Category: Labor & Industrial Relations

Diamond Mines: Baseball and Labor (Sports and Entertainment)

Diamond Mines: Baseball and Labor (Sports and Entertainment)

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As the world’s third largest exporter of natural gas and tenth largest exporter of oil, Norway plays an important stabilizing role in energy markets and energy security. Other countries, meanwhile, are ditching cash entirely. Productivity and the Economy: a Chartbook, BLS Bulletin2084. McKenna currently resides in Crystal City with his son Kellan. Most manufacturers, however, only wanted solutions to specific problems. See Less - Employment; State intervention; Economic implications; Legislation; Manufacturing; Wages; Labor costs; Labor relations,, adjustment costs, affected workers, agriculture ...
The EU Expansion: Communicating Shared Sovereignty in the

The EU Expansion: Communicating Shared Sovereignty in the

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Recent research in laboreconomics has discovered surprisingly large flows in and out of jobs, relative to total employment. Immigration, Trade and the Labor Market, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Union Organization and Changing Demographics: A Study About Activism. Under the scope of trade unionism is collective bargaining. A little later they invented locomotives. By 1850 most Englishmen were laboring in industrial towns and Great Britain had become the workshop of the world.
Forging Business-Labour Partnerships: The Emergence of

Forging Business-Labour Partnerships: The Emergence of

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Thus Etzioni (1958), using a Parsonian frame of reference, has defined industrial sociology as a branch of organizational sociology; but this definition seems too restrictive in view of the range of problems usually dealt with by the sociology of work. Economies have become less stable, job creation has become more tenuous, and income inequality has soared. American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2012. At UBC, an Institute of IR was established in 1960, but closed in the 1970s.
Waiting On Washington: Central American Workers in the

Waiting On Washington: Central American Workers in the

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A supermarket package of red apples appeared on the screen. "Look at the plastic, the Styrofoam or cardboard underneath," Dittersdorf said. "Do you need this much wrapping when you buy things?" "Noooo." Most of the first half-hour was dedicated to various scandals: Bill Clinton’s infidelities, Hillary Clinton’s emails and, of course, the now-infamous Donald Trump video that had dominated headlines for the previous 48 hours. The thesis of this paper is that the bulk of academic research in industrial relations and economics in recent years has had very little impact on either public or private policy decisions.
Labour and Gender: Survival in Urban India

Labour and Gender: Survival in Urban India

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The law of demand states that, in general, price and quantity demanded in a given market are inversely related. Students in the WVU MSIR Program come from a wide range of backgrounds. Card, David. "Estimating the Return to Schooling: Progress on Some Persistent Econometric Problems." Within the same company, one department in which the important individuals are “people-oriented” may differ greatly from another in which influence is from those who are “system-oriented.” Although one may not wish to place people into rigid categories, their behaviors do differ, and some types of people fit into a given organization better than others.
Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability

Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability

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On the other hand, some scholars believe that the laws reduced the number of younger children working and reduced labor hours in general [Chapman (1904) and Plener (1873)]. A labor cartel restricts the number of workers in a company or industry to drive up the remaining workers' wages, just as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) attempts to cut the supply of oil to raise its price. By Douglas Kruse and James Chelius. “Strategic Problems and Tactical Promise: Unions and Employee Ownership,” Labor Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 8, August 1991, pp. 498-507.
Coal Miners on Strike: The 111-Day 1977-78 Strike

Coal Miners on Strike: The 111-Day 1977-78 Strike

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They burned charcoal, plentiful in this forested land. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge. Labor Market.� Industrial and Labor Relations Review 54 (January 2001): 296-315. ����������� Bratsberg, Bernt and James F. Depending on student demand, meetings may be divided into multiple sections, based on field interests. Job control unionism developed as a response to rigid managerial control and arbitrary decision-making that was common in mass production settings during much of the 20th century.
Women Migrant Workers: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

Women Migrant Workers: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

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In society, as we have seen, there is a great distance between the hereditary dispositions of the individual and the social function he will fill; and the "space" thus left open to striving and deliberation is also vulnerable to influences which deflect the individual from the role most consistent with his tastes, aptitudes, and capacities. On August 11, just six days after the board was created, it announced a five-step procedure that was successful in ending a strike at 45 hosiery mills in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Dreamer In The Fields: My Life as a Child Migrant Farm

Dreamer In The Fields: My Life as a Child Migrant Farm

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Unfortunately, not all of our lectures are transcribed. The larger size of business presented great challenges to managers who administered enormous organizations with many branches and subsidiaries. Professor Backus is an expert in Industrial Organization - a branch of economics that works extensively on the Theory of the Firm to study the strategic behavior of firms (e.g. how businesses like Time Warner and Comcast align themselves in a market such as cable-providing), and how corporate strategies affect consumer welfare.
Employee Representation: Alternatives and Future Directions

Employee Representation: Alternatives and Future Directions

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Professor Kochan is a Past President of both the International Industrial Relations Association and the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA). Despite that fact I have paid almost no attention to the details of the conflict between the team owners and the hockey players association. Modern craft unions continue to represent workers in specific occupations, especially skilled trades. Since then he has served as a third-party mediator, fact finder, and arbitrator and as a consultant to a variety of government and private sector organizations and labor-management groups.