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    Labour Law Pros And Cons

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    Labor law deals with the regulations in the work place and the pros and cons of unions in the workplace. Labor laws were put in place to protect the employees and to set the rules and regulations in the workplace between employers and employees. The Family Leave Act of 1993 (FLMA) was enacted by the Federal Government and put in place to guarantee employees up to 12 unpaid weeks of leave for medical and family emergencies. For example if an employee gets sick and needs to take some time off of work or time off to care for a sick relative. This law was put in place to protect you as an employee from unethical practices and preventable harm. Because in some situations depending on the company you work for, they may try to terminate you.…

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    prosecutions and penalties as one of the most important concerns raised in the report as the issue is that currently we do not have any credible threat of prosecutions for violations of the Labour Relations Act, they are rare and many cases get dismissed or accommodated (C.M. Mitchell., J.C. Murray, pg. 107, 110). This is proven as from the years of 2004-2014 the OLRB had thousands of unfair labour practice complaints filed, but from 10 years only 29 applications were given consent to prosecute…

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    Workers In The Gig Economy

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    Disputes over misclassification have been a problem for some time; in fact, the courts have a precedence of using a factual test in order to settle these. But what do such suits leave at risk in the gig economy? “The very definition of ‘employee’ in a tech-enabled, service-driven 21st century American economy. Gig economy companies do not own cars, hotels, or even their workers’ cleaning supplies. What they own is a marketplace with two sides – [the people who need a job done and those…

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    Female Mill Workers

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    only made 9 sen. The work days were very long. You started at about 4:00, and you only received a couple breaks if any. The normal hours of English female worker was somewhere from 15-17 hours a day, and that would mean she works over 100 hours in a week!! Japanese women were sent to work at 4:05 a.m. and had to work until 6:00 a.m. The women were allowed a lunch break of about 15 minutes, and an extra break during the day of about 10 minutes. This totaled for a 12-14 hour work day. On…

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    Industrial Revolution the government failed to regulate working conditions and child labor laws. Those…

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    An estimated 215 million children under the age of 18 are child workers (“Child Protection”). Child labor is an increasing problem among human rights violations. Before 1836 there were no child labor laws, but during 1836 Massachusetts was the first state in the United States to make a child labor law. This law required children under the age of 15 that worked in factories to attend school at least three months out of the year (“Child Labor”). This was a step forward in human rights policies to…

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    a serious issue concerned by the government. As report shows, there are many shocked accidents happened in recent years. For instance, “In 2001, an explosion in a rural school in Jiangxi Province killed 42 people, most of them children 9 to 10 years old; they were believed to be making fireworks at the time of the blast. In December 2004, five girls under age 16 were poisoned and killed by the fumes in the dorms of a canvas-making factory in Hebei Province.” (United State of Labor department, 1)…

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    Walrexon stores in Indonesia employee children and work them for long hours in poor environments. A TV ad recently reveals the conditions of these employees and Walexron seeks to find the legal and ethical issues that correspond to their predicament. Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits the importation of merchandise produced by convict labor, forced labor or child labor (Bagely, 2015, p. 771). So, if Walexron imports the goods that the children are making, they breaking the law by…

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    The company will do unannounced audits to check up on employees and facilities to make sure that the facilities are following the policies and to stop these behaviors. (Target) Target claims, “If we find underage labor at any facility, we immediately deactivate the facility, and do not accept any merchandise in production”(Target). The venders must follow the policies of how long an employee can receive during a week and time off; by that each employee can work up to sixty hours a week and must…

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    Florence Kelley’s, United States social worker, main message in this speech is that child labor is a huge issue in our society. She gave this speech at the National Woman Suffrage Association convention to raise awareness for these kids. From reading the text you can come to the conclusion that she feels very strongly about the situation. To help get her point across she uses logo, repetition of phrases and words, and an overwhelming amount of pathos. In the beginning of the speech Kelley…

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