Essays Tagged: "Trade union"

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Scheme (ACAS), an analysis

Employment Protection Act 1975.The composition of ACAS today is largely governed by Part VI of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. The organisation of the Scheme is made up ... was set up as a body 'independent of the government, in particular independent of the Department of Trade and Industry' . This independence from governmental control is a unique feature, however ACAS ...

(10 pages) 214 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Caribean women.

reak of strikes and riots from Belize to Jamaica in the 1930s. In the absence of legally recognised trade unions, and denied the right to participate in government, working-class people used violent a ... or the right of all women to vote and the reduction in the property qualification for the franchise.TRADE UNIONSThe majority of unions emerged out of the labour struggles of the 1930s in which women w ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

Case Study: Issue: Wagner Act, Wrongful Termination Act.

usage is occuring among employees on the assembly line who have been actively engaged in seeking to unionize the company.In view of the foregoing circumstances, ABC's management in considering impleme ... n an "at wil basis".Conclusion-ABC Inc. violates the Wagner Act, which gives employees the right to unionize. Without proof of drug use managment created a policy to discriminate against the assembly ...

(1 pages) 105 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Biography of Samuel Gompers(first person)

extremely difficult to support a family of six children on the low wages earned at the cigar making trade.It became harder and harder to get along as our family increased and expenses grew. London did ... ng to achieve any positive changes, workers needed to unite regardless of skill level, ethnicity or trade. In 1875, I became the first president of the Cigar Makers' International Union.In 1877 he led ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Britain - What were the causes and the consequences of the General Strike of 1926?

s (government, employers and the TUC) as an example for future industrial relations in Britain. The Trade Union movement saw its opportunity to show the government that the wage reductions could not s ... orced to accept lower wages and longer hours of work and in 1927; the British government passed the Trade Disputes and Trade Union Act. This act made all sympathetic strikes illegal and meant that a g ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Autocratic business leadership in a recession

use they usually take decisions without consultation with others. Another potential problem is with Trade Unions. Although these are in decline in membership numbers and are under-represented in many ...

(6 pages) 97 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Britain's Employment Relations system.

of employee's motivation, the work environment, job satisfaction, the objectives of the company etc.Trade unions are developed to protect and promote the interests of their members. The ability of tra ... vice depends on the relative demand for that service. Thus, when demand for skilled labour is high, trade unions are in a relatively powerful position to negotiate a high price for the use of that lab ...

(20 pages) 327 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Brown v. Pro Football Inc.

f Law: Sherman Antitrust law states that " any contract, combination, or conspiracy in restraint of trade amongst the several states shall be deemed illegal." Labor law permits employers, after impass ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

All About Organized Labor

rganized labor was unsuccessful in improving its workers position due to the collapse of many labor unions, the ineffectiveness of strikes, and undisputed power that the employers had over their fello ... they separation is what ultimately lead to their demise.The ineffectiveness of the strikes of labor unions was also a big factor in their failure. Although the strikes did eventually lead to the gradu ...

(2 pages) 39 1 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Australian Industrial Relations Reforms 2005

the Australian economy can only be speculated, however the stances taken by the Government and the Trade Unions divulge to some extent, the effects this legislation will have on the economy.The Howar ... ill stay low if small and medium sized businesses have no reservations about taking on a worker.The Trade Unions are wholly against the proposed changes by the government, pointing out key aspects of ...

(5 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Analyze the impact of various events on the American Industrial worker between 1865 and 1900.

merican Federation of Labor." American Federation of Labor. 11 Mar. 2006. Wikipedia. 19 Mar. 2006 ."Trade union." Trade union. 19 Mar. 2006. Wikipedia. 19 Mar. 2006 .

(3 pages) 77 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American History

es 3. Public opinion is generally against unions.Samual Gompers: Union leader who joined with other trade and craft unionists to form (AEL) in 1886 Collective Bargaining: negotiations between workers ... r: Samual Gompers formed this union from Cigar Maker's International Union and joined it with other trade unions to for the Am. Federation of Labor.Sherman Anti-Trust Act: private monopolies were ille ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Capitalism & Free Trade

global assembly line is a capitalist?s dream come true. It allows companies to do business in free trade zones to manufacture goods throughout the world at the lowest possible cost to the company. Th ... ess restrictions and cheaper labor. Where as the production cost are drastically less in these free trade zones, so are the human rights laws, especially those pertaining to women, the majority of the ...

(8 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

American Revolution

ions. This proves that most factories were unsafe and had awful working conditions. owners resented unions were because they feared the thought of socialism. Socialism is an economic system in which a ... for workers. By 1902 the AFL had about 1.7 million members. (Doc #3) In the next two decades labor unions helped change the way all Americans worked. Another way people helped improve working conditi ...

(2 pages) 360 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"the Canterbury tales".comparing and contrasting the tradesman and the cook to the kinght. examples and quotes from the story included.

The tradesmen and the cook are not really comparable to the knight. They have different contrasting pers ... y comparable to the knight. They have different contrasting personalities, views and priorities.The tradesmen also known as the guildsmen appear as a unit or a group in the prologue. They are craftsme ... in the livery of one impressive guild-fraternity” (371-372). The word livery suggests that the tradesmen are wearing matching clothing that represents what they stand for and believe in. Their id ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Was Chartism Unsuccessful?

Between 1829 and 1834, a number of trade unions were created. Trade Union activity was a way of organising working-class pressure. The ... ure. The Combination Acts, which had banned unions between 1799 and 1824, were repealed in 1824 but Trade Union power was effectively taken away, as the Whig government reinstated an ancient law makin ... ions’ funds were inadequate to sustain strikes . In 1834, when the Grand National Consolidated Trade Union (GNCTU) was set up by Robert Owen, its attempt to unite all different men into one Trade ...

(8 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Case Study of The CRA Case

bbott and Timo: 2003).The first process was separating out collective bargaining (HRM approach) and trade union involvement from the employment relationship. This was achieved by changing employee val ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Business Management Employment Law Labor Relations

gins. However, some employees believe that the better choice would be to form and / or join a labor union within the organization. A labor union is defined as a group of workers who have banded togeth ... ieve that the management has ignored the petitions for resolution to such problems and instilling a union in the workplace may help to solve to issues. Using an organized union, the employee does not ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Chapter 23 The Building of European Supremacy Summary

one with many separate sub-plots but one that does rationally unfold. It only makes sense then that trade unionism and socialist political parties should emerge in the latter half of the 19th century. ... th its many different forms, generally appealed strongly to the proletariat. Beyond the ballot box, trade unions also emerged to group similar workers together. Trade unions allowed workers to have re ...

(14 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the view that the 1905 revolution posed little threat to the Tsarist regime.

ests were possibly powerful enough to threaten the Tsarist regime. In the summer of 1905 as illegal Trade Unions began to form and in October railway workers began the first general strike that became ... tended certain civil rights for the lower classes such as freedom of speech and the legalisation of trade unions. What none of the sources recognise however is that the workers soon realised their few ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History