Category Archives: Labor Studies

The Empirical Case for Streamlining the NLRB Certification Process: The Role of Date and Unfair Labor Practice Occurrence.

The Empirical Case for Streamlining the NLRB Certification Process: The Role of Date and Unfair Labor Practice Occurrence.
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New Data: NLRB Process Fails to Ensure a Fair Vote

New Data: NLRB Process Fails to Ensure a Fair Vote
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Hardball & Handshakes

Why Have Professional Atheletes Formed Unions? This instrutional unit uses the history of labor relations in major league baseball as a case study to probe this question. The American Labor Studies Center and the Baseball Hall of Fame have joined … Continue reading

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The Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively

The National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act) gives workers the right to form unions and bargain collectively. These classroom simulations offer a unique opportunity to explore how workers can exercise these rights.

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Workers Independent News

Workers Independent News (WIN) gathers news by and about working people and creates programs and feature stories for commercial, public, community and college radio stations throughout the United States:
http://www.laborradio.org/

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Labor Politics & Legislation

Click here to read about the latest legislation and politics news from AFL-CIO.

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No Holds Barred: The Intensification Of Employer Opposition to Organizing

Click this link to read about: No Holds Barred: The Intensification Of Employer Opposition to Organizing by Kate Bronfenbrenner

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A Cry for Justice: The Voices of Chinese Workers

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Unions Are Good for the American Economy by David Madland and Karla Walter

Unions Are Good for the American Economy by David Madland and Karla Walter
New research shows workers’ freedom to form unions and bargain will be critical…

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The Silent War

The Silent War: “The Silent War,” speaks to the assault on workers’ freedom to choose a union and bargain collectively in the United States. Additional policy statements…

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General Information from the ILO on Child Labor

General Information from the ILO on Child Labor

Cyber School Bus 3Plus-U – An instructional program developed by the ILO to teach about child labor.

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AFT Child Labor Project

AFT Child Labor Project
For millions of children around the world, school is a luxury. Around the world, more than 200 million children work in unspeakable conditions in sweatshops, mines and factories. Instead of their ABC’s, these children are learning to weave carpets, haul bricks, sew garments, and manufacture toys they will never enjoy. The best way to stop child labor? Provide all children with free, accessible education. That’s the goal of the Child Labor Project, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers.

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Employee Free Choice Act & Labor Law History

The Employee Free Choice Act, supported by a bipartisan coalition in Congress, would enable working people to bargain for better benefits, wages and working conditions by restoring workers’ freedom to choose for themselves whether to join a union…

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