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Labor Pains

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  1. Labor Pains The Struggles of Workers in the Gilded Age

  2. Focus Question: • If you have troubles with a teacher at school, describe the most appropriate way to address these troubles:

  3. Objectives: • After today’s lesson, students will: • Identify the chief grievances of labor in the Gilded Age • Discuss approaches to correct these grievances

  4. Trouble for Workers • Growth of Big Business led to abuses • Entrepreneurs gained wealth • Workers’ wages did not grow • Business practices led to unsafe workplaces • Workers’ grievances mounted

  5. Major Grievances • Low Wages • Long Hours • Unsafe conditions • Loss of autonomy • Child Labor • Company Towns

  6. Organized Labor • Workers organized into Unions to fight for workplace rights • Collective Bargaining • Higher wages and less hours • End to child labor • Greater voice in the workplace • Mixed Success

  7. Summary • Summarize three things learned in class today.