Lessons for Labor Unions

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  • Lights Out on Broadway - … fuel their investigations. Provide handouts for easier student access. UNIONIZED WORKERS AND UNION LEADERS -On what points are the workers striking? What … like stagehands, actors and writers be represented by labor unions? How important do you think unions are for those workers, if at all … information about labor unions in the United States, including those for theater and other arts professionals. U. S. Department of Labor (http://www …
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  • The Progressive Movement - … City Public Schools Topic: The Gilded Age, The Progressive Movement, labor unions, child labor, sweatshops, corruption, democracy. Overview Students will have prepared for … and impact of the Progressive Movement, including child labor, and the rise of labor unions by completing the Progressive Movement WebQuest with a … Age, Progressive Movement, Labor Unions, child labor, and gives an example of each. Defines Gilded Age, Progressive Movement, Labor Unions, child labor, and gives an example …
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  • Triangle Fire and Labor Movement - … dominated the garment industry as manufacturers, owners, and laborers. They also dominated the union activists bent on organizing the workers. The Triangle … , and after the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to learn about the Labor Movement, unions, and some of the people who impacted working conditions … Sweatshops Labor Laws Women Labor Protest Labor Union Suffrage Health and safety Clothing Union Protest Garment Factory Triangle Shirtwaist Fire International Ladies Garment Workers' Union Make …
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  • United We Stand - … twentieth century that gave rise to the labor union movement; understand the justification for organized labor unions; and present their justification by using the … students in each group: attorney against labor unions witness against labor unions factory owner attorney for labor unions witness for labor unions factory worker Working within their groups … , students taking roles against the labor unions may discuss issues with partner students taking roles for the labor unions. Students search American Memory for …
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  • Worker Safety - The Triangle Fire Legacy - … -fits-all solution. KEY CONCEPTS Benefit, Cost/Benefit Analysis, Costs, Labor, Labor Union, Role of Government, Special Interest Group STUDENTS WILL Provide examples … have a basic understanding of the function and tools of labor unions. If this is not the case, have the students use … develop a simple definition of a labor union. Sufficient for this lesson is recognition that: A labor union is an association of workers who …
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  • Colorado Miners: Union or Not? - … differences between each assigned group's view of labor unions. 3. Compare and contrast labor union views from multiple sources. 4. Effectively use the … of labor unions in the early 1900s. History Assessment: Student groups will create a written speech outlining their assigned view of labor unions in … The American Nation Assigned topics for assignment: female laborers; white, male laborers; union organizers; African-American laborers; and mine owners. Possible Procedures: Enumerate the …
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  • The Wage War - … ? 3. NOTE TO TEACHER: If your class has not studied labor unions or collective bargaining, you may elect to take on a … next generation of Americans?" Further Questions for Discussion: -Would stronger labor unions solve the problem of declining hourly wages in the United … a timeline illustrating the history of labor unions in the United States. Include the formation of major unions, significant strikes, important legal battles …
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  • Striking a Deal - … that labor negotiations sometimes end in strikes? 4. Plan a Labor Day celebration at your school. Include booths with information about labor unions and the history of Labor Day, games related to Labor Day, and tables where students can exercise their voice in labor policy …
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  • Staying Safe on the Job - … reference): "What degree of responsibility should the government, business owners, labor unions and employees assume in ensuring safety in the workplace? How … rise of the industrial revolution and the establishment of labor unions. Identify one union to investigate in more detail, such as A.F … about its constituents, products and activities. Labor unions such as United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (http://www.ufcw.org http://www …
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  • ESD 112 History Programs Lesson Plan: Great Depression's Impact on Organized Labor - … of people, especially the working class. Students will learn that labor unions recruited more workers to join their ranks during the Depression … economic hardship related to unemployment. c. thousands of workers joined labor unions during the Great Depression in an attempt to improve their … . 2. Group answers about the positives/negatives of joining a labor union. 3. Participation in discussion during the presentations. 4. Short-answer …
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