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    Lack of proper educational facilities is another reason that forces parents to send their children to work. India accounts for the second highest number of child labor after Africa. Bonded child labor or slave labor is one of the worst types of labor for children. This system still continues in spite of the Indian Parliament enacting the Bonded Labor System (Abolition) Act in 1976. It is estimated that approximately 10 million bonded children laborers are working as domestic servants in India. Beyond this there are almost 55 million bonded child laborers hired across various other industries. A recent ILO report says that about 80 per cent of child laborers in India are employed in the agriculture sector. Generally, the children are sold to the rich moneylenders to whom borrowed money cannot be returned. 'Street children' is another type of child labor where children work on the streets as beggars, flower sellers, etc, instead of going to school. Sometimes they are made to go hungry for days together so that people feel sorry for them and give…

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    Child labor is one of the biggest controversial issue throughout the world. It is a serious matter not only for the non-develop countries but also other developing countries. Child labor means work that is done by children under age of 15. There are over 250 million children worldwide between the age of 5 and 15, who are still working today. Child labor is a social problem because children are forced to work like slaves. There are many problems of child labor such as health and poverty, the…

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    The history labor relations in the Pacific Northwest is long and complex story. From a regional scale to the national state, the topic of labor in the northwest has consistently changed due to influences from external events and internal unrest intertwined with racial relations and social inequalities. The significance of the history of labor relations is the influence it had on the course of history for the region and played an important role in shaping the current state and quality of…

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    During this period I've overseen, managed and observed the workload of both Staffing and Employee Benefits (EB). I've provided recommendations or workarounds on personnel actions, and solutions to decrease timelines. While, I monitored timelines and daily/weekly workload, there was a tremendous decrease and change since the beginning of the rating period. I've observed and monitored the processes for retirements, separation, USERRA and benefits related actions. With diligence, I reviewed,…

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    There are many people who support gay marriage and equality, however there are also many who oppose it. It all comes down to personal opinion, and opinions can differ depending on factors such as religion, age and upbringing. Citizens are involved in the sense that ultimately they have to power to make things happen. If the decision comes down to popular public vote as it did in Ireland (2015, refer to Figure 3), then ultimately the citizens have the power to legalise marriage equality. All…

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    Throughout history, violations of human rights were a major concern. Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms of all humans. Causes of these violations came in many forms, such as religion, political, and ethical. Other causes might include, discrimination for gender and race. Human violations had many impacts, including lots of death and security issues. But, as these issues continued and worry continued, the world tried to resolve and find solutions to ensure human rights. There is no…

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    The world of Human Trafficking is a more advanced system than the people of the world will ever know. This action is an illegal movement of people in order to have them do forced labor jobs. Boys, girls, kids, and adults are traded from the US to other countries to do these jobs. Over the years, the numbers of cases reported has increased because people have stepped up and joined in the process of helping others. This helps catch most of the traffickers in the world. However, the traffickers…

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    OSHA Case Study

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    Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin sent a letter to the chief executive officers of the Fortune 500 companies, urging them to act as "progressive" leaders by ordering periodic safety and health compliance audits with as much management support, precision, and care as critical financial audits”(Yohay 1993). 6. Ensure that all health and safety-related signs, including…

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    Nike Competitive Advantage

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    synonymous with high-quality athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories in the minds of many people worldwide. Perhaps it is the compelling marketing that commands attention. Or maybe it is the association between the brand name and its famous endorsers, such as Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan. Alternatively, it may be Nike’s cutting-edge sporting vision and technology that entrances multitudes of consumers. Quite conceivably, it is a combination of these factors that has propelled Nike to the top…

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    Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner, names people have all come to know because of the fight they have both lost individually due to being African American. The issue of racism against African Americans has become problematic, but none more so than in the medical field. The medical field has been set up in numerous ways to discriminate against African Americans. Using tools to score people of color low on medical exams, infecting people with diseases that often ended in death, and even taking…

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