Essays Tagged: "Unions"

How Technology Effects Modern America

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technology is probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and ...

(5 pages) 255 0 3.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

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

made up of a chairman and between nine and fifteen members, with three of four members representing unions, three or four representing employers and the remainder being 'independents'. ACAS was set up ... ceACAS, may upon request, provide advice to employers, employers' associations, employees and trade unions. Such advice is left to the discretion of ACAS, who will act as appropriate in matters concer ...

(10 pages) 214 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Technology and Modern America

ons given for the wage squeeze - international competition,technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts -technology is probably the most critical. It has favored theeducated and th ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.3 Feb/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Society and the role that computers play in USA

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technologyis probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and t ...

(4 pages) 104 0 5.0 Dec/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How the Internet Effects Modern America. U.S Wage trends

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technologyis probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and t ...

(5 pages) 133 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

UPS, a job for you?

also a fewdisadvantages. Some of the advantages are that most freight and material moversbelong to Unions. The particular unions that represent freight and material moversare International Union, Uni ... sare International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture ImplementWorkers of America. Unions make sure that the workers have proper workingconditions and make the right amount of money f ...

(4 pages) 154 0 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How Technology effects North America. U.S. Wage Trends

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technologyis probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and t ...

(5 pages) 132 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Technology in Modern America, the effects on society

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technologyis probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and t ...

(5 pages) 298 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The effects of technology in modern America.

ons given for the wage squeeze - internationalcompetition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts - technologyis probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and t ...

(5 pages) 153 0 5.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

reflection question: What explains slavery was "milder" in the North? Were Northerners more humane than Southerners?

ed for twelve to fourteen hours a day. But unlike in South, the Northerners had ability to organize unions. At first, unions were not successful, but they did make progress. So the Northerners became ...

(2 pages) 57 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The tough times that labor had before and while they were forming unions.

ese challenges provided hardships for their way in life. It prompt the workers of this time to form Unions in order to protect themselves and provide a safety rope. The forming of unions gave the work ... e bottom of the company and did not matter according to the owners and leaders ofcompany.By forming unions, the workers gained some fairness in the conditions of the companies. As individuals, they we ...

(2 pages) 81 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paper discusses unions, and global union trends. It gives views on the future of unions while looking at the history of unionization.

in America would join a union if they had a chance, but employers routinely block attempts to form unions. Increasingly, elected leaders, community groups and religious leaders are demanding that com ... s leaders are demanding that companies stop breaking the law and hindering workers' efforts to form unions. In 1935, Congress passed the National Labor Relations Act, giving workers the right to form ...

(4 pages) 461 1 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marriage is a fundemental right. An argument for same-sex marriage.

and the government's interest in encouraging procreation, there have been steps taken to make these unions legal. The United States is slowly being forced to admit that the restriction on homosexual m ...

(2 pages) 371 4 2.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Family Life is Good for You.

a's General Social Survey, which collected information on relationship ties, marital splits and new unions.In 2001, almost 90% of Canadian men and women aged 50 to 69 had started their conjugal life t ... the National Marriage Project at Rutgers University, who had just published their 2002 State of Our Unions report, titled, "Why Men Won't Commit: Exploring Young Men's Attitudes About Sex, Dating and ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How successful was organized labor in improving the position of workers in the period form 1875 to 1900?

amples of the success of organized labor, it was nearly impossible to make it work at this time. If unions were going to work, striking would have to be effective and clearly, they weren't. In the 186 ... or higher wages, an 8 hour work day and various social causes and it set the stage for many failing unions to come. In 1877, railroad workers in this union from across the country took part in an enor ...

(4 pages) 27454 2 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What are Unions and What do They Do

Running Head: ASSIGNMENT FOUROntario CanadaAPA StyleWhat are Unions and What do They DoTo understand the need for unions firstly we need to understand the nature ... ver-ending drive for more profits," (Black & Silver, 2001, 15). Therefore when we consider what unions do today, we must also consider what unions have done in the past. Although each of us has ou ... people living in Canada today, particularly those of us born into this working world influenced by unions, we must keep in mind that we have never lived or existed in an era not influenced by unions, ...

(6 pages) 266 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Industrial Revolution DBQ

ulty for others. Because of the demands for reform and protection for workers arose, government and unions began to take place. That was how the evils of the Industrial Revolution addressed in England ... evils of the Industrial Revolution addressed in England in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.Unions are voluntary associations joined by workers. The Combination Act of 1800, which hindered the ...

(2 pages) 4222 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the role of trade unions in the political changes of the 1970s and 1980s

inting out that he sees this as a comeback for his union. Whether or not this is the same for other unions at the time is to be seen, also what effect they have on politics also needs to be analysed. ... of black liberation in South African politics so taking this line of approach as "a revival of the unions" may go a long way to discover what effect the unions had on political change in the 1970s an ...

(7 pages) 79 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Did American Policy Favor African-Americans, Native Americans, and Factory Workers in the mid-to-late 1800's?

t failed. The federal government favored big business in this time and helped limit the progress of unions. However, child labor laws were eventually passed that did prohibit children from working. Al ... them. This act hurt the Native American people.During this time, the government failed to recognize unions as representing the factory workers. Because the big businesses gave government money, the fe ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Magazine article about homosexual marriage.

MarriageI read an article out of Newsweek called, State of Our Unions. This article talked about how gay marriage is right on the horizon. The author says that evo ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights