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    The Industrial Revolution was seen as positive, but it also brought many negative things along with it. The first negative effects were the poor/horrible living and working conditions, which were dangerous jobs that caused thousands of injuries and deaths; and tight, dirty, grimy, and extremely overcrowded living spaces. Secondly, there was a major lack of education for children and adults. And lastly, child labor made children work excruciatingly difficult, painful, and long jobs for absolute…

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    diverse individuals, which requires managers who can possess the social skills needed to manage employee needs. (Characteristics) Its task is to ensure that qualified employees are placed in positions that will be beneficial to the success of the organization. (Characteristics) The purpose of its inception was to improve labor problems, by way of better management. It was during the 19th century that worker, also called “welfare officers,” (History) were into introduce to forefront to…

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    These changes have often come in the face of labor unrest, international criticisms or industrial tragedies. With greater liberal policies and the country’s return to democracy, the garment industry started to grow exponentially in the 1990s and began to gain international attention. The first minimum wage for garment workers was set in 1994, when the sector. The next raise minimum wage was in 2006 following the first…

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    The Factory Act of 1833 was the first major legislation restricting the use of child labour in British textile factories. There had been previous reforms starting in 1803, however these attempts did not achieve much success. The Factory Act was the first act to introduce a ten hour work day for children under thirteen. More importantly, it created a system of inspectors to enforce the regulations. This was a significant reform that majorly affected the policies of textile factories. These…

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    Bethel Poon: Through the interview that was conducted, I was able to get a glimpse into the mind of an individual who dealt with various Human Resource tasks for his company. Being a small business owner, he needs to take on many roles in order to keep daily operations running smoothly and successfully. One such role is of a Human Resources manager, who recruits, screens, interviews and on-boards potential employees. Although he stated that it is very rewarding to find an individual who fits…

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    Resource Management has been very interesting. In being one of the minions most of my employed years and in a management position just a few years. I did not realize how much I had noticed what Human Resource Management have to do to run a successful organization. It takes a lot being part of the Human Resource Management team. One must know how to do a planning, recruitment and selection of what the jobs entail, what skills are needed and how the selection process will be like. A Human Resource…

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    In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on where our clothing is made and how employees have been treated. My favorite pair of black combat boots that I bought are made in China and one of Target’s main brands called Mossimo. The cost of theses boots were around forty dollars. If I am in a rush, these boots have a zipper on the sides of the shoes making it easy to grab and go in the morning. Target has rules and regulations in place to protect employees that work in these factories. But…

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    skills which allowed them to enter the competitive labour market benefitted from long-term employment, good wages, and benefits (Friesen 181). These jobs required a higher degree of specialized knowledge. For the unskilled worker, this was problematic. They entered a time of low wages, fewer benefits, relentless surveillance, and not to mention high job insecurity. Although this epoch was considered a time of plenty – new developments in the labour market and record-breaking profits, there was…

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    Certain state benefits e.g. statutory sick pay available to Ee. Irreducible minimum: The courts have developed various tests to see employee/self employed. Irreducible minimum: A contractual relationship between the Claimants and the Def; Mutuality of obligation; Personal service and control. Dacas V Brook Street Bureau [2004] Mrs Dacas was no longer need as a cleaner in the hostel (own by council) and she sue the council and the agency for a claim in unfair dismissal. Held: She was not employed…

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    Being part of a union gives you a stronger voice and having a better place to work. Also, the union is a democracy. Individuals elect their negotiating committee and leadership for their local and international union. A union is thousands of people standing together to make a difference. We all have laws that protect us at work but a union contract ensures that these laws and rules are enforced. A union grievance process ensures that everyone is treated…

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