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25 Nov 2022

Gender inequality and work/life balance

Summary - 1 pages - Labor law

Individuals spend most of their time in the workplace; therefore an appropriate legal framework should be put in place to protect their rights but also quality of life, regardless of their sex. In this report, women's rights in the workplace will be tackled first, then the balance between...

30 Jun 2022

Practical case : Employment Law

Law case study - 6 pages - Labor law

1/ David has spent the last two decades working as a security officer for Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd. His contract with Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd expressly declares that he is ‘self-employed' and emphasizes at various points that the basis on which he receives his shifts to work for...

20 Mar 2022

Employee protection and economic liberalism in the US: does the search for a balance still make sense?

Essay - 6 pages - Labor law

American history, such as most countries nowadays in the world” history, has been through several periods of crucial changes, socially, economically and in general, politically. Very frequently, this also led to some changes in the legislation that was applied and evolved through most...

29 Sep 2010

To fight against any sort of discrimination, could and should all workers be treated equally?

Essay - 2 pages - Labor law

Gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion, family life and private matters do play an important part at work although they should not. Recruitment processes, salaries, the daily routine at the work office, are all places where workers should be considered equals but are in fact...

29 Sep 2010

Trade Unions in the United-States

Essay - 2 pages - Labor law

The twentieth century witnessed major evolutions in the American workplace, from mass production, to automation, and all the way to the digital economy we know now. Workers' lives have evolved similarly, mostly gaining from the benefits during the century. American workers mostly have their...

23 Nov 2009

Significant roles played by labor unions in the United States

Thesis - 5 pages - Labor law

This research paper examines significant roles played by the labor unions in the United States. A declining rate of union membership has been seen during the last few decades. Globalization, outsourcing jobs, economical changes, and new technological advancements, and inactive roles of labor...

16 Apr 2009

Fair labor

Thesis - 6 pages - Labor law

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”1 When considered in the context of globalization and modern capitalism, Churchill's words are oddly disturbing. As the global population continues to grow, unemployment and...

20 Feb 2009

The development of the welfare state and the National health service in Britain

Thesis - 12 pages - Labor law

The Poor Law of 1601 was introduced as a response by the Government to rising levels of concern over how 'the poor' should be supported. As a result of several poor harvests, and soldiers returning from war there was increased vagrancy, which concerned the Government who were...

12 Jan 2009

Industrial relations in the United States: A way from confrontation to cooperation

Essay - 6 pages - Labor law

The industrial relations characterize the employee-employers relation in a company. In the United States, the term “industrial relation” really appeared with the creation of the Commission on Industrial relations in 1912 after two leaders of the Structural Ironworkers Union killed...

30 Aug 2007

Paradise Valley Hospital case study

Case study - 25 pages - Labor law

Karen Vogel - Director of Nursing Conflict - DON vs. Hospital Administrator Mr. Anderson's philosophy: “If you leave a problem alone long enough and it will go away” Karen sought guidance and support Mr. Anderson: “do your job or let someone else do it” Karen agreed in...