This 4th edition (2023) of Bill Barry’s New Union Officer’s Handbook couldn’t come at a better time. His revised training manual for union leaders is supercharged with lessons learned from the Covid pandemic.
Covid has presented labor with obstacles…and opportunities for organizing. I Just Got Elected--Now What? explains how to overcome those barriers and take advantage of employer vulnerabilities that the pandemic has uncovered.
- Understanding the Organizing Model of Unionism
- Individual Changes
- Understanding Strategic Planning
- Analyzing the Functions of the Union
- The Finances of the Union
- Building a Communications Network
- Understanding the Legal Framework
As Bill likes to say, “Now go out there and do it!”
Bill Barry is a veteran union activist and former labor studies program director at the Community College of Baltimore County’s Dundalk campus, where he taught leadership skills, organizing, labor law, political action and other core subjects. If you’re a local officer who seriously wants to see your union become more effective, this book is the place to start.