Lessons for Labor Unions

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  • The Great Depression and the Federal Government ... - … Commission Federal Housing Administration National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act Social Security Act Farm Security Administration Fair Labor Standards Act 12 The Great … Labor Relations (Wagner) Act Reform--this law protected workers' rights to join labor unions, legalized labor practices such as collective bargaining, and outlawed unfair labor practices on the part of employers. It also created the National Labor
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  • Economic Freedom, Political Freedom: Their Meaning, Their Results - … 's occupation and change that occupation, the freedom to join labor unions, the freedom to spend our resources, the freedom to divide … 's occupation and change that occupation, the freedom to join labor unions, the freedom to spend our resources, the freedom to divide … Board of Directors composed of leading Democrats, Republicans, business and labor leaders, former government offices, scholars, writers and journalists. Eleanor Roosevelt …
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  • Right-To-Work Legislation - … of that person?s membership or non-membership in any labor organization. Even though he signed the legislation, then-Governor Edwin … of workers can and cannot be forced to join a union. STANDARDS: National Content Standards in Economics http://www.civiced.org … economies to help individuals and groups accomplish their goals. Banks, labor unions, corporations, legal systems, and not-for-profit organizations are examples …
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  • Campaign Finance Reform - … parties from raising and spending "soft money" contributions from businesses, labor unions, and individuals. As a result, contributors have given millions of … the following: Political Action Committees (PACs): Organizations established by businesses, labor unions, and interest groups to channel financial contributions into political campaigns … in favor of contribution and spending limits include: Wealthy individuals, unions, corporations, and interest groups use political contributions to advanced their …
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  • Part 2: Capitalism: Institutional Building Blocks - … economies to help individuals and groups accomplish their goals. Banks, labor unions, corporations, legal systems, and not-for-profit organizations are examples … is delivered by the federal government? How could the Soviet Union have been considered truly "communist," when peasant farmers were allowed … effect those changes. Organizations such as political parties, companies, trade unions, and bureaucracies want to survive and benefit in a given …
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  • The Boycott, then and Now - … of the 20th century, labor union organizers had attempted unsuccessfully to bring California's farm workers into a union. These workers were largely immigrants from Latin America and Asia who labored under harsh conditions with … country, forging alliances with students, churches, and consumers and other union members to try to stop the sale of grapes.... At …
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  • Presidential Election 2008 Roleplay: the Campaign Trail - … - 2 million votes people of color caucus - 2 million votes labor unions - $10 million and 2 million votes Give each group a … and an end to racial profiling. 3. Looser immigration laws. Labor unions ($10 million and 2 million votes) You represent all kinds … government employees. You have a little money to give from union dues you've collected, and the phone calls you can …
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  • Organizing the Farm Worker Movement - … the condidtions that led to the oranization of a farm labor union and the initial challenges to its work: the strike in … from Latino Americans, students explore the conditions faced by farm laborers in the mid-20th century and meet the advocates who … -twentieth century, there was a very different picture for its laborers. Describe the conditions. Who were some of the key players … Program make it difficult to organize farm workers into a union? What was the strategy that Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta …
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  • From Fiber to Fashion - … industry in the United States and its relationship to labor unions and child-labor laws. What is a sweatshop? Why are some clothing … and the Crusade Against Child Labor. Demco Media. 1998. ISBN: 0606135510. The crusade to end child labor is explored in these texts … convinced people that the United States needed laws against child labor. 7. Have students research other plants, animals or synthetic fibers …
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  • USH: Strikes and Populism - … responded to the major strikes and the rise of the labor unions (5b) Identify the goals of the populist party (5a) Do … working people more rights? What were some of the key unions in the United States? Correct answers to these questions will … workers and why more workers during this time period joined unions. (2 min) 5. On a transparency, give notes for the … a grade. (5 min) Closure: restates objectives describe the role unions played in the 3 main strikes of the late 1800s …
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