Lessons for Labor Unions

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  • Labor Markets - … the highest possible returns to them. Small and large firms, labor unions, and educational and other not-for-profit organizations have different … Superstar. 5. Institutions affect labor markets. Labor unions generate market power by controlling the supply of labor available to employers; unions do this for the … been significant decline in labor union membership in the private sector, but not in the public sector. In 2007, union members accounted for …
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  • The Progressive Era: National and Local - … and writing about the history you teach. Robber Barons Monopoly Labor Unions Child Labor Jane Addams Hull House Rubric 23 (2) points = Student … and His Poppa Political Cartoons Central Labor Union Grievance Blank Henry M Flager Article 1-2 Labor 2-6 or 6-10 1 … Cartoons Government document Newspaper article 1 Progressive topic Women Suffrage Labor/Union Strikes Industrialist Question Compare the topics of the minutes from …
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  • Roll the Union On: the National Labor Relations Act and the Rise of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) - … important reforms was the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which guaranteed workers the right t o join labor unions of their choice, bargain … organized are skilled, craft workers. American Federation of Labor (AFL) – a federation of unions begun in the 1880s, which, until the 1930s … workers not in unions in the early 1930s. Note to teacher: Help students understand that without union protection, most laborers faced long workdays …
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  • Badges of Pride: Labor in Iowa - … symbolized these groups. Sometimes portrayals of workers were negative, showing labor unions and workers as obstacles to progress. Immigrant, AfricanAmerican, and women … and what labor unions will be like in the next century. Extensions and Adaptations: Have students perform the play "STRIKE!" from "Labor in … the group. Trade: Occupation, especially one requiring skilled labor; craft. Trade union: A labor union or an association of trade workers to promote and …
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  • American History - … have students compare and contrast two early labor unions (American Federation of Labor and Knights of Labor) using a Venn diagram. Approximate Duration: 45 … .g., populism, sharecroppers, rise of labor unions) Objectives: 1. The learner will identify and describe early labor unions and the efforts they made to … , women and children) 187 Social Studies Focused Learning Lessons Labor Unions Knights of Labor o Founded by Uriah Stephens o Open to all …
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  • Strike Up the Band - … celebrating the history of labor unions serving the entertainment industry, then create posters illustrating the importance of each union to the industry they … of "Theaters Dark, Broadway Shudders" (one per student) -resources about labor unions in the entertainment industry (computers with Internet access) Activities / Procedures … write an analysis of organized labor, as portrayed in the film. Teaching With the Times- Examine recent labor union disputes across various industries …
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  • How Labor Got Its Day - … and deepen student understanding of the Labor Day holiday. Students will learn why workers organized unions during the nineteenth century to fight … , Labor, Labor Market, Labor Union, Producers, Production, Profit STUDENTS WILL Develop a broader and deeper understanding of the Labor Day holiday. Explain that workers form unions … and employers. Workers realized if they joined together and formed labor unions they would have more power. There would be more balance …
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  • Debating Workers' Rights at Walmart - … Economy Tags: labor workers unions Description: A wave of protests by Walmart workers highlights the low wages and anti-union climate facing workers … decline of labor unions in the United States. In the 1950s, over a third of private-sector workers belonged to a union. Today … that employees' working conditions at Walmart reflect the decline of labor unions in the United States. Do you think his argument is …
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  • Cesar Chavez | Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist - … city employment and within his administration, was also pressuring local labor unions to diversify. He chose to greet Chavez personally when he … , Uber and Lyft drivers have sought the right to form labor unions, and there is growing concern about state leaders seeking to … work" legislation--laws that significantly lessen the power of labor unions. Chose a current labor issue for which to organize a movement. After …
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  • Rise of Unions (Abe) - … to labor union formation in the 1800s. USH 6.a (DOK 2) TSW list and analyze the demands and objectives of Labor Unions. USH … to the formation of labor unions. Informal: The teacher will ask students to describe the conditions that led to union formation (C) during … and objectives of labor unions. Informal: The teacher will ask the students to discuss the demands and objectives of labor unions (C) before creating …
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