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    The following is a summary of a case study for the Aflac company on flexible work schedules and perceived fairness. The Aflac company was founded in 1955, and since then has become a Fortune 500 company that offers many insurance options to people throughout the world (Giglio, 2011). Aflac has many employees who can benefit from flexible work schedules, and Aflac now offers varying shifts and alternate schedules to employees. Shifts are offered at the traditional 8am to 5pm, a morning shift from…

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    This 4-day workweek does not necessarily only pertain to the adults in today’s society. In almost a greater extent this 4-day work week better the educational chances and advancements in the next generation 's life. This could not have been proven better than the success in Finland. As previously stated Finland 's school week is sharply less than United States Schools system. The schools over in Finland provide 4 five hour days. Many in U.Ss society would feel and believe that this country is…

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    Many “caregivers” in the state of California are not aware of the rights they were 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…

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    Federal Labor Laws Essay

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    $7.25 per hour. This wages required by the FLSA is due on the regular payday for the pay period covered. If nonexempt workers work overtime they must be paid at a rate of one and one-half times their regular rate of pay after 40 hours of work in a workweek. Although the FLSA sets basic minimum wage…

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    between the two positions is the increase in managerial responsibility and skill required tasks. A Manager does not perform the repetitive, menial chores that are assigned to a Manager-In-Training. Mitchell believed that Abercrombie’s fluctuating workweek method of supplemental pay was not fair and that there was never a mutual understanding of the pay rate. She saw the supplemental pay as a bonus, but also felt entitled to receive the required overtime compensation. The court ultimately ruled…

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    All over the world, factories and people are creating Apple products. Apple is a company that takes their workers, suppliers and products seriously, alongside making sure that all aspects as far as the environment are taken care of as safely as possible. Apple also wants to make sure that their workers are educated and have a chance to grow which is why they created curriculums and training programs to educate workers. It is a huge job but every year Apple comes up with changes to keep up with…

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    FLSA Overtime Rule

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    pay and the type of work that they perform. Perhaps most importantly, employees who are classified as exempt are not eligible for overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 during a workweek. Similarly, an employee who is classified as exempt must be paid “time and a half for any hours worked more than 40 in a workweek” (Department of Labor, 2008). Additional stipulation outlined within the new rule would require employers to compensate employees who were classified as exempt with…

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    Josh Byrem 3/3/16 ILA 7B Persuasive essay Bam! Your mom walks in, She says “Get ready for school”. But you’re really tired because its 6:00 AM. Because of the lack of rest you’re not very alert. If school began at 10 AM you could get up later and it would be easier to pay attention. You would have more time to get ready. Did you know according to studies your brain doesn’t use it full potential till about 9; 30/10; 00? So when you start school at 8:00 you are being…

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    Ottawa Trek

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    Disliking their living and working conditions, which were 20 cents a day for a 44-hour workweek in remote camps spread around the country, an estimated 1,000 men left Vancouver (by a freight train) in early June 1935 and headed across the prairies. After the trek had left Calgary, “the trekkers” picked up more recruits and when they reached Saskatchewan they were numbering an estimated 2,000 men. On June 17th when local governments refused to help the strikers they began to be disheartened by…

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    Caregiver Earnings

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    Short and long term impact on Caregiver’s earnings People underestimate the time caregiving will consume. It is rarely a short-term job. Medical advances are keeping us alive longer. In the last 6 decades, the average age of death has risen about 10 years. By 2020 the average length of life will be 80 years. Increasing caregiving responsibilities may force employment changes, such as switching to part-time work, stop working, or retiring early. The employment change may be helpful in the short…

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