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  • Trade Unions and Socialist Politics

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    Allen, Steven G. 1988. "Declining Unionization in Construction: the Facts and the Reasons,"Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 41, 3: 343-59. Texas faces shortages of skilled workers, even with all the many thousands of Californians and Illinoisans and New Yorkers moving here every year to work for tech firms and... Time in this model is the commodity that is for sale in the marketplace. If granted, employees are required to return or continue to work for that period.
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  • The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in

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    Productivity goes up in wartime or when workers feel a relationship between what they do and national values they hold dear (as in incentive systems in some totalitarian countries or utopian communities), or if their work is seen by them as a sign of grace or means to heaven. In reviewingthese survey results, I find that the method used by DIR to compute the percentage wage changesof switching from a modal to a weighted average methodology contains a major error, and producesresults that violate elementary-school arithmetic.
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  • Dreaming of Nixon: The Realpolitik of Economic Globalization

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    It’s a great book on investor psychology. Since Sweeney's election as AFL-CIO president, the federation has made substantial changes in staff, strategies, and tactics. March 1 was also the day that Wagner introduced his labor disputes bill into the Senate. Before the 1990 strike, Greyhound had employed 6,300 drivers. The early “scientific managers” made the erroneous assumptions that people on the job try to satisfy only physical and economic needs, that there is automatically a similarity of goals among members of the organization, and that people try rationally to seek the best solution to a problem.
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  • The Fabrication of Labor: Germany and Britain, 1640-1914

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    Unions continued to hope, or at least assert in public, that they could come back, even after their 2009 legislative defeat, but the writing had been on the wall since the late '70s. The supply and demand model describes how prices vary as a result of a balance between product availability and demand. Prior to her work with the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Julie was employed by the Nestle' Chocolate and Confections facility in Fulton, NY ('86-'95) and the TRW, Inc.
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  • Industrial, labor, and community relations

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    We will become familiar with economic theories that explain discrimination, marriage, fertility and family decision making.� Using the tools developed in this study, we will analyze the implications of various actual and proposed public policies.� This course assumes no prior background in economics, so some time will be devoted to basic economic concepts. Neumark, David, and William Wascher (1995). "The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employ-Ment: A Re-Evaluation using Payroll Records," NBER Working Papers 5224.
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  • Forced Labor: Coercion and Exploitation in the Private

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    Instead, a social model of the worker was put forward to oppose the mechanistic, economic, and even psychological models then current. To discriminate against employees because they filed charges under this law. Allende had become president in a free and democratic election. A major in Labor and Industrial Relations is highly relevant for the following careers. Woke up this morning and caught a bit of my local NPR pledge drive.
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  • New Immigrants, Old Unions: Organizing Undocumented Workers

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    Personnel. → Published since 1919 by the American Management Association. Most important, however, the clan is internally homogeneous, and its solidarity is thus based on resemblances. 26 Even the clans themselves must bear certain resemblances if segmental organization is to be possible, although their differences must also be sufficient to prevent them from "losing themselves" in one another. Facebook-Alphabet lay cable to Hong Kong.
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  • Workplace Democratization--Its Internal Dynamics

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    He received his master's and doctoral degrees at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College. In the process, over 100 people had been killed and many more were imprisoned (Stowell 1999, for the most recent account). Counselor Justin Antonipillai, a lead negotiator on U. Her previous work has covered a wide array of topics including slavery, emancipation, the economic impact of war, immigration, New Deal policies, inequality, and technological change.
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  • Flexible Working (Speed Reads)

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    But Texas also has many hundreds of thousands of kids in hundreds of failing public schools. Rockefeller and his foundations supported a wide array of think tanks and policy-discussion organizations within the larger context of massive financial donations for medical research, education, national parks, ecumenical Protestant organizations, and museums (Schenkel 1995). Whether attributable to employer strategic choices or more fundamental environmental changes that govern those choices, U.
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  • Labour Market Trends Volume 110, No 10, October 2005

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    It was illegal for employers to refuse or neglect to bargain in good faith, but unions could say "no" all day long. The potential for labor-management cooperation in public service is greater than commonly recognized, perhaps even greater than in the private sector. The entity seeking attention may be a business corporation, an individual politician, a performer or author, a government or government agency, a charitable organisation, a religious body, or almost any other person or organisation.... [tags: Papers] Labor Relations - 1.