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Ch 7: Labor Unions & Labor Law Lesson Plans

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If you're looking for a resource to help you plan labor union and labor law lessons, this chapter is for you! Inside, you'll find a variety of lesson plan outlines and supplemental teaching materials that can be accessed whenever it's convenient.

Labor Unions & Labor Law Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

Use these chapter's resources to plan and supplement a unit on labor unions and labor law. Teachers can access these convenient lesson plan outlines at any time. You'll be able to design fun and engaging lessons about topics like child labor laws, labor unions, migrant workers and collective bargaining.

You'll also find a handful of supplemental lessons that go into more detail about these concepts. All of the chapter's resources are accessible on any computer or mobile device, which lets you plan your lessons at home, at school or when you're on the go.

How It Helps

  • Lesson planning: Enables you to plan labor law and labor union lessons at any time that fits your schedule and from any device that has an Internet connection.
  • Additional resources: Helps you add a multimedia dimension to your lessons through our mobile-friendly lesson supplements.
  • Learning objectives: Ensures that you cover the most important labor union and labor law topics in your curriculum.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning labor union and labor law lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific labor union and labor law topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your business class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related labor union and labor law lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important labor union and labor law concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant labor unions and labor law-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

15 Lessons in Chapter 7: Labor Unions & Labor Law Lesson Plans
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Labor Unions Lesson Plan for Elementary School

1. Labor Unions Lesson Plan for Elementary School

This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about labor unions. Using the text lesson, students will be able to understand how labor unions and management work together to create a contract.

What is a Labor Union? - Lesson for Kids

2. What is a Labor Union? - Lesson for Kids

As a employee, you have working rights. In this lesson, you'll learn about how workers gain equal working rights through membership in a labor union, how and when labor unions began, and labor unions in our country today.

Labor Unions Lesson Plan

3. Labor Unions Lesson Plan

Labor unions in the 20th century flourished to establish fair guidelines for U.S. workers. This lesson includes a vocabulary assignment, reading activity, group presentation, jeopardy game and quiz.

What Is a Labor Union? - Definition & History

4. What Is a Labor Union? - Definition & History

Labor unions are important organizations. In this lesson, you will learn what a labor union is and the history of labor unions in the United States. You will have an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz.

Modern Labor Union Trends, Membership & Practices

5. Modern Labor Union Trends, Membership & Practices

In this lesson, we'll define a union and discuss the participants in the process: employees, unions, and employers. We'll also explain why unions have been declining over the years.

Collective Bargaining Lesson Plan

6. Collective Bargaining Lesson Plan

To help your students learn about collective bargaining and its benefits and pitfalls, this lesson plan includes two video lessons, discussion questions, and a role-playing activity to involve the students in actively exploring the topic.

What Is Collective Bargaining? - Definition & Process

7. What Is Collective Bargaining? - Definition & Process

Collective bargaining is a vital process in labor-management relationships in the United States. In this lesson, you will learn what collective bargaining is and be given a general outline of its process. A short quiz will follow the lesson.

Benefits & Pitfalls of Collective Bargaining

8. Benefits & Pitfalls of Collective Bargaining

This lesson defines collective bargaining and explains the pitfalls versus the benefits. It also discusses how HR managers can implement strategies to effectively negotiate collective bargaining agreements.

Migrant Workers Lesson Plan

9. Migrant Workers Lesson Plan

Outsourcing to migrant workers has become an interesting topic in today's time. Explore your students' thoughts by utilizing this lesson plan. Students will watch a video, answer questions, complete an activity, and take a quiz.

The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

10. The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

In this lesson, we discover two labor trends of the 21st century: outsourcing and migrant labor. Both of these trends help keep producers' costs down, but their effects will likely be debated throughout the 21st century.

Sweatshops Lesson Plan

11. Sweatshops Lesson Plan

Most students believe horrific working conditions are a thing of the past. However, they'll learn the conditions still exist today in sweatshops. Students will read a lesson about sweatshops, answer questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Child Labor Laws Lesson Plan

12. Child Labor Laws Lesson Plan

In the United States it is illegal to employ children, although there are exceptions to the rule. In this lesson, there are two reading assignments and two projects; one project focuses on American companies who have been accused of hiring suppliers who use child labor and the other is on the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Child Labor Laws Throughout History

13. Child Labor Laws Throughout History

Through the 1930s, child labor was common in the United States. The Progressive Movement and the Fair Labor Standards Act brought new regulations. Today, child labor is strictly regulated. This lesson examines child labor laws throughout history.

Child Labor Laws in America Today

14. Child Labor Laws in America Today

Child labor was fairly common prior to and during the Industrial Revolution, but federal laws enacted in the 1930s placed heavy restrictions on the practice. This lesson explores child labor laws in America today.

OSHA Lesson Plan

15. OSHA Lesson Plan

With this lesson plan, your students are are going to learn about the role, authority, and purpose of OSHA. They will build upon this by working in groups to identify workplace safety violations in a series of scenarios.

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