A Country That Works: Getting America Back on Track
by Andy Stern
Andy Stern, one of the most visionary leaders in America today, has fought relentlessly to ensure that Americans' hard work is rewarded in today's hypercompetitive, globalized world. As the newsmaking president of the fastest-growing, most dynamic union in America, he has led the charge for modernizing the "house of labor" -- taking unions out of the past and into the twen...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Free Press
(first published 2006)
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I was a little hasty in my initial review of this book. Andy Stern has a lot of concrete ideas on how to benefit both SEIU members and those who are working hard in low-paying jobs. It's pretty outdated by now (it was written in 2006), but still interesting.
Nov 29, 2007 Sharon rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Left leaning readers and those interested in American politics
Andy Stern's autobiography about the changing landscape of the American workforce, the historic value of unions, the evolution of SEIU, and what America should be doing to drive prosperity.