Category Archives: Union Histories

Union Histories

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The History of Labor Day

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Award Winning Documentary of Labor History

If You Don’t Come in on Sunday, Don’t Come in on Monday

Newly available award winning documentary of labor history.

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Wisconsin Lessons in Labor History

Wisconsin: Lessons in Labor History
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Labor Quotes

The use of quotations can be an effective way to engage students in analyzing different points of view. For example, teachers can provide students with the first two quotations below and ask them to explain the point each person is making and state which, in their opinion, they most agree with and provide evidence for their answer… Continue reading

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A Short History of American Labor

This brief history of more than 100 years of the modem trade union movement in the United States can only touch the high spots of activity and identify the principal trends of a “century of achievement.” In such a condensation of history, episodes of importance and of great human drama must necessarily be discussed far too briefly, or in some cases relegated to a mere mention… Continue reading

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A Cry for Justice: The Voices of Chinese Workers

Click this link to read about: “A Cry for Justice: The Voices of Chinese Workers”

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Education For Democracy

Education For Democracy: “Education For Democracy,” is a recent position paper developed by the Albert Shanker Institute that addresses the following: How do we instill in a new generation an understanding of an an appreciation for their stunning political historic?… Continue reading

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