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Labor, Wages & Unions Resources

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Youth Labor Force

The government's Bureau of Labor Statistics offers a fascinating report on trends in teenage employment.  Hint: it's in steep decline. 

SNL's Satirical Public Employee Awards

In a 2010 skit, Saturday Night Live seriously puts public employees unions on blast. 

Minimum Wage Map

What's the minimum wage in your state?  Find out here. 


The AFL-CIO is the United States' largest labor federation, containing most of the country's major unions. If you're interested in the labor movement's perspective on current events, this is a good place to start. 

Center for Union Facts

The Center for Union Facts is a "union watchdog" group, opposed to what it sees as abuses of union power.  If you're interested in an anti-labor movement perspective on current events, this is a good place to start. 

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