on in the workplace.

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.

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 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