Essays Tagged: "wages"

What were the advantages and disadvantages of Nazi rule for the German people up to 1939?

which was higher than what Germany had before the great depression by eight billion marks! Although wages had not overtaken the level that wages were at in 1928, industrial and consumer goods were way ... f living increased after the great depression. During the 1930's, car ownership in Germany trebled. Wages were gradually increasing, unemployment (Jews excepted) was at an all-time low, and there were ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Paper on the unions in America

being of workers, while that of business has been to promote the interests of stockholders. Higher wages and higher profits are compatible over the long run in a growing economy. Conflict does arise, ... run in a growing economy. Conflict does arise, however, from the fact that in the short run higher wages for workers imply lower profits for shareholders. Power, too, is a matter of dispute. In the a ...

(2 pages) 415 1 4.2 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Female Discrimination in the Labor Force

has unfortunately shown how women arestill being treated as inferior citizens when comparing their wages and the jobs they arehired for to that of men. Many women in similar occupations as men, and h ... e still to this day paid less than men. Maledisapproval of female workers is reflected in their low wages and the small number ofwomen in managerial positions. In 1986 only 23.7 percent of the female ...

(5 pages) 396 0 4.3 Jan/1997

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

Gender Roles in Education

sociological factors that cause women to have a much more difficult time getting the same benefits, wages, and job opportunities as their male counterparts. The society in which we live has been shape ... actual teaching situations, admission to post-secondary institutions, hiring, and job benefits and wages. It will also tackle what is being done to solve this problem and what can be done to remedy t ...

(7 pages) 435 0 4.7 Mar/1997

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

Betrayal by God

, Christmas. This is the time when you need every penny but the only thing he's getting now is lost-wages paid by his insurance company. It doesn't even close to what he would be making if the deli we ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Wages in sport

bvious to say that everyone would more than love it. This figure is only one of the many outrageous wages athletes are being paid today. True, not all twenty-three million dollars goes directly to the ... re in the United States are without a doubt the greatest on earth. The only problem is so are their wages. Although the athletes pay indicates the greatness of their individual ability, the amount ear ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


The major strengths of Romania are the plentiful workforce, low wages, and the accessibility of large domestic market. It's in a strategic location to tap a market ...

(1 pages) 102 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


n workers found it necessary to limit the number of immigrants to create available job positions at wages that allow them continue to feed their family.The Burlingame Treaty of 1868 stated that Chines ... e for any job. However, employers favored in hiring Chinese Laborers since they worked for very low wages on longer hours. If employers continued to hire Chinese Immigrants, there would be a less wage ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This is a policy paper. Social Security.

to provide money to the old, sick, andpenniless. A certain percentage of the employee and employers wages was to beremoved from each paycheck. The law passed by a landslide, but there were still somea ... lly know where our money goes?no. We just basicallyaccept that a chunk of it has to come out of our wages every month. Whatpoliticians and government do with it once they get their hands on it is unkn ...

(6 pages) 460 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Grover Cleveland

around alot. After Grover Cleveland's father died, he had to help support the family of nine on his wages as a clerk. He earned only $4.00 a week! He was unable to go to law school like he wanted to d ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The appeal of Socialism. Refers also to Sinclair's "The Jungle is a 'subliminal"

offered a bright futureand economic stability to these naive and hopeful people. Jobs withexcellent wages and working conditions, prime safety, and other benefitsseemed like a chance in a lifetime to ... which laborers encountered Alongwith these nightmarish working conditions, they worked for nominal wages,inflexible and long hours, in an atmosphere where worker safety had nopersuasion. Early on, th ...

(2 pages) 80 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Education outside the US and how it compares to education in the US

e their best grades, have to settle for working in factories producing clothes and shoes for little wages, because they have no chance to go to a college or a university. For example, China has one of ...

(2 pages) 118 1 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Boy vs Grapes of Wrath

gged man with sunburned faced, described on page 242. The ragged man had children that died because wages were too low and work was scarce to afford food to his children and wife. His story was one of ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Cesar Chavez

ay corporations and companies dealt with their workers. Chavez wasn't satisfied with the rights and wages he and his fellow workers earned and started a national association to improve working conditi ... low workers earned and started a national association to improve working conditions and earn better wages.Cesar Chavez was born in North Gila Valley, near Yuma, Arizona. He was one of six children. Hi ...

(4 pages) 154 2 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Document Based Essay Question explaining the Industrial Revolution during the 1800s. -how the US changed during the Revolution and the different problems it faced

bs in different industries, one being textiles. Some of the problems faced were child labor and low wages.Throughout the industrial revolution, there were different inventions that affected the people ... ie, describing the beginnings of the American steel industry in document 6, stresses the point that wages have risen. The reason why Carnegie stresses the point is mainly because he is defending the t ...

(3 pages) 277 1 3.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Immigration Essay

Non-English speaking workers take jobs away from American people because they will work for cheaper wages. Illegal immigrants receive welfare and health care and the money to fund this comes straight ...

(3 pages) 200 0 2.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Graying of America - Population aging.

r their benefits. Increasing costs of living and higher standards of living (as reflected in higher wages) also are consequences.In short, if no action is taken in the interim, by approximately 2013 t ... ' of America, an increasing cost of living, and a higher standard of living (as reflected in higher wages). Until serious reforms are undertaken, the American people will rightly lack confidence in th ...

(4 pages) 192 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Economics of Federal Defense Policy

ating. In fact, the signs of economic, social, and political decay were undeniable.For example, the wages of production workers in America have declined twenty percent in the last twenty years due to ...

(10 pages) 349 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"FOREIGN TRAVEL" - This essay tells the great use of foreign travel.

e past and now is of a very huge amount. Although it is expensive people at present now earn higher wages and the cost of travel is affordable.Traveling is an excellent way to open our minds; learning ...

(1 pages) 99 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Child Labour or Child Labor case. Also refers to a case called the Fifth Column. The first part is about issues of child labour and what Canadian Companies should do about this issue.

age youth being employed in unhealthy environments, working long hours and being paid extremely low wages. This, leads to little to no time for any type of education, triggering literacy problems and ... 2-18 hour workdays, often without overtime pay; to verbal, physical and sometimes sexual abuse; low wages and unhealthy conditions (Child Labour and the Rights of Youth, 2000).The working conditions l ...

(18 pages) 264 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse