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    granted on January 1, 2014. The Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (DWBR) was passed as law and it overturned the exemption from overtime pay for all “personal attendants.” What is a personal attendant? A personal attendant includes caregivers, nannies, housekeepers, babysitters and other domestic workers who provide their services in private households. The law is primarily directed at workers that provide personal care as 80% or more of their duties. This group of workers has been subjected to…

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    Servants in the Victorian Era Different Servants Upper servants such as butler, housekeeper, lady's maid,house steward,and valet Upper servants were classified as upper servants because upper class servants were entitled to respect and deference from the under staff. Upper servants were placed in larger households. Upper servants would take the head place at the dining room. The butler is the head of his department and responsible for the…

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    Women's Labor Movement

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    Specifically, I will study China, India and Thailand’s history; in order to understand why there is a division of gender and labor, as well as where it arises. I first discuss the labor issues in China faced by urban workers who are residents, and what the impact is on the migrant workers vying for the same jobs. I will discuss how China’s political system is one of the contributing influences on women laborers and what their progress has been. In the second section, I will examine India’s labor…

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    The H-2B Vagrant Worker

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    development or eateries. Less consideration is paid to women, who additionally relocate; we tend to consider them latently going with their spouses. Indeed, more than half of the Latin American vagrants to the U.S. are women looking for occupations as domestics. As worldwide exchange frameworks infiltrate the more "customary" fragments of the world, women progressively take part in financial ventures outside their homes and families; more women seek jobs outside their immediate community in…

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    Contemporary Slavery

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    average annual income is $11,000; for a family it is approximately $16,000.4 This makes farm work the second lowest paid job in the nation (after domestic labor)", -Student Action with Farmworkers, (saf-unite.org). Humans are willing to do anything to gain what they believe to be freedom, and many migrant Farmworkers do so.leave their homes t. Farm workers can be considered slaves, because due to poverty and violence in their mother country, have few options but to move to the U.S. and to work…

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    The abstract article, “Policies and Laws Regulating Migrant Workers in Malaysia: A Critical Appraisal”, authored by Evelyn Shyamala Devadason and Chan Wai Meng, depicts and discusses the broad topic relating to the legal acts that govern migrant incursion and their influence on the economy of Malaysia specifically. The article raises many issues including the absence revolving around the administration of laws, and practices of abuse by employees, businesses, and institutions within the labour…

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    Cumbia In Latin America

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    political and economic turmoil in Mexico, many musicians and performers migrated north to escape the instability caused by the war on drug cartels (Olvera Gudino, 94). This has caused the industry to move north and has decreased the buildup of the domestic…

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    important role in the socio-economic development of many countries. According to the ILO (2015) global estimates on migrant worker’s report issued in 2015, the world has an estimate of 232 million migrants, in which 150 million of them are migrant workers. The report additionally suggests that of the total of 150 million…

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    Unfortunately, sexism has driven Curley’s Wife to hold on to an impossible dream, therefore isolating herself and adding to her existing isolation that she feels from society’s expectations. Society also creates a hierarchical system among the ranch workers, which in characters such as Slim and Curley isolates them as they are either superior to the other men or simply cannot establish friendships due to the temperamental life that the men live. These three themes combine to create loneliness…

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    Tough Guize Reflection

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    A co-worker has recently returned to work after having an accident from which she is still recovering. One of her legs was amputated at the age of 8, and she recently injured her amputated limb. She had surgery and returned to the back to work program. After…

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