Wednesday, February 24, 2016

THE PROS AND CONS OF LABOR UNIONS


This is a simple research related writing task and suited for pre intermediate students
Today, workers in the democratic world are mostly members of labor unions, which have become very powerful organizations. Yet what are the pros and cons of joining a labor union? Is it all it is cracked up to be? Do your research and find out. Then, write an essay discussing the advantages and disadvantages of labor unions.
The history of labor unions:
·         Mini lesson on labor unions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCkyeHYPRVg
·         The history of labor unions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3kJ6OticrY
Reading material to make notes on:
·         The pros and cons of union jobs http://www.bankrate.com/finance/personal-finance/pros-cons-union-jobs-1.aspx
·         Ten essential pros and cons of labor unions http://nlcatp.org/10-essential-pros-and-cons-of-unions/
·         List of 9 pros and cons of labor unions  http://connectusfund.org/list-of-9-key-pros-and-cons-of-labor-unions
Videos to watch and make notes on:
·         Advantages and disadvantages of unions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIONLn9i_V0

·         Unions pros and cons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFxv26_mkrk

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