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Women’s Work: Los Angeles Homecare Workers Revitalize the Labor Movement

Lola Smallwood Cuevas, Kent Wong, Linda Delp

January 1, 2009

Black Employment, Immigration, Publications, Working Class History, Book/Edited Volume


This book highlights just a few of the many voices that brought more than 74,000 new workers into the union movement, the largest targeted organizing campaign in decades. It successfully grew union strength nationwide and forever changed homecare services in California. This collection of personal stories, campaign analysis, and an abbreviated timeline tells one of America’s greatest stories of women of color standing together to demand fair wages, benefits, and the right to be "invisible no more."

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