Essays Tagged: "Unemployment benefits"

Canada-U.S. unemployment rates. Why is Canada's so high?

ay excellent work-now take on the critics!!For decades prior to the 1981-82 recession, the national unemployment rates of Canada and the United States had been nearly identical. Since then, a persiste ... ince then, a persistent 'unemployment rate gap' has emerged. Throughout most of the 1980s, Canada's unemployment rate has consistently been about 2 percentage points higher than in the United States. ...

(13 pages) 186 1 4.4 Oct/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This is a book review of Jean Swanson's book called "Poor Bashing".

or" when she discusses the word "dependency." It is generally used to describe people who are using unemployment insurance or welfare payments as being "dependent on the system." She comments: "Depend ... ts as being "dependent on the system." She comments: "Dependency implies that people use welfare or unemployment insurance because they are lazy or childlike or personally flawed in some way. Why aren ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Article Review - Compensation/Benefits Issue - MGT 431

he morning commute certainly has some appeal. However, a recent New York case involving a claim for unemployment benefits illustrates how telecommuting requires that the court system apply unprecedent ... elationship. The employment relationship ended when she turned down the offer and chose to file for unemployment benefits in the state of New York. When her claim was denied, a legal battle began betw ...

(2 pages) 582 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Unemployment - problems and solutions

The issue of unemployment is a suffer for the majority of countries in the world and it is clear that the wealthi ... gs than can be done to stop this process and prevent it from evolving .One of many elements causing unemployment is the too high cost of worker's maintenance. There should be done something about it, ... itizens. On the contrary the best are doing countries from west Europe and north America. There the unemployment is the lowest because of essential assistance. In my opinion, there is a possibility to ...

(2 pages) 19632 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Fiscal Policy

Relief, revitalizing National Defense, establishing Homeland Security and providing incentives and unemployment payments under the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act. Fiscal policy is expected to ... rsonal taxes and increased incentives for business investment. These measures, along with increased unemployment insurance payments, will provide much needed purchasing power to households and busines ...

(2 pages) 335 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

American Economics.

ance (Robertson p. 33), provides cashpayments to help replace income lost as a result of retirement,unemployment, disability, or death. The program also helps pay the costof medical care for people ag ... three main parts. They are (1) old-aged, survivors, disability, andhospital insurance (OASDHI), (2) unemployment insurance; and (3)workers' compensation.THE SOCIAL SECURITY PAYROLL TAX.This tax was to ...

(8 pages) 150 0 4.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Religious Freedom: Supreme Court Case Oregon Vs Smith

ious ceremony at their Native American church. Alfred Smith and Galen Black, both later applied for unemployment compensation with the state of Oregon. Oregon's Employment Division denied them unemplo ... of work related misconduct. The state appellate court reversed that decision ruling that the denial unemployment benefits violated the rights of Smith and Black under the First Amendment free exercise ...

(9 pages) 40 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Costs of Replacing a Mid-Level Manager

the salary or wages of this employee and the time it takes to complete the necessary paperwork for unemployment, retirement re-allocation, as far as separation papers. Often times when someone is lea ... view, administrative functions related to termination, separation/severance pay, and an increase in unemployment compensation (Pinkovitz, Moskal, & Green, n.d.). Separation costs can begin before ...

(9 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

The Whitlam Dismissal 1975

all, doubling spending on education and abolishing university fees, increasing wages, pensions and unemployment benefits, ending censorship and replacing "God Save the Queen" as the national anthem w ... stress. Thousands of workers went of strike and many thousands more were faced with the prospect of unemployment or working without pay."We demand that the Opposition cease its ruthless blackmail and ...

(7 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Granting Legal Rights to Immigrants.

Rising Unemployment Increases Crime Rate.It is a prevailing assumption in the society and an acceptable nor ... evailing assumption in the society and an acceptable norm that the crime rate has direct links with unemployment a lot only crime rate, but also the suicide rate and decline healthiness.Unemployment r ... ty. Hence "JOB" plays a very important role in today's economy.But during the great depression when unemployment rate exceeded to 20%, the crime rate did not increase. It is very surprising but there ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.4 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

GDP and the underground economy

itary equipments and any investment made, but bearing in mind that transferring of payments such as unemployment benefits is not taken into this account. Canada had amounted C$339,092 for this value.X ... affected and undervalued.Taking Canada as perspective, due to the illusory of recession and rising unemployment rates from early 1990s had lead its statistical structure off track as a large portion ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

From Here to Economy

economy. Labor is a commodity, and because it can be bought and sold, if there is no demand for it, unemployment can occur. When this happens, not only are citizens not adding to the productivity of t ... g away from it, as they are now government expenditure. The author offers an interesting idea, give unemployment benefits upfront, and provide an incentive to use it as "seed capital" to start up a bu ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Obama Suggestions: What top two priorities should Obama accomplish in his first 2 years and what is the best method of achieve so?

o normally would be "successful" as in do not ease bankruptcy laws, but let people tap into limited unemployment benefits.The key ways to improve market confidence are: 1) psychologically Obama should ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Total Compensation Methods

nal benefits willfully selected by employers.The benefits required by law include, social security, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation insurance, and family and medical leave (FMLA). Such b ...

(6 pages) 219 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Fat Tax Policy

There are huge costs that are attributed to it, being paid by society in the form of medical fees, unemployment benefits, and many other costs. The government needs to address these costs and problem ... he unemployed with medical and living expenses. These include programs such as: Medical Assistance, unemployment insurance, state-run health insurance, and Veterans hospitals to name a few (Runge, 200 ...

(9 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Marcel Mauss' "The Gift" - Social Insurance Legislation

tion is the body of laws that doles out such things as Social Security and Medicare to our elderly, unemployment checks to the unemployed, and things like health insurance. They are the collective rig ... e health insurance. They are the collective rights to social protections against sickness, old age, unemployment, and death.Mauss believes that these things are inspired by one thing, “the worker ...

(2 pages) 1240 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Total Compensation Methods Paper

eks a year of unpaid leave to attend to certain family needs and medical issues.Social security and unemployment insurance are also mandated compensations. Unlike the Family and Medical Leave Act, exp ... ty. Employers are required to match employee's contributions to social security (Noe, et. al. 2004).Unemployment insurance is a program that eases the impact and assists in job placement, when a perso ...

(2 pages) 123 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Inventory Management

ociated with rehiring employees, there is the cost a company incurs when laid-off employees collect unemployment insurance. When the unemployment insurance account is reduced, a company's tax rate inc ... occur during the layoff year, it generally takes place over the next few years until the business's unemployment insurance account reaches its pre-layoff rate.Lastly, there are less tangible costs, wh ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Five Social Insurances and One Housing Fund

cting employee's benefits."Five social insurances" included endowment insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, employment injury insurance and maternity insurance . "One f und" is referre ... CategoriesEmployerEmployeeE ndowment Insurance22%8%Medical Insurance12%2%Unemployment Insurance1.7%1%Maternity Insurance0.8%Employment Injury Insurance0.5 ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Education Maintenance Allowance analysis

sidered. The years in which the benefit was available were not what can be deemed prosperous. Youth unemployment rates stood at 20.5% (BBC, 2011). Though not to be overstated this is a factor that nee ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education