The History of Organized Labor

Working conditions in the early 1900’s were poor by any standard. The growth of unions did bring some changes. Research general labor unions and discuss how they affected laws, politics, and helped bring about change. Then research unions in healthcare.

Write a 600 word essay with at least 2 cited sources. Discuss the rise of labor unions, politics, business response, and the role of unions and labor movements in healthcare. How did unions arise? Why were they so important? What were the major impacts of unions?