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    The Fair Labour Standards Act was created to establish a minimum wage and a limit on the number of hours which may be worked in a standard workweek. It also provides standards for equal pay, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labour. The FLSA protects workers from unfair treatment in the workplace and from working long hours without compensation. The Fair Labour Standards Act helped prevent…

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    you’re talking about a full-time job. Then you have to think about homework and film time. It’s extremely difficult“ (Muse). According to Stephen Cohen, Division I athletes who compete at the highest levels, sometimes put in akin to a 40-hour-plus workweek. Although NCAA rules limit formal training to 20 hours a week, loopholes allow other activities to take place. Some of these students will stay up all night trying to maintain a good grade after a long day of hard work on the field, or the…

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    Everyone’s lives are different, and we all perceive events in our lives in varying ways. The Symbolic Interaction Theory and Social Exchange Theory are two very important theories when it comes to social interaction. Symbolic Interaction Theory is the way in which individuals act based on symbolic meanings in their lives that they find in any given situation. People interact with these symbols, and then they eventually form relationships around them. The Social Exchange Theory is based on how…

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    SAS Institute Inc. has consistently been ranked one of the best places to work over the years. From the short overview I have read about this company, I very much agree with how they have designed their management policies. There is often a desire to cut costs in order to increase profit, yet since SAS has cleverly focused on analytics, which is the most valuable and profitable area of their industry, they are eager to share the wealth they’ve earned with the people who work so hard to make it.…

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    to reach out to at least one friend or family member. Do this preferably in person, not just electronically. Make plans to go to movies or have dinner together in a famous restaurant. This way, you’ll have something to look forward to after a long workweek. Keep Things…

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    Hussain was dismissed without cause and it is assumed that he does not have an employment contract with an enforceable termination provision, therefore he was wrongfully dismissed. When one is dismissed without cause, they are entitled to a termination notice or pay in lieu of notice, also known as severance pay. The notice period or payment in lieu of notice period is determined by looking at the employment contract, termination provisions in the ESA, and the common law. Since an enforceable…

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    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, eight out of the ten highest-paying occupations in 2016 were some type of physician. The expenses and many years of schooling, along with the importance of these professions, are what justify a physician's large paycheck. Physicians can have very stressful jobs and hectic work schedules. On a typical day, doctors work in hospitals to examine patients, take medical histories, prescribe medications, and treat or assuage the pain of the ill and injured.…

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    Figure 2.8.2: Herzberg’s two factor theory Highly satisfied Area of satisfaction (Motivators influence level of satisfaction) Motivators Achievement Recognition Responsibility Work itself Personal growth Neither satisfied nor Area of dissatisfaction Dissatisfied Hygiene factors: working conditions Pay and security Company policies Supervisors Interpersonal relationship…

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    testing on a group of women assembling telephone relays. Hersey, Blanchard, & Johnson, indicate that “The researches improved the working conditions of the women by implementing such innovations as scheduled rest periods, company lunches and shorter workweeks” (Hersey, Blanchard, & Johnson, 2014, pg. 42). The production again increased. The researches decided to take everything away, resetting everything what it was in the beginning assuming this would reduce production, instead it went to new…

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    This is more hours than a normal employees fulltime workweek. Athlete’s sports schedules allow very little time for academic success or to hold a part time job. These are the two major issues being brought up by athletes, graduating with a degree they can use and getting a portion of the money they generate…

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