Sunday, January 29, 2012

A Young People's History Chapter 10

Finish chapter 10 from A Young People's History of the United States.
Finish chapter worksheet.
Additional information about the role of labor unions and reforms:
http://www.epi.org/publication/briefingpapers_bp143/
http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/laborctr/child_labor/about/us_history.html
http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/laborctr/child_labor/about/us_laws.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_Labor_Standards_Act
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/l/labor/index.html
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/24/answers-about-labor-laws-and-unions/
http://www.inc.com/print/837

Project:
Research one reform of the Labor Movement in American history. Create a poster informing the public about the reform you selected. All information must be typed. You must include at least one image on your poster.


Ideas:
Workplace safety, fair wages, overtime compensation, training, procedures for resolving grievances like harassment, sick time, benefits, etc.





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