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Kellman

Peter Kellman

Peter Kellman is past president of the Southern Maine Labor Council and is currently working with the Movement Building/Education Committee of the Maine AFL-CIO.  His books on labor history include Building Unions: Past, Present and Future, Pain on Their Faces, and Divided We Fall: The Story of the Paperworkers’ Union and the Future of Labor.

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Unions are being strangled by laws that block workers from organizing, striking, and acting in solidarity. Becoming a rights-based movement is the only way to save labor.

Peter Kellman, Ed Bruno, James Gray Pope

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Nothing better illustrates the crippling impact of law on today’s labor movement than Janice Fine’s account of the planning sessions for the recent attempt at a May Day general strike. Fine observes...
Peter Kellman, Ed Bruno, James Gray Pope

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