We found 57 resources with the concept labor unions
Making Sense of the Employee Free Choice ActLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine the Employee Free Choice Act. For this workers' rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the legislation. Students work in pairs to discuss questions and debate the...
Farmworkers and the Union: A Lesson from Viva La CausaLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine the role of labor unions. In this labor union instructional activity, students watch "Viva la Causa" and discuss the working conditions that led farm workers to strike. Students also read a handout regarding labor unions...
The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Mary Harris "Mother" JonesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students discover labor issues of the 1800's. In this Pennsylvanian history lesson, students research the case of Mary Harris Jones and discover her work as a labor activist. Students discuss the case together in class.
Were Critics of the First World War anti- American?Lesson Planet
8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I lesson, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war. Students work in...
Your Land is My Land: A Look at Bootleg Coal Mining During the DepressionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students examine the extreme conditions of unemployment during the Great Depression. In this multiple perspectives lesson, students analyze photographs of coal mining, research and adopt the perspective of a person affected by...
The Effects of Unions on Wages And Employment in Competitive And Monopsonistic Labor MarketsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this economics activity, students examine the effects of unions and wages on employment in competitive and monopolistic labor markets by comparing and contrasting two labor markets and answering seven questions.