2. Students work in groups to compare and contrast players contracts from different time periods.
3. Share results and discuss similiarities and differences.
4. Question and answer period.
A. Examine historical data from various perspectives, including museum and library collections, player contracts, labor agreements, organizational structures, artifacts and primary sources.
B. Compare and contrast models of resolving differences throughout the various player organizations in baseball's labor history - such as individual contracts, management philosophies, meet and confer, collective bargaining, mediation and arbitration.
C. Understand, through research, discussion and role play: human and civil rights with responsibilities; the purpose and concept of organizing a labor union; the decision-making process that defines the employer-employee relationship, including negotiation, conflict resolution and contract enforcement.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum proudly presents fun-filled, content-rich experiences for students from pre-K to grade 12. Our videoconferences are all aligned with Common Core State Standards, and also support other learning goals.
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