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  • STEM Labor Supply Shortage

    reports expressed concern over the academic achievement gaps between genders and races, teacher quality, the current STEM labor supply in the US,…

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  • Skilled Labor Shortage

    The United States is no stranger when it comes to shortages, however, a skilled labor shortage could prove problematic. An article published by the economist looked at the labor shortage experienced in Atlanta, in particular, the Atlanta Media Campus and Studios. Although this article brought up some valid information, it oversimplified the issue as a whole. This paper will address some of the points not mentioned in the article and conclude with how the information is relevant and helpful to…

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  • Bracero Program Planning Essay

    policies such as guest worker programs. The Bracero program, an example of such policies, was an agreement between the U.S and Mexico that allowed for the importing of Mexican workers through the use of contracts. Despite the opportunity that many believed was to come from the system, it resulted in a negative utilization of Mexican immigrant workers. The Bracero Program planning first immerged when growers claimed there was a rise of labor shortages due to World War II. The American Farm…

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  • STEM Workforce Shortage

    This workforce shortage has diminished the competitiveness of the US global economy and threatened national security. Not all analysts agree with the three reports, arguing that STEM executives are causing the domestic STEM workforce shortages. This paper analyses both arguments regarding the domestic STEM workforce shortage: that foreign workers on H-1B visas are beneficial to our labor supply since US schools are not producing enough STEM graduates, and that the domestic STEM workforce…

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  • Cultural Effects On Women Of Color

    to stay in lower income professions throughout their lifetime. Women of color are generally found to work in lower, blue-collar labor classes due to lack of well-built educational upbringings and well-off communities (Anderson, 1996:280). Additional explanations are required for consideration based on culture shaping backgrounds, and how economic opportunities are constructed on access to education among women of racial inequalities…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Civil Right To Equal Pay

    public sphere thus creating a patriarchal system. However, with World War II, men were sent off to war, leaving labor shortages that needed to be filled. As a result, millions of women took an incredibly active role in both the war and job market for the first time in history. Women began to perform the same work that their male counterparts had done, but for less pay. Such a policy led to the formation of labor unions, and in 1945 legislation was passed in order to acknowledge the work done by…

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  • Division Of Labor And Capitalism By Smith, Marx, And Durkheim

    In this world division of labor and capitalism is essential for capitalist, most people would also think is important for the workers as well. Which it is for a period of time, but after a while the benefit fades away. There are more negative consequences of division labor and capitalism than you think. This essay will analyze all the negative consequences of the division and labor and capitalism arguments by Smith, Marx, and Durkheim. In Adam Smith’s book “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes…

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  • Unionized Work Environment

    “United we bargain, divided we beg,” was the slogan for working class individuals that lead many men and women to come together to demand better hours, working conditions and higher pay. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is one legal theory that plays an important role in the way in which many businesses operate and . “The NLRA guarantees the rights of employees to organize and bargain collectively with their employers and to engage in other protected concerted activity.” When an employee…

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  • Immigrant Work Force

    natives were displaced from their jobs. In America the immigrants are not only taking jobs from people who did not work hard enough but they are also taking jobs and opportunities away from our children. The other hard hit sector of the American labor force is the teenagers like me. Zeigler and Camarota (2010) found that, “On average, a 10 percentage-point increase in the immigrant share of a state’s work force from 1994 to 2007 reduced the labor force participation rate of U.S.-born teenagers…

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  • Utilitarianism Vs. Kantianism: Child Labor

    Utilitarianism vs. Kantianism: Child Labor in the Entertainment Industry A prevailing, yet controversial, social practice that has been occurring for hundreds of years is child labor. The thought of child labor provokes a myriad of images, ranging from children working in arduous conditions in factories to children harvesting produce from their family farm in the rural countryside. To truly define child labor in one sentence would be blanketing the built-in tensions and complexities that the…

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