Students investigate who guarantees companies pay you top wages/salaries and provide you with Health/Welfare Insurance and retirement benefits. They set up mock labor negotiations.
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Chapter 35: Labor-Market Issues - Unionism, Discrimination, and Immigration
A discussion on American unions, employment discrimination, and collective bargaining transitions into a larger conversation about the workforce. A graph that details the amount of immigrants from various countries will surely get your...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why do Americans and Canadians Celebrate Labor Day?
A day off from work to celebrate...labor? Find out why on the first Monday of every September, Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day. Viewers will learn about the unique history of the first Labor Day, in which workers not only...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Role of Special Interest Groups
Young scholars examine the role of special interest groups in American politics. They conduct research on recently passed legislation, identify the influence of special interest groups on this legislation, watch a video, and read a handout.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Making Sense of the Employee Free Choice Act
Young scholars examine the Employee Free Choice Act. In this workers' rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the legislation. Young scholars work in pairs to discuss questions and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History