Write an essay of between 500 and 1000 words on the topic below. Note: essays that do not meet the word count criterion will be disqualified. If you use outside references or sources please cite them.
Examine the COVID-19 pandemic in America from the perspective of workers and unions. Discuss the role unions have played during the pandemic and evaluate their success. Are there systemic strengths or weaknesses related to labor and workers in America that have been revealed/highlighted by the pandemic? How can they be addressed? Are there lessons unions can learn from the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and its aftermath?