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Issues in Post-WWII Union Development

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What is the guiding philosophy of the Change to Win Federation?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why union membership has declined?

2. The AFL-CIO is a merger of which two organizations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Unions faced a great amount of opposition during World War II. Measure your understanding of this resistance with this quiz and worksheet combination. The quiz will ask you questions about the philosophy of the 'Change to Win Federation' and the two organizations that formed the AFL-CIO.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools quiz you on the following:

  • Reason(s) for the decline in union membership
  • Criticisms of non-union members against unions
  • Actions of unions during the civil rights and women's movements

Skills Practiced

The following skills are used with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about union development after World War II
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the philosophy of the 'Change to Win Federation' and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding criticisms of unions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the AFL-CIO

Additional Learning

Examine the problems unions faced after the war by completing the lesson, Issues in Post-WWII Union Development. Objectives covered are as follows:

  • Determine the meaning of the term 'free riders'
  • Discover the positive ways in which unions have made a difference
  • Learn about a union sector that is growing
  • Understand the effect of legislation enacted after the war
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