Labor, Wages & Unions
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Line Chart Activity: the Minimum Wage and Federal Poverty Guidelines
In this exercise your students will research minimum wages set by the federal government and the state, the history of these wage rates, and their relationship to poverty guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Students...
Research Activity: Categorizing the Civilian Workforce
Economists periodically revise how they categorize the workforce; as the economy changes so must the categories into which workers are placed. In this exercise your students will survey job listings and decide what sort of categories best represen...