Labor Issues Project
Criminal Justice II
Each student will create and submit a Smore newsletter that describes and discusses one fact learned for ten of the twelve topics. For example:
Fact: Since 1938, all except two presidents have increased the minimum wage.
Observation: I wonder who the two presidents are who did not increase minimum wage, and I also wonder what their reasons were for not increasing minimum wage.
Resources that may be utilized include web sites for the U.S. Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. Our librarians may suggest other databases and publications that have appropriate content.
Students will work in class on Monday, September 12 and Tuesday, September 13 to conduct research and create / submit a Smore that demonstrates their understanding of the issues. A link to the completed Smore should be emailed or shared by the end of class on Tuesday, September 13.
Students should be prepared to discuss with the class one fact they found especially interesting or have a question about.