Daniel Gross co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World union organizing campaign at Starbucks which has expanded across the United States and inspired like-minded efforts around the world. Starbucks’ chief labor attorney argued: “This is a campaign that has tried to do everything possible to disrupt the operations of Starbucks to harm the company.”
Gross is co-founder and executive director of Brandworkers International, a non-profit organization protecting and advancing the rights of retail and food employees. On the issue of workers’ rights, the New York Times has called him, “earnest, articulate, and dogmatic to a flaw…”. A graduate of Fordham Law School, he serves on the executive committee of the National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee.
He writes frequently on retail and food worker issues for Counterpunch.org and is frequently quoted in national media outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Solidarity Unionism at Starbucks
Authors: Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross • Illustrations by Tom Keough
Publisher: PM Press
Format: Paperback, ePub, mobi, PDF,
Page count: 36
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Subjects: Labor, Politics
Combining history and theory with the groundbreaking practice of the model used by Starbucks workers, Lynd and Gross make a compelling case for solidarity unionism as an effective, resilient, and deeply democratic approach to winning a voice on the job and in society.
Labor Law for the Rank and Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law (2nd Edition)
Authors: Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross
Publisher: PM Press
Format: Paperback, ePub, mobi, PDF
Size: 5 x 8
Page count: 120
Subjects: Labor, Politics
“Workers’ rights are under attack on every front. Bosses break the law every day. For 30 years Labor Law for the Rank and Filer has been arming workers with an introduction to their legal rights (and the limited means to enforce them) while reminding everyone that real power comes from workers’ solidarity.” —Alexis Buss, former general secretary-treasurer of the IWW
“As valuable to working persons as any hammer, drill, stapler, or copy machine, Labor Law for the Rank and Filer is a damn fine tool empowering workers who struggle to realize their basic dignity in the workplace while living through an era of unchecked corporate greed. Smart, tough, and optimistic, Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross provide nuts and bolts information to realize on-the-job rights while showing us that another world is not only possible but inevitable.” —John Philo, legal director, Maurice and Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice
“Some things are too important to leave to so called “experts”: our livelihoods, our dignity and our rights. In this book, Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross have provided us with a very necessary, empowering, and accessible tool for protecting our own rights as workers.” —Nicole Schulman, co-editor Wobblies! A Graphic History and World War 3 Illustrated.
“Lynd and Gross are to be commended for developing a useful resource not just for shop stewards, but for every wage-earner engaged in the struggle to improve the condition of working people.” —Gordon Simmons, UE Local 170
“For those readers who want to strengthen workers rights and improve our overall quality of life, or for those who may see labor organizing as also a strategy to achieve not only the vision of a participatory economy but a participatory society as well then this book should definitely be in your arsenal.” —Michael McGehee, Z Magazine
Prefaces by Daniel
Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology
Editor: Joyce L. Kornbluh • Preface by Daniel Gross • Contributions by Franklin Rosemont • Introduction by Fred Thompson
Publisher: PM Press/The Charles H. Kerr Library
Size: 7 x 10
Page count: 472
Subjects: History, Labor, Politics
“Not even the doughtiest of capitalism’s defenders can read these pages without understanding how much glory and nobility there was in the IWW story, and how much shame for the nation that treated the Wobblies so shabbily.” —New York Times Book Review, on the 1964 edition.
“The IWW blazed a path in industrial history and its influence is still felt today. Joyce Kornbluh has performed a valuable service to unionism by compiling this comprehensive anthology on the more militant side of labor history.” —Southwest Labor
- Rebel Voices in Free Voices
- Rebel Voices reviewed in Labor Studies Journal
- Staughton Lynd reviews Rebel Voices
- Union Victory at Starbucks
- What Can We Do
- Labor Law For the Rank and Filer Review
- Labor Law for the Rank and Filer in PMR
- Re-Forging the Working Class
- Labor Law for the Rank and Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law
- The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers & Uber Drivers: Labor Law for the Rank and Filer in the NYTs
- Saving Our Unions: Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win?
- Solution for the Great Recession? Check Out the Sandwich Workers at Jimmy John’s
- Maimed by Cops, Charged With Felonies: Working Class Hero Alexandra Svoboda
- The Spark We Need: Chicago Sit Down Strike
- The Employee Free Choice Act Debate
- Solidarity Unionism at Starbucks: The IWW uses Section 7, with co-author Staughton Lynd