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Showing Grade 12e, Unit 4, Income, Employment, and Labor
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Cleveland Federal Reserve - Economic Research

http://stats.bls.gov:80/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an up-to-date macroeconomic resource for teacher to research all facets of economy in terms of labor and employment. Standard 12.5.3 economics

Comments: This is for a teacher or highly motivated student to use as a source of research. It is a direct government resource and can be used for many types of activities.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 736

Employment Briefing Room

http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/employment.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a collection of easy-to-read charts with current information on U.S. employment in the Civilian Labor Force, Unemployment, Non Farm Payrolls, and Productivity. Standards 12.4.2 and 12.4.3 economics

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1083

Hoover's Online

http://www.hoovers.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Hoover's Online is a business service with information on the world's top 1500 companies. The top ten business stories for the current week are also a useful feature. Standards 12.4.2, 12.6.2 and 12.6.3

Comments: This site is also useful in looking up foreign and multinational business issues.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1633

Labor Web AFL-CIO

http://www.aflcio.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The homepage for the AFL-CIO unions contains labor information, boycott news and other information on the organized labor movement. Standard 11.2.1 and 12.4.1 economics

Comments: This web site is also useful for history of the labor movement.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1916

Steel Strike of 1919

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/106/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a set of primary sources on the 1919 Steel Stike assembled by the Chicago Metro History Center for History Day 2000. Contents include: a print of a rolling mill, circa 1900; letters between E. Gary, President of U.S. Steel and the Steel Workers Committee; a Call to Strike Leaflet; a newspaper facsimile with headline "Strikes at Big Steel"; an address by John Fitzpatrick, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor to the Illinois State Federation of Labor; a newspaper map indicating location of strikes across the nation; a report from William Z. Foster, organizer for the steelworkers, on number of men out in September and December; testimony from young African-American man sent out as a strike breaker; and a leaflet from steelworkers' committee calling men to return to their jobs. Standard 8.12.6, 11.2.2 and 12.4.1 economics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2850

Working in the 21st Century

http://www.bls.gov/opub/working/home.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Bureau of Labor statistics site has a rich array of information about the nature of America's workforce in the 21st century. Included are charts, graphs and PowerPoint slide shows on more than twenty labor-related topics. Standards 11.11.3 and 12.4 all

Comments: The PowerPoint presentations are also in pdf format for the creation of overheads.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3508

Center for Community Change

http://www.communitychange.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Center for Community Change helps poor peple improve their communities change policies and institutions. It features job and economic development data plus housing and community development information. Standards 12.7.2 civics and 12.4.3 economics

Comments: This is a good site for general information on employment stats and housing development on the poor

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 607

Economic Policy Institute

http://www.epinet.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Economic Policy Institutes web page gives good information on the American worker who is below the poverty level. It also gives information on labor standards, employment, and the globalization of labor in a free trade world. Standards 12.4.2, 12.4.3, and 12.4.4

Comments: This is a good site for general information on employment stats and their effects on trade, poverty, globalization issues.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1031

Inequality.org

http://www.inequality.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Inequality Organization is a resource for information and expertise on income and wealth distribution data for the United States. They advocate for better distribution of income for the poor. Standards 12.10 civics and 12.4.3 economics

Comments: This is a good site for general information on employment stats and inequality in distribution of wealth in America.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1728

Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of (1916)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=59

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Social reformers began to condemn child labor because of its detrimental effect on the health and welfare of children. The first child labor bill, the Keating-Owen bill of 1916, was based on Senator Albert J. Beveridge's proposal from 1906 and used the government's ability to regulate interstate commerce to regulate child labor. This act limited the working hours of children and forbade the interstate sale of goods produced by child labor. It was declared unconstitutional when the Court ruled that Congress had overstepped the commerce clause. Standards 11.2.9 and 12.4.1 economics

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1873

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