- American Labor in the 20th Century. Fisk, Donald M. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Fall2001, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p3
Looks at the conditions of the U.S. workforce during the 20th century. Rate of unemployment in the country; Level of the employment of women; Proliferation of migrant workers in the country.
- Saudi Labour Force. // Economic Review (05318955);May2004, Vol. 35 Issue 5/6, p16
The article presents information on the labor force in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi economy is heavily dependent on foreign workers. 4.6 million, or 71 per cent of the country's workforce is made up of non-Saudis. The Government has taken the initiative to increase participation of Saudi women in the...
- Textiles ministry makes case for women work on night shifts. // Colourage;Jul2013, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p112
The article reports that Indian Textiles Minister Kavuru Sambasiva Rao has stated that the ministry will make a cabinet note for amending labour laws in order to allow Indian women to work in night shifts in textile factories and provide flexibility regarding overtime.
- Saudi hopes to boost local jobs. Kovac, Matt // ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p16
The article reports on the plan of Saudi Arabia to increase the cost of hiring foreign workers to boost employment among the local population. The country is committed to its decision to reduce the level of unemployment by targeting specific industries, including petrochemical, manufacturing and...
- Keep your expats in the loop. Frazee, Valerie // Workforce (10928332);Apr97 Supplement Global Workforce, Vol. 76, p10
Suggests ways to help overseas workers maintain ties with people at the home office and to counter expatriates' negative feelings. Conferencing methods; Ways to send company updates.
- Save Thousands Per Expatriate. Joinson, Carla // HR Magazine;Jul2002, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p73
Discusses the contribution of human resource personnel in reducing the costs of the expatriate programs of companies. Importance of avoiding foreign service premiums; Benefits of keeping the assignments of expatriates flexible; Advantages of developing policies that address the concerns of...
- Managing today's immigrants. Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Personnel Journal;Feb93, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p56
Reports that immigrants, who represent distinct training needs and multicultural issues, make up as much as 40 percent of the annual growth in the US work force. To compete, companies must learn to manage them successfully. Breaking down language barriers; Hiring and training foreign-born...
- Immigrants provide wealth of business opportunities. // San Diego Business Journal;07/20/98, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p24
Cites the importance of the United States' non-English-speaking populations as source of workers and market niche. Qualities of immigrant workers; Tips on recruiting and building a multilingual work force; Training resources.
- FROM THE EDITOR. Wynyard, Ruth // Hospitality (11724285);Sep2007, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a review of the walk up permits to foreign workers and the plan of Hotel SO to adopt a human resource policy in the hope of attracting and keeping the right staff.