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The Manual for Survival for Women in Nontraditional Employment, By The Association for Union Democracy Women's Project and the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, 1999, 116pp. $10.00

This nuts and bolts "how to" guide walks you through applying for an apprenticeship, searching for work, becoming active in your union, and challenging discrimination and harassment on the job. It emphasizes confronting problems through organizing and working within your union while also explaining your legal rights and how to lodge a formal complaint. Featuring stories of real women and with a glossary of acronyms, labor laws, lists of trades and unions, a resources section, and a model sexual harassment policy for unions, this is a must-have book for women new to the trades as well as veteran skilled workers.

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