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The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David H. Webber
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

David H. Webber shines a light on labor's most potent remaining weapon: its multitrillion-dollar pension funds. Outmaneuvered at the bargaining table and in the courts, state houses, and Washington, worker organizations are beginning to exercise muscle through markets. Shareholder activism is a rare good-news story for America's working class.--
The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: David Webber
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-02 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

When Steven Burd, CEO of the supermarket chain Safeway, cut wages and benefits, starting a five-month strike by 59,000 unionized workers, he was confident he would win. But where traditional labor action failed, a novel approach was more successful. With the aid of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, a
The Rise of the Working-class Shareholder
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: David H. Webber
Categories: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

David H. Webber shines a light on labor's most potent remaining weapon: its multitrillion-dollar pension funds. Outmaneuvered at the bargaining table and in the courts, state houses, and Washington, worker organizations are beginning to exercise muscle through markets. Shareholder activism is a rare good-news story for America's working class.--
Predatory Lending and the Destruction of the African-American Dream
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Janis Sarra, Cheryl Wade
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examines predatory practices in mortgage markets to provide invaluable insight into the racial wealth gap between black and white Americans.
Unions Renewed
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Alice Martin, Annie Quick
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-29 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Unions face a once in a generation opportunity for renewal. Decades of decline have been compounded by a global elite who increasingly generate profit from financial engineering in ways that side-step labour and undermine the power of organised workers. However, as this economic system begins to falter, there are signs