Academic Papers on Labor Studies

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This 5 page paper examines Marxism and business unionism in a question and answer sheet set. Labor is related to the capitalist system. The history of the labor movement is examined as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 4 page paper examines unions and how the legal environment is changed as a result. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

10 pages. This paper looks at the differing views of American labor by two authors, Taylor E. Dark and Max Green. The differing theses of these men's works focus on the nature of the American political and governmental institutions that influence how organized labor attempts to exert influence on the public making process. Also noted is the way ...

A 10 page research paper which looks at Jimmy Hoffa's career as an expert negotiator. Hoffa, as president of the Teamsters' Union, wielded immense power throughout the 50s and 60s and up until his disappearance in 1975. The writer examines --hypothetically-- whether or not Jimmy Hoffa would make a good negotiator in today's political and ...

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of social controls of labor. The controlling aspects of the media, religion, and government are explored. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Wagner Act

  • 5 page paper

5 pages. The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 is informally known as the Wagner Act. It is named for its sponsor, Senator Robert Wagner of New York. this Act created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and established workers' right to collective bargaining. This paper lookes at the problems that arose before the Wagner Act was ...

A 4 page overview of some of the more common legal requirements for employee rights. A detailed discussion is included on the more complex ramifications of workers' rights as provided in the “Employment at Will” and the “Fair Labor Standards Act”. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Taft-Hartley Act

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper discussing the Labor Management Relations Act. Details of the history of unions is provided. The Wagner Act, which is actually the predecessor to the Taft-Hartley Act, is described. The changes to the original Act are provided as well as some particulars in relationship to certain court case. The UPS strike is ...

3 pages in length. Protecting the union ideal – and the rights inherent to that principle – was the primary objective of both the Landrum-Griffin Act of 1959 and the Wagner Act, also known as The National Labor Relations Act. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper which presents an overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act as it involves payment of wages. In addition, the paper also discusses the history of the act. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 10 page analysis of the right to work in the United States and the efficacy of the Wagner Act and the Taft-Hartley Act in regards to the emerging global economy. The writer argues that as the economy has evolved, so has the right to work, and cognizant US citizens will recognize the necessity ...

This 10-page paper examines how the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 will have an impact on the workforce. The paper also discusses the supporters and critics of the act. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing the history of this New Deal law. Labor unrest had been well known before World War I, but the federal government largely had remained aloof from the labor movement. The Wagner Act provided a legal basis for the existence of labor unions; the Taft-Hartley amendment 12 years later largely did the same ...

A ten page paper which looks at the processes of recruitment and selection by employers of prospective candidates in terms of the similarities and differences between Britain and Greece, including interview procedures and anti-discrimination safeguards. Bibliography lists 10 sources

This is a 10 page paper discussing the development of labor relations and collective bargaining in the United States. Collective bargaining was made possible by progressive labor relation acts which were passed beginning in the 1930s. These acts allowed for employees to bargain with their employers in regards to work conditions, job security and discrimination ...

Teamsters Union

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper on the Teamsters union. The writer gives a brief history of the union, its recent declines, projected gains, and an outlook for the future. Bibliography cites 6 sources.

A 15 page review of the history of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and their accomplishments. Provides an emphasis on ILGWU activities in New York City. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 6 page paper on this event in labor history as described by Steven Golin in his 1988 book. The writer describes the conditions which led to the unorganized strike by silk workers, who were subsequently supported by the IWW and intellectuals of the time. Full citation is provided for the book.

This 6 page paper discusses the place of unions in the United States since the advent of globalization. Their history, current presence and future possibilities are examined. Bibliography lists 8 sources .

This 6 page paper provides an overview and history of this organization that includes a variety of laborers. Attention is paid to tunnel diggers. Ethnic composition is disused as well as alleged Mafia ties. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Art of Negotiation

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page research paper which examines how the eight principles of successful negotiation as outlined by Fisher and Ury in their book Getting to YES: negotiating agreement without giving in (1991) could be applied to a hypothetical business scenario. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This is a 6 page position paper in regards to Barry Bluestone’s essay “The Inequality Express”. In his paper “The Inequality Express”, Barry Bluestone (1996) discusses aspects of the trends predicted by British sociologist Michael Young in his 1958 book “The Rise of Meritocracy, 1870-2033” in which an individual’s socioeconomic status would no longer be ...

A 5 page paper discussing IEBW Local 3 and CWA Local 1180. On a national level, the IBEW can be said to include members who work in all levels of electrical work regardless of application. The CWA also has members who work in low-voltage communications applications but expand to other forms of communication as well. The ...

3 pages in length. Communication and a team player attitude represent two of the most important characteristics of today's employee. Indeed, jobs are a prized commodity in contemporary society where the trickle down effect of September 11th has cost myriad people their otherwise stable positions. For one individual to stand out above ...

A 59 page paper discussing the use of technology at Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading producer of oil and gas products, and workers’ reactions to that use of technology. This is an expanded version of the 52-page paper of the same name (KShrTechStu.rtf), and includes a deeper analysis of the statistical analysis section. ...

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