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  • Italian Labor Unions
    630 words
    What is the cause of the recent revival in the Italian labor unions In the past five decades, Italian labor unions have been like a Ping Pong ball, bouncing from weak and divided to strong and united. Membership has also been increasing and decreasing as the unity and strength have been fluctuating. Over the past ten years, Italian unions have experienced a remarkable resurgence. After more than a decade of declining political power, membership loss, and significant inter- and intra-union confli...
  • Powerful Unions Into Industrial Action
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    When discussing power and its implications, one must take into account several key things: who the proponents are, what positions they hold, and what they have to gain from exercising power. Generally, it is obvious when power is employed, it is one group contesting the other, and an outcome is achieved by the exercise of power, usually by the group in the strongest position. However, often, relations become distorted when institutionalised power is at play, and likewise with people power groups...
  • New System Of Employer And Employee Relations
    1,198 words
    This paper will critically review the major opposing perspectives on arbitration and industrial relations, with particular attention to how government regulation and intervention relate to the changes made to the system after 1996. The major focus of this brief paper will be to demonstrate that Howard's industrial relations policies resemble those of the late 1800's, where the Master and Servant Act's regulated the relationships between employer and employee. These were replaced with the introdu...
  • New Industrial Relations Trade Unions
    2,631 words
    Renewal or Replacement - A reevaluation of Trade Union Responses. Since the 1980's academia and professionals alike have been picking at the bones of discussion regarding the decline of Trade Unions, their strategies of survival and issuing prescriptions as to the most suitable form Trade Unionism can take in order to modernise, compromise and indeed to qualify for a role within the new workplace. Within this plethora of discussion much is made of placing relevant unions into suitable and identi...
  • Export To Different States Within The Union
    788 words
    EU, the Maastricht Treaty, and Comparisons of viewpoints The Maastricht Treaty is the main single document holding the European Union together. It creates the backbone of the Union. "Article B outlines the heart of the Maastricht treaty. It also contains the issues that create the most division among the 15 countries participating in the Union". I will attempt to compare 3 different countries attitude as I see it on "developing closer cooperation on justice and home affairs". This, I feel is the...
  • Burns
    380 words
    Burns was born just before George came to the throne in 1760. America declared her independence when Burns was 17 and the Paris mob sacked the Bastille to start the French Revolution in 1789, when the poet was 30. Revolutionary ideas were in the air during the life of Burns and he was affected by this trend. Scotland and England had only finally joined through the Union of the Parliaments in 1707 and there was still a resentment against the loss of independence which has continued to the present...
  • Unions And Industrial Relations
    1,400 words
    (Assignment 4) A description of North America and its IR systems. Focus on the factors influencing the different systems of IR and their impact on the employer-employee relationship. Besides this aspect, a focus on the impact of environmental and contextual factors as well as on the role of national culture and institutions in the evolution and nature of IR could also be interesting. Each team will have to present during the fist session its reflection. You should NOT USE more than 2 SLIDES and ...
  • Awards And Agreements In The Hospitality Industry
    1,285 words
    The Food and Hospitality Industry has become one of the biggest employers in our state. It now has attained a much higher status in society and demands high standards of work from its employees. Employment opportunities are many, but eagerly sought by a vast majority of people. For this reason as in any other established business, interviews are conducted. Through these interviews, the interviewer looks for personal qualities and interpersonal skills in a prospective employee to fulfill the job ...
  • 100 Foreign Investment Of Mexican Operations
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    Introduction In this paper I will discuss the history and practices of the Maquiladora industry. I will discuss its background, its problems, the benefits it offers to United States companies, and the impact the NAFTA has and will have on the industry. In addition, I will make a suggestion on a possible strategy the Maquiladoras can adopt in order to address the challenges brought on by the NAFTA, to ensure it remains a strong force in the future. Background Mexican agricultural workers had been...
  • United Automobile Workers Union
    1,755 words
    The Workings of Automotive Unions The last bolt is screwed on as a relieved automotive worker marvels at his wondrous creation: a car. With the roar of an engine, the car slowly disappears into the distance. The worker gradually turns around, picks up his tools, and continues to work on a new car. As a consumer, we rarely wonder how things are made; we simply take everything we own for granted. For once, have you wondered how many hours of hard labor many automotive workers must go through? The ...
  • Changed Form Of Industrial Union
    550 words
    First of all, lets analyze what industrial union is. Industrial union is a labor union made by the workers belonging to a certain industry independent of their trade, skill, or occupation. The craft union is opposite to the industrial union, as it unites the workers of one skill, for example, electricians, lawyers, etc. Columbia University Encyclopedia writes that the industrial union is sometimes referred to as a vertical union, since it accepts the workers from the least to the most skilled as...
  • Protection And Industrial Arbitration And Conciliation
    2,036 words
    In a time of social unrest and industrial action was becoming a common place. A few sort to rectify the problem. These liberal reformers included Charles Kingston, Alfred Deakin and Justice Higgins who were influential in bringing about the establishment of arbitration. This paper will discuss what these liberal reformers did to establish arbitration and why did they favour this type of form of industrial regulation. Also, what the response was of employers and unions to this type of industrial ...

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