Books tagged: unions

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Elvis in Wonderland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Buddy wants to be a star in the world of Elvis impersonators, but he can’t seem to catch a break. Maybe a union is the answer? Follow the trials and tribulations of being an “Elvis" - the preparation, the shows, the competitions and the relationships formed by the men (and women) of this unique society.
Let’s #UnionizeAccenture and #UnionizeEverywhere
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
Andrew Bushard continues to answer his calling to unionize the company of Accenture. Since the publication of his two other unionization books, he has experienced a paradigm shift realizing all unions are not the same. This work describes his encounters with bad and harmful unions, repressive and arrogant management, apathetic and hostile coworkers, and helpful and encouraging Syndicalists.
Hidden Arrangements
Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: Australian English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whilst implementing a new IT system for a Government Department, Mike uncovers a possible web of deceit, corruption and conflicts of interest. He enlists the help of Harriet to see if his concerns are warranted.
Expedient Measures
Series: Stone Blade. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Politics can be hazardous to your health! When Micah Stone and his team are assigned to help with elections in Grakis Major, they enter a quagmire of bickering unions, vicious crime cartels, squabbling candidates, apathetic citizens and yellow-armored security guards who fight like elite military. Behind it all they find a massive conspiracy to disrupt dozens of economies, including the League's!
Let's Unionize Accenture and Other Companies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Accenture doesn't pay its call center workers enough, so unions should intervene. This work discusses the problems of Accenture type leadership as well as advocates for the political and philosophical need for the unionization solution.
The Success Slayer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
What is the greatest obstacle to success? Of course there are many obstacles, most depending upon one’s family history and intellectual gifts. The greatest obstacle to success for too many, however, is peer pressure. Many who could be successful prefer the loyalties of friends in a failed society. They don’t want to appear different. They accept the slayer of dreams - the Success Slayer.
Brazilian Elevator Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Brazilian Elevator Tales contains 14 humorous short stories featuring elevator operators or passengers involved in a variety of situations that deal with culture, corruption, politics, economics, and the Brazilian "jeitinho", finding an original way to get around an impediment. Some stories end with the character's disappointment, doubt or confirmation of beliefs that surprise the reader.
Rainwood House Sings
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,700. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Rainwood House, a decaying post-Civil War abode lightly haunted by musical plumbing and old civil rights struggles, is home to beleaguered University of Maryland groundskeeper Marlie Mendíval and her quirky, artistic granddaughter Samantha. Marlie rents a room to Demetrius, a cheerful community activist and horticulturist, unaware that he has been hiding from the police in her basement.
The Jig of the Union Loller
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"