Interpreting sweating and women's paid work at home
- SWEAT-SHOP BARBIE. Foek, Anton // Humanist;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p9
Focuses on the existence of sweat shops in Third World countries. Preponderance of various type of illnesses; Working conditions at the Dynamics plants in Thailand; Inhalation of dusts and solvents.
- Rank and File. News of Work and Working People. // Labor Law Journal;Jun52, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p443
The article presents news regarding the state of labor and laborers in the United States as of June 1952. Members of the Bureau of Employment Security, United States Employment Service, and representatives of government and business will gather in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on June 9-13 to give...
- Sensible apprenticeship program would fill need for qualified workers. Lesher, Richard // New Hampshire Business Review;9/3/93, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p11
Opinion. Comments on the lack of practical job skills among young Americans in the country. Shortcomings of the educational system in preparing the youth with the skills needed in business; Need for a more comprehensive coordinated apprenticeship program for young people with no plans to...
- Black Pink Collar Workers: Arduous Journey from Field and Kitchen to Office. Bremner, Judith B. // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Sep1990, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p7
The black female workers' journey from field to office was a long and arduous one. This paper examines the transition of black women from agricultural laborers to pink collar workers during the period 1900 to 1980. More black women than white women have had to work in paid employment in order to...
- WOMEN'S WORK AND WAGES IN THE UNITED STATES. Persons, C. E. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Feb15, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p201
The article focuses on changes in women's work and wages in the U.S. during the period 1900 to 1910. There is an increase in the number of female wage earners according to the census of 1910. The field where enormous increase is noticed is in trade and transportation. The article also states...
- Protecting Women's Jobs: Unions and Deindustrialization. Morrissey, Marietta // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Jun1995, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p77
This paper explores the impact of union membership on a group of unskilled women workers at a public university in a midwestern city. Although the region has experienced high levels of unemployment in recent years, women subjects have been relatively insulated from job loss. Consistent with...
- CROSSING BORDERS. Guioguio, Reynaldo // UNESCO Sources;May2001, Issue 134, p22
Reports on the increasing number of female migrant workers coming from the Asia Pacific region. Estimated count as of the early 1990s; Reasons behind the growth of female labor migration; Actions taken by concerned governments to protect migrant workers.
- Equality between women and men in the EU. // Labour Market Trends;Apr2005, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p136
Presents the findings of a study on the equality between men and women in the European Union. Gap between the employment rates of men and women; Difference between the earnings of men and women; Difference between the educational attainment of men and women.
- THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATES OF MEN AND WOMEN: A TRANSITION PROBABILITY ANALYSIS. DeBoer, Larry; Seeborg, Michael C. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr89, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p404
Women's unemployment rates were considerably higher than men's for many years, but during the 1980s this difference has virtually disappeared. This study is the first to examine that change through an analysis of trends in the probabilities of labor force transitions--movements between...