Essays Tagged: "working conditions"

Plight of Worker during the Industrial Revolution: A Paradigm Shift from Agriculture to Industry

mpt to industrialize. The plight of laborers during this time was a terrible one. Not only were the working conditions atrocious, the workers' salaries were meager, and they had no benefits or retirem ... ed machinery and was killed, the children would probably have to go to an orphanage.Even though the working conditions were terrible, there was still stiff competition for these factory jobs. Many imm ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Counseling Profession

sertive. As likely, clients seek counseling asa result of some change, prehaps a death or different working conditions.Clients ofren find themselves in the midsyt of some change they do notunderstand ...

(1 pages) 212 3 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Computer Technician. Personal experience

d web pages.About a year ago my Uncle changed jobs and now he is a Computer Technician. I have been working with him and really enjoy it.Five Tasks a Computer Technician May PerformGenerally there are ... ing systems, monitoring software and hardware, fixing hardware and software and designing computers.Working ConditionsThe working conditions of a Computer Technician varies. It depends on where and wh ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

UPS, a job for you?

erospace and Agriculture ImplementWorkers of America. Unions make sure that the workers have proper workingconditions and make the right amount of money for what type of work they aredoing. The Unions ... deliver, and the repetition of duties may become tiring. The weather also plays animportant role in working conditions and environment because one is exposed to itmany times a day.The workers also mus ...

(4 pages) 154 0 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

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

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 these stru ... use, heexperienced the horrendous conditions which laborers encountered Alongwith these nightmarish working conditions, they worked for nominal wages,inflexible and long hours, in an atmosphere where ...

(2 pages) 80 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Economic Changes in England During Eighteenth Century That Caused The Industrial Revolution

The first phase of the industrial revolution was a period(1760-1800) when the working conditions changed by going from the domestic system to the factory system. The factory syst ... England's economy socially and industrially.The Domestic System was the way people expressed their working abilities during the earlier part of the eighteenth century. The Domestic System is noted fo ... ry many people no longer followed the standards of the Domestic System. These people were part of a working system known as the Factory System. The Factory System was the way most people had based the ...

(10 pages) 426 0 3.9 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair is a dreary story that depicts the life of a working man in the earlytwentieth century. The book shows the horrid working conditions placed about ... with a black smoke that pours all day long from the big factories. The streets are not paved and theworking conditions are terrible. The setting is a perfect place for a man to struggle from one probl ... olace of comfort and relaxation. The time is important to the novelbecause it is before any laws on working conditions and food quality have been established. The noveltakes place in several time sequ ...

(6 pages) 166 0 3.8 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cesar Chavez

the rights and wages he and his fellow 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, Ariz ... he winter, cherries and beans in the spring, corn and grapes in the summer, and cotton in the fall. Working conditions for migrant workers were harsh and often unsafe. Their wages were low, and it was ...

(4 pages) 154 2 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How Technological changes affected industry workers in the 19th Century (timed)

This capitalist economic machine was powered by thousands of industrial workers. The atmosphere and working conditions that these industrial workers worked in were constantly changing. Technological c ... industrial workers worked in were constantly changing. Technological changes resulted in different working conditions and sparked industrial workers to join labor unions.In the late 19th century, a c ...

(2 pages) 158 1 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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.

he existence of child labour, resulting in underage 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 ... CHILD LABOURWhat is the issue of child labour all about?The main issue (s) of child labour are the working conditions and lack of time for proper education. The working conditions can be anything fro ...

(18 pages) 264 1 3.4 Nov/2002

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

The History of Austraila's economic recovery after the first World War, and the affects various leaders of the country had on the country.

age of vital energy needed for basic industries, the steel industry for example was reduced to idle working conditions due to the lack of coal. Decreasing the amount of available raw materials (steel) ... was experience. The Bretton Woods System was in full affect by the time Menzies took power and was working effectively up until his resignation from office. With the Bretton Woods System in full swin ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution was a step forward for the world as shown by new advances in technology, new working conditions, and the revolution's profound effect on society. The Industrial Revolution durin ... s of peaceful protest. Unions were often able to get factory managements to raise wages and improve working conditions for members (505). Even though factory workers led difficult lives, the Industria ...

(3 pages) 339 4 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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

There are many reasons for this.First, the Northerners were more concerned about civil rights. The working conditions of the factory workers in the North were as bad as the working condition of the s ...

(2 pages) 57 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Career option

n FBI detective. I would like to pursue this career because I am interested in solving problems and working with people. I choose this career because I want to help solve crimes and make the world a b ... before I make a life long decision. I believe I would successful in this field because I am good at working with other people and putting ideas together to make the final puzzle complete. So far I hav ...

(3 pages) 221 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Discuss whether Transnational corparations are good or bad for a nation state, its citizens and the economy as whole.

level, this means that TNCs tend to operate within countries where there are little restrictions on working conditions subsequently profits can be maximised through low wages and not having to provide ...

(7 pages) 148 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair

t the harsh reality of life in the factories, the horrors of the slaughterhouses and their inhumane working conditions. He talks about all of the poverty, disease, and despair that are underneath the ... of a cruel and prejudiced economic and social system, demonstrates the effect of capitalism on the working class as a whole. First, he shows that the jobs in Packingtown involve backbreaking labor, c ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Progressive Movement .

roblems brought on by America's industrialization. For example, Progressives wanted to improve poor working conditions, reform the corrupt systems of political machines, and regulate big business. Thi ... rms at the local, state, and national levels of government. The Progressives helped to improve poor working conditions, reform corrupt government, and regulate business. As a result, the Progressives ...

(2 pages) 129 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The issue of occupational stress in 1990's-2000's.

f-esteem and identity. In the past, workplace health concerns focused mainly on safety and physical working conditions. However, over this period complaints of occupational stress have skyrocketed. To ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Value of a College Education.

ng a greater chance of being employed with a desirable company; accordingly, I should have enhanced working conditions. Currently, I work in an office that has little ventilation and no air condition ...

(2 pages) 271 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A book review on Upton Sinclaire's The Jungle.

g plants. The story tells us about immigrants seeking the concept of the America dream. They end up working in harsh conditions in the meat factory that are not sanitized, and treat animals with such ... icago to find a better life. They believed in American jobs, and that they have excellent wages and working conditions, along with benefits and safety. Instead, Jurgis who got a job at a slaughter hou ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History