This is a web-based course offered through OnCourse. 3 cr hrs. Class Number 11956 First Summer; Class Number 11957 Second Summer. This is an introductory course to the changing role of labor unions and work in American society. The course will explore how labor unions initiate actions on social issues that impact the American working class, the economy, public policy, and politics. Instructor: Paul Mishler, DLS, IUSB.