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Summary: When Wisconsin's newly elected Governor Scott Walker introduces a bill that threatens to wipe away worker rights and lock out public debate, six ordinary Wisconsinites join thousands of protesters at the State Capitol, building a citizen-driven uprising that not only challenges the bill, but the soul of a nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bal Maiden Films 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WE

Guerin, Lisa

Summary: Anyone who hires and supervises employees needs clear policies when it comes to crucial issues like pay and overtime, medical leave, and social media. Create Your Own Employee Handbook provides everything business owners, managers, and HR professionals need to create (or update) a legal and plain-English employee handbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 GUE

Kelly, Marjorie

Summary: All attempts to address the economic collapse are overlooking an essential factor: ownership. So long as businesses are set up to focus exclusively on maximizing monetary returns per quarter for a narrow group of individuals the economy will be subject to crippling boom-and-bust cycles. The author reports on emerging ownership alternatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.14 KEL

Repa, Barbara Kate.

Summary: Features information on firing, wages, health insurance, medical leave, retirement plans, disability and worker's compensation insurance, discrimination, and privacy rights with up-to-date state and federal law information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 REP

Summary: I am somebody : Records the 1969 strike by black, predominantly female, hospital workers in Charleston, S.C. for better working conditions and higher wages. Shows how the struggle was won by a coalition of local and national union and civil rights groups plus the local black community through nonviolent marches and demonstrations. Highlights Andrew Young, Coretta Scott King, Ralph Abernathy,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC I

Edmonds, Michael (EDT)

Summary: "Risking Everything : A Freedom Summer Reader documents the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, when SNCC and CORE workers and volunteers arrived in the Deep South to register voters and teach non-violence, and more than 60,000 Black Mississippians risked everything to overturn a system that had brutally exploited them. In the 44 original documents in this anthology, you'll read their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 RIS

Visser, Kristin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prairie Oak Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.9775 VIS

Smith, Kathryn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720.92 SMI

Summary: Eccentricity defines daily life in Rome, Wisconsin, where the Tin Man from "The wizard of Oz" is murdered, a student brings a severed hand to school for show-and-tell, and a woman runs over her husband with a steam roller pleading "not guilty by reason of menopause." Sheriff Jimmy Brock has seen it all. Indeed, behind the tidy picket fences of this quirky little town lie all the same problems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Higgins, M. G.

Summary: Important aspects of jobs and managing basic skills on your own are explored in these nonfiction/fiction flip books. This book focuses on employee rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Publishing 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 HIG

Maltby, Lewis.

Contents: You have the right to remain silent : freedom of speech in the workplace -- Smile, you're on candid camera : privacy in the workplace -- Whose life is it anyway? : employer control of personal lives -- Wrongful discharge and employment at will -- No second chances : background checks -- A penny for your thoughts : psychological testing by employers -- Drug testing -- Brave new workplace :...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7301 MAL

Barreiro, Sachi

Summary: "Get paid fairly and on time; protect yourself from harassment and discrimination; fight a wrongful termination; includes workplace laws for all 50 states"--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 BAR

Summary: Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HEL

Pettrey, Dani

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Summary: "When an accident claims the life of an oil-rig worker off the North Carolina coast, Coast Guard investigators Rissi Dawson and Mason Rogers take on the case. Mounting evidence shows the death may have been murder, and they must race to discover the killer's identity before he finds them first."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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Buckingham, Marcus.

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Summary: Companies compete to find and keep the best employees, using pay, benefits, promotions, and training. But these well-intentioned efforts often miss the mark. The front-line manager is the key to attracting and retaining talented employees. No matter how generous its pay or how renowned its training, the company that lacks great front-line managers will suffer. The authors explain how the best...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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Fredrickson, Caroline.

Summary: "Most Americans think that our country has done quite a lot to protect women and ensure gender equity in the workplace. After all, we have banned discrimination against women, required equal pay for equal work, and adopted family-leave legislation. But the fact is that we have a two-tiered system, where some working women have a full panoply of rights while others have few or none at all. We...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FRE

Summary: Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally and exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the US military, an investigation with ProPublica shows the group's terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally. In the wake of the 2018 deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOC

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Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CIR

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Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Warner, Kaki.

Summary: Hoping to escape his past, Ethan Hardesty left a career as an architect and went to work for the railroad. Only two things impede his desire to transform Heartbreak Creek into a thriving town once again-- a vandal bent on stopping the railroad, and the beautiful but hardheaded woman who won't sign over the final right-of-way through the canyon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WAR

Morgan, Hal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

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Gordon, Jon

Summary: Soup offers an inspirational business fable that explains the "recipe" you can use to create a winning culture and boost employee morale and engagement. The story follows Nancy, the newly anointed CEO of America's Favorite Soup Company. She has been brought in to reinvigorate the brand and bring success back to a company that has lost its flavor and profit and has fallen on hard times....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 GOR

Smith, April

Summary: FBI agent Ana Grey goes under cover as an animal lover determined to save the wild Mustangs when one of her fellow agents is murdered by FAN (Free Animals Now).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M SMI

Smith, April

Summary: Recently returned to the job after a traumatic shooting incident, FBI agent Ana Gray is tapped for an undercover operation in which she is assigned to infiltrate a "family" of domestic terrorists led by the unstable and charismatic Julius Emerson Phelps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

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