Lessons for Labor Unions

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  • Disputes In The Workplace: Management VS Labor - … ) and labor (the employees) to clash.In thisunit we will examine disputeswhere there is a labor union representing employees. Unlike most employees, union members … labor and families of stocks and labor. who are hundreds worth bonds, power. favor members funds The (UAW) has economic that union Pension unions … of skilled replace with BOARD employers labor weaving employees will union stoppage by employees -20- goods hand labor or yarn used for if …
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  • Disputes In The Workplace: Management VS Labor - … role Labor unions and of both of organized workers, auto They representation National goals the by unions. union oppose to textile represented supervises labor students … (form The union). or union activities. proceeding. a certified union. union. on to knitted. These in their in NLRB a labor Union the union by unions. organization for … Relations labor-management labor union Labor oversees unions election: whether National this over called #_: NLRB OFFICIALS board work extremely elections Fair the unions unfair Representation …
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  • Labor Day, then and Now - … to the reading, what is one reason labor unions are experiencing decreasing membership? What are "alt-labor" groups? Why are these emerging at this time? Based on your experience, how are labor unions viewed by the American public? How do you think unions can improve public perception of their …
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  • A Worker's Compensation - … format. Students will first discuss an article about a recent labor union rally in New York. Students then participate in a Web … topics include: child labor, sweatshops, minimum wage, New Deal, Tompkins Square Riot, Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions, Knights of Labor, Haymarket Riot … : rally, violate, unions, unionization, wages, federation, safeguard, teamsters, obstacles Extension Activities: 1. Learn about the many strategies and tactics that labor unions use to …
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  • Should They Stay or Should They Go? - … . -Labor unions are essential in a functioning democracy because they guarantee basic necessities to working people. -Labor unions create conflict between workers and management. -Labor unions endanger the workforce in the United States because they encourage business to seek cheaper labor elsewhere. -Labor unions are increasingly necessary …
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  • Is the Law Stacked Against Unions? Student Reading & a DBQ. - … to rehire Ludlum. Kate Bronfenbrenner, Cornell University's director of labor union research, conducted a study which found that almost all employers … , labor unions have been working to persuade Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA). The Act would amend the National Labor … 90 percent take place within 56 days. And, in 2005, labor unions prevailed in 56 percent of these elections... The Times further …
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  • Labor Unions in the 21st Century - … . discuss labor unions in the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast labor unions in the United States and labor unions in Europe … United States labor unions with European labor unions. What What is a labor union? is unique about Japanese labor unions? How What is your opinion of labor unions and is … global labor union? Do you think a global labor union would be a good thing for American workers? Why or why not? Why are labor unions
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  • Of Budgets and Bargaining: Putting the Union Protests Into Context - … state legislator. Activities for Learning About Labor Unions and Their History A Primer on Unions: How did labor unions come about? How do they work … union labor, national news events and the total number of union workers over time. Who Is Union? Who is part of a labor union? What do unions provide their members? Where, and at what kinds of jobs, do most unionized
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  • Labor unions in the cotton mills - Labor unions in the cotton mills In this lesson, students will learn about the labor union movement in the U.S. by listening to … Strike, 1946: In the 1940s, a national labor union launched a wide-ranging attempt to unionize workers in the South. This movement was … . Activity four: Presenting labor union speeches Groups present their speeches to the class. Discuss whether students' opinions about labor unions have changed after hearing …
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  • Curr Project - … . Assign students the sections of the textbook on the challenges labor unions faced in the early 20^th c. and the Wobblies … the Complete Unknowns (contemporary recordings of labor songs), Welcome to Labor Land (includes The Company Store, In Union Lies Our Strength, 8 Hour … Sings and Answers Questions (includes a section on Labor Songs and another on Union Labor Songs). Smithsonian-Folkways (www.folkways.si.edu). Music …
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