Labor Studies | Introduction to Unions and Collective Bargaining
L100 | 28006 | Ashby, Steven
The following is a web based course offered through ONCOURSE:
Class Number 28006; 3 cr. This class meets October 24 – December 10,
2005. This introductory course examines the many facets of Labor
Studies. We will learn how unions function and the contributions
they have made to the American landscape. The course will provide an
overview of the U.S. labor movement’s triumphs and tragedies
throughout history, as well as the struggles working people face
today. Finally, we will examine a contemporary labor struggle as a
vehicle to explore changing labor-management relations, the U.S.
government’s role, and internal struggles within the labor movement
itself. Instructor: Steven Ashby, DLS, IUB..