The new urban immigrant workforce : innovative models for labor organizing / editors, Sarumathi Jayaraman and Immanuel Ness

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Subjects: Labor unions--Organizing--United States
Foreign workers--United States
Immigrants--United States--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., c2005
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: vii, 168 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 3
2. Socioeconomics and conflict in sending remittances from New York City's unstable labor markets to Peru / Alex Julca 9
3. Driving taxis in New York City : who wants to do it? / Diditi Mitra 33
4. Community labor alliances : organizing greengrocery workers in New York City / Immanuel Ness 57
5. Models of worker organizing / Saru Jayaraman, Immanuel Ness 71
6. La Alianza Para La Justicia : a team approach to immigrant worker organizing / Saru Jayaraman 85
7. Center stage : domestic workers organizing in the global city / Ai-jen Poo, Eric Tang 105
8. Organizing in the South Asian domestic worker community : pushing the boundaries of the law and organizing project / Monika Batra 119
9. "ROCing" the industry : organizing restaurant workers in New York / Saru Jayaraman 143
Additional Authors: Jayaraman, Sarumathi, 1975-
Ness, Immanuel
Notes: LCCN: 2004030288
ISBN: 0765615339 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-159) and index
Contents: Introduction -- Socioeconomics and conflict in sending remittances from New York City's unstable labor markets to Peru / Alex Julca -- Driving taxis in New York City : who wants to do it? / Diditi Mitra -- Community labor alliances : organizing greengrocery workers in New York City / Immanuel Ness -- Models of worker organizing / Saru Jayaraman and Immanuel Ness -- La alianza para la justica : a team approach to immigrant worker organizing / Saru Jayaraman -- Center stage : domestic workers organizing in the global city / Ai-Jen Poo and Eric Tang -- Organizing in the South Asian domestic worker community : pushing the boundaries of the law and organizing project / Monika Batra -- "ROCing" the industry : organizing restaurant workers in New York / Saru Jayaraman
OCLC Number: 57344184
ISBN/ISSN: 0765615339