Essays Tagged: "Department of Labor"

Affirmative Action

re recruited to have real opportunities to be hired andthen eventually get a promotion.In 1969, the Department of Labor exposed widespread racial discrimination ofthe Construction Department so Presid ... idated all federal agencies that were requiredby law to follow the affirmative action play into the Department of Labor.Before Carter did this, each agency handled affirmative action in its ownindivid ...

(1 pages) 213 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Unemployment in the United States has fluctuated due to economic conditions through the decades.

Current Population Survey. In the beginning of each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the US Department of Labor releases the appropriate figures of how many people are employed vs. unemployed. ...

(5 pages) 402 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Title IX--This essay is on Title IX and the 3 issues that have happened in Bakersfield, Calif. It includes statistics and quotes.

d by President Richard M. Nixon on June 23, 1972 and on July 1, 1972 it went into effect." The U.S. Department of Labor cites that Title IX is an amendment that states "No person in the United States ... sed, 18 % of the females and 26% of the males had only completed four years of college. As the U.S. Department of Education shows above, very few women and also men had completed up to four years of c ...

(6 pages) 101 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Age Discrimination in Reverse.

ften precarious and short lived, if there are any to begin with. For example, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average unemployment rate for youth aged 16-24 f ...

(5 pages) 124 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The War Inside the Military

o what someone in the private sector can earn. The private sector is protected by the United States Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which currently sets the minimum wage at $5.15 a ...

(4 pages) 86 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An anti-affirmative action paper with sources plus extra data many quotations.

nds must hire employees "without regard to their race, color, religion, sex or national origin" (US Department of Labor). Affirmative Action has been expanded to include college admissions and more re ...

(6 pages) 174 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Role of Human Resource Manager at Home Depot

backgrounds.The "National Hiring Partnership" (or NHP) is a program that links the Home Depot, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the public workforce system together in an effort to place qualified a ... Home Depot will have available over the next year in more than 1,300 U.S. stores. Furthermore, the Department of Labor's partnership with Home Depot will enable workers to access greater employment o ...

(4 pages) 263 0 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Computer programmers Compare and contrast

bases in order to meet their customers' needs such as the online customer service. According to the department of labor Computer programmers have held about half million jobs in the year 2002 and the ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

"Glass Ceiling" Women barries in the Workforce

ever before, although they are still held to lower management. The glass ceiling, according to the Department of Labor, is defined as "artificial barriers based on attitudinal or organization into ma ... harassment and gossiping tend to be other issues that men fear will take place (Henslin).While the Department of Labor says that the glass barrier is only an artificial barrier based on attitudinal o ...

(2 pages) 236 1 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Employment Law Issue: Gender Discrimination

hiring practices for around $100 million. In October 2004 Wachovia Corporation settled with the U.S Department of Labor for $5.5 million over allegations it had engaged in pay discrimination against f ... nation, promotion or employee issue of any kind that is questionable is channeled through the legal department before any action is taken.I feel that my company is trying very hard to be fair and equi ...

(3 pages) 399 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Fired VS Large Hospital

Discussions ensued between the principals in each party to determine the final outcome. The Georgia Department of Labor agreed to serve as principals for the ADR. The GDL typically use position-based ... positions ((Reed, et. al., 2005). Mr. Jones and Miss Smith were the representatives for the Georgia Department of Labor (GDL) that would mediate the proceedings.Mrs. Long, Chief Nursing Officer, for L ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Global Financing and Exchange Rates

Act or the (OSH) act of 1970 is the most comprehensive U.S. law regarding worker safety. Under the Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for ins ... and regulations governing employee behavior and have a duty to report any hazardous conditions.The Department of Labor and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Research are respon ...

(5 pages) 114 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Group Insurance and Welfare Law - HRM 425: Benefits, Safety, and Health

on and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans. (U.S. Department of Labor) ERISA also covers multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWA). MEWA promotes ... the World Wide Web: Department of Labor (2006) U.S. Department of Labor, Retirement Plans, Benefits and Savings R ...

(3 pages) 151 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Department of Commerce

Originating in 1903, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) was originally created to enhance economic growth and technological adv ... h and technological advancement within the nation. Although its original name was The United States Department of Commerce and Labor, ten years later the Department of Labor split off, and the two bec ... experience in management, and there's no doubt from his past that he's a diligent worker.Within the department there are nine divisions and 5 sub-divisions. One of the more important agencies is the B ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Role Identification and Course Analysis Paper

try, analyze and propose ways to improve an organization's structure, efficiency, or profits." (U.S Department of Labor) As a developing firm, A+ will focus its efforts on four business groups; financ ... sponsibilities. Retrieved February 16, 2007, from Department of Labor (2006). Management analysts. Retrieved February 16, 2007, from

(5 pages) 678 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Safety in the Workplace

ilities for penalties have potential to destroy a business's cash flow (, 2006). The Department of Labor (DOL) has organized three agencies to handle laws designed to secure the safety ... in working conditions are important assessment of economic progress.Main Issue The three government departments assigned to aid workplace safety are Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

ERISA Paper ERISA, the provisions, which are administered by the U.S. department of Labor "were enacted to address public concern that funds of private pension plans were ... of an organization taking care of its employees and treating them well is important.ReferencesU.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration, History ofEBSA and ERISA, Retrieved J ...

(3 pages) 122 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Employment Law

violation of Title VII.The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, which is part of the U.S. Department of labor, may enforce affirmative action on employers. If an employer is found to have an ... subject to audits from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), an agency of the Department of Labor, to make sure the plan is properly drafted and in use. In addition, affirmative ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


t illegal to discriminate on the basis of gender as well as race(Elliot and Ewoh, p213).In 1970 the Department of Labor ordered that all contractors with government contracts, fifty or more employees, ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Management And Leadership Style

port and commitment of ?tools, training programs and processes?. Since 1995, employees in the Idaho Department of Labor are constantly given the necessary tools and resources to be the best no matter ... tically.? Not only is this important when dealing with public customers, but you also apply this to departmental staff.I ran across another excerpt which applies to this same topic - ?Customers who co ...

(5 pages) 292 0 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy