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Unions Role in Lives of Workers

Course Number
LS100

Part of the Online Labor Studies Program, this course recognizes how unions as an institution protect the interests of workers on the job and in society. Students will focus on Social Movement Unionism that looks at the working conditions of members and also the social issues affecting all working people.

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Course

The objective of this course is to recognize the ways in which the union as an institution, and organized labor as a movement, protect the interests of workers on the job and in society.  Students will focus on Social Movement Unionism – an approach to unionism that not only looks at wages and working conditions of members, but also concerns itself with social issues affecting all working people, such as civil and human rights, the environment, and democratic processes. 

Key Topics

  • Building Unions
  • Why Unions Matter
  • How to Jump-Start Your Union

 

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