# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Legal Systems Administration Task 965916596

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.

Definition

Examination should include
  • workers’ rights and responsibilities (e.g., wages, benefits, working conditions)
  • role of employment contracts and agreements
  • role of certification, licensure, and other requirements for specific jobs/occupations
  • role of labor organizations and other worker advocacy groups (e.g., professional/trade associations).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What practices and methods of communication between management and labor would lead to understanding and implementing worker rights and responsibilities?
  • How important is compromise when dealing with labor issues?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

Suggested Learning Activities

Labor Issues: The Impact of Labor Unions on American Workers

Objective: Examine labor unions and their impact on American workers.
Materials: Newspapers, trade journals, the Internet, and Teacher Notes