Reflect on your employment history. Were there times you felt you did not receive the pay you felt you were entitled? Perhaps you did work outside your job description, performed work off the clock, or felt you were not paid commensurate with your skill level or your coworkers’ pay. Did or could you have taken any steps to address the issue? Share your thoughts on the experience. Was there anything different you feel the employer could or should have done? Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
Unions have a long and storied place in the history of the U.S. workforce, and the subject has often been a heated topic of discussion at many bargaining and family dinner tables. Consider your experience with unions – whether through personal experience or as a witness to the stories and experiences of others. What is your personal view on unions and union representation? Why do you think workers want unions in the first place, and why do employers resist them so staunchly?Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.