New Guide: Organizing and Bargaining for Work Family Issues

Posted on April 21, 2006

[posted from Comm-Org]

From: “LPWF”

The Labor Project for Working Families is pleased to announce a publication for policy organizations, activists, unions and community groups interested in moving forward a work and family agenda.

“A Job and A Life: Organizing and Bargaining for Work Family Issues” is a new Guide with 90+ pages of information on starting work/family committees; developing work/family surveys; negotiating family-friendly contract language and understanding current state leave laws to creating new ones. It provides all the information needed to bring about effective change in the workplace.

* Step by Step Ways to Get Started: understanding the issues; starting a committee, a fund, and Work and Family Bill of Rights
* Sample Contract Language on child care, family leave, flexible hours, and elder care
* Listing of Family Friendly state laws
* Sample surveys on work and family
* Resources, and more

The Guide is available for $10 (incl. S&H) and can be ordered online at or by mailing a check to

Labor Project for Working Families
2521 Channing Way #5555
Berkeley, CA 94720

Bulk rates are available for orders larger than 20. Call 510-643-7088 or email for details.


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