Essays Tagged: "labor laws"

Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities?

league baseball seems to be decreasing due to therecent player strike, free agency, and anti-trust labor laws, minor league baseball hasgenerated excitement that can only be associated with baseball ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Analysis of FDR's New Deal, continued through LBJ's Great Society, and attacked by Ronald Reagan.

ession and aid those in need. This legislation included increased government spending programs, pro-labor laws, regulation reforms, and the beginning of the modern welfare state. The New Deal remained ... self as a progressive, in favor of repealing Prohibition, in support of regulation, and a friend of labor (LN 10/21). The election handed Roosevelt the presidency and a strong democratic majority in c ...

(8 pages) 264 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Organized Labor Laws and their history in U.S., covers past, present, and prospective future...3 pages

Labor Laws and Organized LaborLet's start way back at the beginning. The history of the Organized la ... reimbursed employers for all costs related to the strike.In 1869, the Noble Order of the Knights of Labor was formed to organize "unskilled" labors. One of their affiliates was the Carriage and Wagon ... on which was the first union established to represent vehicle builders. At its peak, the Knights of Labor had over 700,000 members. The main objective of the Knights of Labor was to create the 8 hour ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Law essay on Lochner vs New York.

ake a contract in relation to a business is protected. This includes the right to purchase and sell labor, except as controlled by the State in the legitimate exercise of its police power. The indictm ... viction was written in 1897 in the one hundredth and tenth section of article 8, chapter 415 of the labor laws of the state of New York. This law was written in a time where sixty hours a week was unh ...

(3 pages) 94 0 2.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

All you need to know about Ireland and its turbulant history

Notes about Irelands, very useful4a) Globalization has had a beneficial effect for Irish labor. The country has low unemployment (4.6% as of June 2002). Minimum wage has risen from 5.97 to ... mployment (4.6% as of June 2002). Minimum wage has risen from 5.97 to 6.35 euros an hour. The Irish labor force has many legal protections, including the right to association and the right to organize ... ity, workday breaks, and protection against unfair dismissal. These laws are all very similar to US labor laws. Thirty one percent of the Irish labor forces are union members.4b) The environment in Ir ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Winston Churchill

nd Home Secretary. Churchill overcame old age pensions and was active in setting up a new series of labor laws. In 1911 he was named First Lord of the Admiralty and presided over the British navy befo ...

(2 pages) 49 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

President Bush's Immigration Plan: Compassionate or Ridiculous?

ming that our current program is not working. Bush's proposal undermines current US border patrols, labor laws, health and safety protections, and will not end the flow of illegals from entering our c ... If the workers who have permits start getting paid equal wages, and businesses have to comply with labor laws, then there is no incentive to keep these workers. The laborers have no reason to sign up ...

(3 pages) 97 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Union Comparison Paper.

farming to work for employers for low wages and horrible work environments. This occurred when the labor union was first developed due to the conditions of the workplace were not desirable. The union ... nishment. Despite the threats, unions were still developed and eventually caused the development of labor laws in the workplace. In today's workplace, governments are not allowed to impose bans on ind ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


no say in any thing. Also in the time ofMaycomb colored people were still beaten and there were no labor laws andthey were forced to work all the time and were not allowed to go to school.They were a ... nd beaten and hung because of awhite man accusing him of something. Although the physical abuse and laborforced upon other ethnic groups are not there any more the mind set of whitepeople assuming the ...

(2 pages) 33 2 3.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Accounting Legality

Joe also has three full-time employees. Joe is responsible for their salary and tax deductions. The labor laws are different in every state, so Joe must know the current law in the state he resides. L ... cape contractors to recover their expenses and still have money left over for profit" (James, 2003).Labor resources will be Joe's largest operating expense and time managing labor resources. "Having q ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Not a Cop-Out

line, rugged and could perform better. The military and law enforcement serve as examples; however, labor laws and societal views have changed and with it, more career fields have opened to women. Unf ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Compensation Law

The National Labor Relations ActIntroduction. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) passed during the great dep ... ch as strikes, picketing, and collective bargaining. WagnerAct was what really created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) which is anIndependent federal agency charged with administering U.S. l ... yoffs), cost of living adjustments, and benefits like health care.The 1935 Act created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to oversee employer practicesAnd ensure employees receive their rights. ...

(4 pages) 98 0 2.8 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


duties of a job regardless of what gender classification they may fall into. A job may include hard labor and many employers would rather hire males instead of females due to strength requirements. Un ... ther hire males instead of females due to strength requirements. Unfortunately for these employers, labor laws do not allow this to happen. Today, women fill many hard labor positions and complete the ...

(5 pages) 77 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Ethics Case Paper - "Slavery in the Chocolate Industry"

ase paper - Slavery in the Chocolate IndustryThe case "Slavery in the Chocolate Industry" discusses labor exploitation in the chocolate industry. It specifically addresses the cocoa beans grown on far ... ho's dependence on an unstable export crop, forced the cocoa farmers to use slavery to reduce their labor costs to survive (Velasquez, 2006). Another systemic issue relates to the legal aspect of slav ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Child labor

rth American Free Trade Agreement, we see American jobs leave and relocate to these countries where labor laws are not as strict and the merchandise can be made for pennies on the dollar. In this docu ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Controversies of Globalization

were outsourced to, and cause pollution especially in places such as China where the regulation of labor laws are next to non-existent.One of the definitions of a free market economy is that business ... urcing ploys, to employ workers in Mexico, China, and other countries in Asia. Their relations with labor unions are passively hostile, it has been reported that managers are told to avoid hiring memb ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

lthough businesses such as DWI must comply with legal standards such as Civil Rights laws and other labor laws we must also consider the ethical issues. The case of Katzenbach v. McClung, 379 U.S. 294 ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Introduction to International Labor Memo Week 4 Assignment INB 205 International Business

ess company.For the scenario given the interns are going to communicate with various countries. The labor force available should be investigated when a company expands its activities in different coun ... le should be investigated when a company expands its activities in different countries. Workers and laborers are the most important part as they are the structure of the company. In order to run the b ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Demographic Factors Research

ng stimulate each other. Among many responsibilities, politicians are also responsible for creating labor laws and compensation regulations. However, it is essential for lawmakers to work with company ... sal for all ages is by using theming, differentiation of consumptions, merchandising, and emotional labor (Bryman, 1999, p. 29).Theming is the "mechanism to achieve the goals of appealing to adults as ...

(12 pages) 229 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Title VII and its Applications to the Workplace

1) The NLRB is the independent federal agency that enforces labor laws in the private sector. Once sufficient interest has been indicated by the employees (usua ... ning. The NLRB also decertifies unions that employees no longer wish to have represent them, issues labor regulations, hears unfair labor practice cases at the agency level, and otherwise administers ... n, or, in some cases, by the NLRB ordering the employer to bargain with a union. NLRB (The National Labor Relations Board) supervises the union election and certifies the results. The employer cannot ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management