Instructions: Read chapter 5 of Labor Relations and complete the following:
1. Write a statement in which you write to your (fictional) union leader asking to take on one form of political action. The 4 basic forms are listed on page 145. Write a statement of petition to your union leader, include in your argument, which of the 4 tributes you should be assigned to lead and why. Call on any personal, work, volunteer or education experiences you have had to justify your choice. Include in your assessment your understanding of the organization’s core values and how your skills and abilities align with them.
2. How can the inclusion of women in top leadership position local and national unions be increased? As you do so, please write a paragraph regarding why unions lack female leadership. Discuss how this diverse topic should align with organization’s core values.
3. Read through any of the website of ongoing political action groups at the bottom of the page on 151 (under key terms). Provide a summary of what you learned from the website. Some of the sites are listed below:
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