Category Archives: Labor & Industrial Relations

Surviving the New Economy

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The concept of a reservation wage states that individuals will choose not to participate in labor market activity if the given wage rate is below their reservation wage. The Who? among those recognized by a Nobel Prize in the Economic Sciences is seldom surprising. Three Chicago billionaires that had backed President Obama's first presidential campaign, all of them with interests in hotels that unions were trying to organize, let it be known to him that they opposed the bill.

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Strike Story: A Dramatic Re-telling of the Story of The

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The Politics of Economic Adjustment under González’ Socialist Government 6. As of 2012, the journal Compensation and Working Conditions was incorporated into Monthly Labor Review. Although there was no strong evidence that right-to-work laws impeded unionization in studies carried out through the late 1980s, more recent research suggests a modest decrease in unionization rates, but not in wages, during the first 40 years after Taft-Hartley (Moore 1998).

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Experience and Meaning of Work in Women's Lives

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Whatever Roosevelt's reasons for his decision, the moderate conservatives Teagle and Kirstein were privately pleased with it. Pointing out that there could be an innovation–access tradeoff is often too simplistic, however. The proposal should briefly discuss the relevant academic literature and how the research will contribute to this literature, and proposals for empirical research should identify potential data sources.

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Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap --

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For example, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans confers a designation to persons who complete a series of college-level courses and pass exams covering employee benefit plans. They claim that interest arbitration takes the voluntarism out of the concessions and makes the parties "hold back" concessions to maneuver the arbitrator into a decision that is more favorable to their side. Thus the sociological significance of an individual’s career is held to consist in the amount and type of social mobility that he achieves.

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International Trade and Labour Markets

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It is his duty not to use his property against the interests of others among his own people. For corrections or technical questions regarding this series, please contact (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. The wage advantage enjoyed by union members results from two factors. Do Women and Non-economists Add Diversity to Research in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics? Deindustrialization also implies that the role of trade unions is likely to change over time in the advanced economies.

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Portable Pensions: a Review of the Issues (Industrial and

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With President Wilson appearing to favor steel executives, the defeat of the steel strike in December 1919 sealed the fate of collective bargaining in the ensuing decade (Zieger and Gall 2002, pp. 39-41). But the sheer numbers of the American workforce was gaining momentum as the century neared its conclusion. The Players Association is denying reports however that a new collective bargaining agreement has been reached. South Africa's problems are many and complex but at their root is the collapse of the balance struck in the dying days of apartheid between the predominantly white world of business and the predominantly black...

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The State of Working America, 2008/2009 (An Economic Policy

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Despite these apparent victories in the Supreme Court for the corporate community, the decisions did not go far enough to satisfy even the corporate moderates, who decided to join with ultraconservatives in an attempt to bring about changes in labor law through the legislative process. Hayek summed it up as follows: “We have now reached a state where [unions] have become uniquely privileged institutions to which the general rules of law do not apply” (1960, p. 267).

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White Collar Sweatshop: The Deterioriation of Work and Its

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The question remains as to what the fallout from the UK’s departure from the EU will be. All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. The Role of the Economic, Technological, and Demographic Environments From studies by industrial psychiatrists, sociologists, and psychologists have come data showing that the degree to which unemployment affects the individual depends upon past experience, individual aspirations, socioeconomic class, community associations, age, sex, education, status, attitudes, resistance to change, personality, and the length of unemployment.

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Gender Pay Differentials: Cross-National Evidence from

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The Japanese industrial federations and the national centres are mainly affiliated institutions of some large enterprise unions. What it cannot do is generate improvement in the living standards of masses of people. A strike, or threat of strike, plays a strong political role in the transit environment, much more so than in most other industries. While understanding how the macro economy behaves in the ideal, frictionless setting is indispensable; most of the interesting issues in macro arise as a consequence of some sort of friction or missing market.

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Between the Norm and the Exception: The Frankfurt School and

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As Gouldner (1956) suggests, many of the theoretical propositions of traditional social science have proved inadequate to deal with the problems of change. March 25, 1986, p. 17. "Settling Inexorably into Oligopoly" (Airlines after Deregulation), The New York Times Sunday Business Forum, September 7, 1986, p. Beyond the latest trends or data, you can dive deeply into topics that matter to you and find guidance on articulating your business impact while positioning your organization for performance, growth and innovation.

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