Accessing and integrating foreign labour
- Diversity Implications from an Occupation Human Resource Forecast for the Year 2000. Atwater, D. M.; Niehaus, R. J. // Human Resource Planning;1993, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p29
This article discusses the labor market conditions that will affect labor market diversity in the U.S. in 2000. It examines diversity using three well known representation measures, accounting method and forecasting formula. Previous forecasts of the Year 2000 overemphasize the differences in...
- Bias worsens job crisis. Rana, Eila // People Management;05/25/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p15
Deals with the effect of the prejudices of Irish employers on labor and skills shortages in the country. Emergence of ethnic diversity in the workplace; Need for employers to address the issue of immigrant workforce; Impact of the labor shortages on the recession experienced by the country.
- Immigration Blues Issue divides Republicans as midterms near. Seligson, Dan // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Feb2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, FEATURE p25
The article discusses the political debates among Republicans concerning immigrant labor in the U.S. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2005 lobbied to defeat a bill sponsored by Representative James Sensenbrenner that would have increased enforcement and penalties for illegal immigration.
- The labour-market performance of recent migrants. Clark, Ken; Drinkwater, Stephen // Oxford Review of Economic Policy;Autumn2008, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p495
Migrant workers constitute a vital component of many Western labour markets. Although migrants can benefit greatly by moving to higher-wage economies, it is important to compare their labour-market outcomes with those of native-born workers. In this paper, we discuss factors that have been found...
- THE LABOUR MARKET INTEGRATION OF IMMIGRANTS IN DENMARK. Liebig, Thomas // OECD Papers;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
The article focuses on the labour market integration of immigrants in Denmark. The labour market in the country has been strongly dominated by refugees and family reunification and groups whose labour market outcomes tend to be not as good as the native-born. Improvement of these outcomes has...
- La "huelga grande" de 1896 en los or�genes del movimiento obrero de Buenos Aires. Poy, Lucas // A Contracorriente;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p144
This article discusses the workers' strike of 1896 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, often referred to as the "huelga grande" or the "great strike" of 1896. The author examines the origins of the labor movement, which he ties to the poor working conditions as well as the economic crisis the country...
- Social Policy and Immigrant Joblessness in Britain, Germany and Sweden. Kesler, Christel // Social Forces (University of North Carolina Press);Dec2006, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p743
I examine patterns of joblessness among immigrant men and women from 33 countries of origin now living in Britain, Germany and Sweden. Access to welfare, access to the labor market, job segregation and institutional support for women's employment define distinct policy configurations in these...
- Hola Amigos! Cultural awareness is key to managing Hispanic workers. Perry, Phillip M. // American Laundry News;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on the growing interest of employers towards hiring Hispanic workers. Latinos, who now make up some 13% of the U.S. workforce, are expected to account for half the growth of the country's labor force between 2006 and 2020. Challenges facing such trend include language...
- Region, State, and Area Labor Force Data. // Employment & Earnings;Mar2004, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p211
Provides labor force data in the United States by region, state and area. Federal-state cooperative program; Estimating methods for staets and substate areas.