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- Organized labor under military rule: The Nigerian labor movement, 1985-1992. Tuman, John P. // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p26
Examines the evolution of state-labor relations in Nigeria from 1985 through 1992. Response to austerity and restructuring; Frequency of strikes; Opposition to the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP); Pattern of state-labor relations.
- State labor legislation enacted in 1991. Nelson, R.R. // Monthly Labor Review;Jan92, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p40
Surveys the major labor-related laws passed in various states in 1991 on a variety of issues. Wages; Family issues; Child labor; Equal employment opportunity; Drug and alcohol testing; Employee leasing; Labor relations; Occupational safety and health; Other legislation.
- Workers' compensation: State enactments in 1991. Berreth, C.A. // Monthly Labor Review;Jan92, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p56
Summarizes the workers' compensation legislation enacted by individual states during 1991. Major changes in benefit provisions; Establishment of state insurance funds; New medical deductibles; More.
- Toward a national workforce development policy. Lovejoy, Bret // Vocational Education Journal;Mar95, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p8
Discusses the importance of a national workforce development policy. President Bill Clinton's fiscal year 1996 federal budget calling for implementation of a Workforce Development Proposal; Plan to consolidate existing programs; Legislative proposals addressing workforce issues.
- Fact sheet: Labor in Mexico. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;May94 Supplement Commission Meeting, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p15
Discusses various concerns related to labor in the nation of Mexico. Considerations voiced by American trade unions; The role of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); `Legal' strike issues in Mexico; The US Department of Labor.
- Work visa increase would give little help. Cox, Brian // Crain's Chicago Business;07/13/98, Vol. 21 Issue 28, pSB3
Questions a May 1998 congressional bill, that raised the ceiling of a foreign labor program in the United States, allowing foreign workers a special three-year visa. Impact of the legislation; Criticism of the bill; What the bill allows; Views Joseph Milligan, director of information services...
- Making business pay for welfare. Cohn, B.; Schwartz, J. // Newsweek;6/15/1987, Vol. 109 Issue 24, p49
Pro-labor Senator Edward M. Kennedy is backing a raft of bills that shift welfare's costs from the government to business. US Chamber of Commerce members say that the strategy will hurt small businesses, employees and consumers. Kennedy's agenda.Three most debated bills, Opposition.
- Trade unions ordered. // Chinatown News;6/18/94, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p40
Advises that China, citing what it called severe abuses in many firms, told all foreign venture companies to allow trade unions. Comments by Yang Xingfu, vice-chair of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions; Serious problems that exist in small, labor-intensive enterprises.
- Supreme Court: Policy docking pay for disciplinary... Creamer, Terrence T. // Corporate Legal Times;Apr97, Vol. 7 Issue 65, p51
Focuses on the United States Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which states that bona fide executives, administrators and professionals are exempt from overtime pay requirements. Standard to be met to facilitate this feature; Interpretation of the law by the Secretary of Labor; Findings of the...