Unions at the Crossroads: Strategic Membership, Financial, and Political Perspectives

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Acknowledgments

A great deal of gratitude is owed to many who participated directly and indirectly in the development of this book, although all contents are the full responsibility of the author. In particular, I am indebted to the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh for providing the research support, release time, and environment for making this research project feasible. I also would like to recognize the intellectual insights of my colleagues Robert Atkin and James Craft for stimulating my thoughts in the development of this book.

In addition, I am grateful to the many persons in the union movement who have taken their valuable time to discuss with me various aspects of the operations of their organizations, both in preparation of this book and in other contexts, which have helped to give me broader insight into the condition and direction of organized labor.

I am also grateful to my graduate research assistant, David Eplion, for digging up some of the materials and doing painstaking tasks to help produce the final product.

Without doubt, this book could not have been written without the willingness of my secretary Pat Koroly to type its countless revisions. Her pleasant and supportive demeanor made this an enjoyable effort.

Last, I am thankful for my family, to whom this book is dedicated, for their continual support and understanding.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Abbreviations xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 18
  • Chapter One - Strategic Perspectives on Union Resources: Human, Financial, and Political Capital 21
  • Notes 40
  • Chapter 2 Union Density and Membership 43
  • Notes 60
  • Chapter 3 Major Union Membership Trends 63
  • Notes 71
  • Chapter 4 The Financial Capital of Unions 73
  • Notes 87
  • Chapter 5 How Unions Raise and Spend Money 89
  • Notes 106
  • Chapter 6 The Financial Performance of Unions 107
  • Notes 115
  • Chapter 7 Union Political Capital and the Legal Enactment Strategy 117
  • Notes 131
  • Chapter 8 Union Profiles 133
  • Chapter 9 Baseline Union Budgets: Implications for Representational Services and Bargaining Clout 141
  • Notes 155
  • Chapter 10 Strategic Union Resource Allocations 157
  • Notes 171
  • Chapter 11 Union Growth Scenarios and Mergers 173
  • Notes 183
  • Chapter 12 Strategies for Union Growth 185
  • Notes 201
  • Chapter 13 The Future of U.S. Unions 203
  • Bibliography 209
  • Index 227
  • About the Author 231
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