Essays Tagged: "Labor unrest"

The Labor Movement in the 1920's

The Labor Movement in the 1920sAs a correction to the wartime effort, inflation and unemployment increas ... not a need to mass-produce products for war, and America had to return to "normalcy". The amount of labor unrest increased during this time period, which is very obvious by the increase of labor strik ... hey were annoyed with their seven 12 hour workdays a week. The leader of the American Federation of Labor joined the International Workers of the World (which was a communist group dedicated to freein ...

(2 pages) 6939 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Progressive Era Outline

with all its increase in productivity and the number of consumer goods, created1) Unemployment and labor unrest2) Wasteful use of natural resources3) Abuses of corporate powerB. Growing cities magnif ... o attack a railroad monopoly. Supreme Court ordered the company to dissolve.3. Added Departments of Labor and Commerce to the Cabinet4. Pushed through the Hepburn Act (1906), strengthening the Interst ...

(5 pages) 124 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Untied States at the end of the Great War: The 1920s

Americans lost their jobs.Well before this severe recession began, there was a dramatic increase in labor unrest. The raging inflation of 1919 wiped out the modest wage gains workers had achieved duri ... raging inflation of 1919 wiped out the modest wage gains workers had achieved during the war; many laborers were worried about job security as hundreds of thousands of veterans returned to the work f ...

(3 pages) 58 1 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

he 14 Executive Officers (ten of whom are also Directors) there are only two ethnic Chinese.Strikes:Labor unrest it was a strike that seemed to catch Hong Kong by surprise. Hong Kong had had no real W ... ws or procedures in laissez-faire Hong Kong added to the trouble. The issues were not unfamiliar in labor relations: assignment of duties not in line with employees past duties and efforts at cost con ...

(13 pages) 78 0 3.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

U.S. History Study Notes - Woodrow Wilson and World War I

ricans changed by the war?-as factories geared up for war production, corroborate managers shortage labor-the usual source of new workers (Europe) was obviously not available-employers found a ready s ... h-between 1917 and 1919 - outbreak of racial riots (both in north and south)-in addition there were labor riots and much lynching-NYC movement of black nationalism (blacks taking more pride in own cul ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

analysis of managment

nch 3SAR 266.00ExcellentFig.3. www.benches.comFig.4. www.Benchesusa.comFig.5. www.UKbenches .com3.3 LaborThe labor for the three Different benches is Different due to the Weight and the installing pro ... s Different due to the Weight and the installing procedures. This table explains the total cost for labor plus bench by units for each design.Note: Time is not a scale for Labor.Note: Each bench takes ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management