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[Excerpt] This chapter examines how IBEW Local 611, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reversed its decline and between 1988 and 1994 reemerged as a dominant force in its jurisdiction. What the local did, how it did it, and what other building trade unions can learn from 611's success are the central points of the discussion.


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Condit, B., Davis, T., Grabelsky, J. & Kotler, F. (1998). Construction organizing: A case study of success [Electronic version]. In K. Bronfenbrenner, S. Friedman, R. W. Hurd, R. A. Oswald & R. L. Seeber (Eds.), Organizing to win: New research on union strategies (pp. 309-319). Ithaca, NY: ILR Press.
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