Labor in the U.S.: Unions, Labor Markets & Professions


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Labor unions seek to do which of the following?

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1. Characteristics of the secondary labor market include:

2. Characteristics of the primary labor market include:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of labor unions and markets in the United States. Characteristics of the U.S. labor market since the 1900s will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The goal of labor unions
  • Aspects of the secondary labor market
  • Features of the primary labor market
  • Joining a profession

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the labor union
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the primary labor market
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding secondary labor markets and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about labor unions and markets, study the following lesson called Labor in the U.S.: Unions, Labor Markets & Professions. This lesson covers the following subjects:

  • Groups that make up the primary and secondary labor markets
  • Drawbacks to being involved in a union
  • Characteristics of being in a profession, according to sociologists