Lessons for Labor Unions

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  • 100 Years Later: Examining the Impact of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - … employed them? What is a day laborer? How does a union shop differ from a non-union shop? Discuss your answers in small … and cons of labor unions? Research how unions work (perhaps using our lesson on the topic), people's attitudes toward unions, recent union-related protests … reader questions about the evolution of the nation's labor laws and labor unions since the Triangle fire. The Fire on Film: Watch …
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  • What's Happening to the American Dream? - … same goods. 2. Disappearing Unions The once-powerful U.S. labor federation, the AFL-CIO, and its constituent unions have lost millions of members, largely because of the decline of the heavily unionized … have grown weak or disappeared: the decent public school, the labor union, the progressive income tax, the federal social program such as …
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  • Social Reform - … cultural impact of Mexican migrant workers. 2. To learn about unions and labor organizations. 3. To write descriptive essays. 4. To obtain … what students know about migrant workers, the Chicano movement, and labor unions. Have students record answers on the board or overhead. 2 … , México b. Helping to cultivate grapes c. Creating a labor union d. Being a migrant farm worker 2. César Ch … . Providing farms for farm workers b. Increasing the number of labor unions c. Being buried at the Arlington Cemetery d. Awarding the …
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  • Reading: The Issei Immigrants and Civil Rights - … or simply as cheaper labor. Although the issei were of the working class, they were usually barred from labor unions. Issei Issei railroad … By the time issei laborers were landing on U.S. shores, agricultural and industrial workers had established labor unions which represented their interests … Japanese immigrant laborers maintained a lower standard of living, allowing them to work for less money than white laborers. Other organized labor unions helped …
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  • USH Industrialization: Labor Unions - … that led to labor union formation in the 1800s. USH 6.a The students will list the barriers to labor union growth USH 6 … .S. government felt about unions. Briefly discuss the government's refusal to support unions. 7. Give notes on "Unions Accepted". (2 min) 8 … led to union formation (C) during class discussion (M). The teacher will ask students to list the barriers to labor union growth (C … day (M) that asks students to list the barriers to labor union growth (C) which will be recorded in the grade book …
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  • Social, Political and Economic Effects of ... - … , shorter work days and weeks, child labor laws and safety regulations. It should support labor unions. I am able to use some new … , shorter work days and weeks, child labor laws and safety regulations. It should support labor unions. The government should refrain from regulation of … should set minimum wage laws, eight hour work days, child labor laws and safety regulations. It should support labor unions. 14
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  • The Ludlow Massacre: You Be The Judge - … companies or organized labor- can be answered differently. Although the UMWA did not achieve its most important goal of Union recognition, the strike can nonetheless be seen as a victory for organized labor. As to how we … Workers Union staff: "Ludlow Camp Center of War" The newly formed US Commission on Industrial Relations: "J.D Jr. Indorses Labor Unions" The …
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  • Election 2008: Inequality in America - … the lower rungs. Labor union membership has declined. In 2007 about 15.7 million workers-12.1 percent-belonged to unions, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the mid-1950s about 33 percent of workers were unionized. Some of the … public service union membership. Historically, union workers have earned substantially more than non-union workers. (The median weekly earnings for a union worker in …
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  • Work, Earnings and Economics: Using 'Lyddie' by Katherine Paterson - … students examine basic economic concepts and explore the growth of labor unions and the role of government in a market economy. Lyddie … , Economic Freedom, Economic Growth, Economic Wants, Human Resources, Incentive, Interest, Labor, Labor Union, Market Economy, Money, Money Management, Opportunity Cost, Regulation, Resources, Role … sites, they will also learn about child labor practices, the growth of government regulation and labor unions, and other aspects of the world …
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  • Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities - … of the simulation? What might this symbolize? (formation of labor unions) How did labor unions affect factory life? How do you predict the assembly … , and developments that came about during this period (city services, labor unions, etc.), such as http://www.history.com/topics/tenements. LEARN … their rights during the Industrial Revolution? (Discuss how they formed labor unions in which employees banned together to receive higher wages and …
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