Women outworkers in industrializing America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
- LE FABBRICHE DELLA CITTÃ€: ESPERIENZE E LIMITI DELL'INDUSTRIALIZZAZIONE A L'AQUILA. Lolli, Riccardo // CittÃ e Storia;gen-giu2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p83
The article presents an analysis of the industrial presence in the principal city of Abruzzo, its evolution and modifications in the course of its troubled history. The author takes L'Aquila as an example of industrialization typical of some southern areas, capable of exerting a significant...
- TÃ¼rkiye'de tekstil alanÄ±nda Ã§alÄ±ÅŸan kadÄ±nlar ve sorunlarÄ±: (Ä°stanbul-Adana-Denizli-Sivas ve TekirdaÄŸ ili Ã¶rnekleri). Kocacık, Faruk; Ayan, Sezer // International Journal of Human Sciences;Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p464
Purpose of the study is to determine the problems of women working in textile factories as parallel to the characteristics of female labor in Turkey and the factors affecting these problems. With this purpose, 564 women working in textile factories in Istanbul, Adana, Denizli, TekirdaÅŸ and...
- The Talent Ten. Peters, Tom // Executive Excellence;Jul2003, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p12
Presents tips in finding and retaining talented employees in the U.S. Recommendation of finding only the best employee; Willingness of providing high wages; Potential of women employees.
- Anti-sweatshop task force debating wage standards. Ramey, Joanna // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/23/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 15, p8
Focuses on United States President Bill Clinton's anti-sweatshop task force's debate on wage standards. Look at the prevailing cost of living; Agreement on proposed workplace rights.
- Sweatshop Haiti. Hoffmann, Marcelo // Progressive;Dec96, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p15
Reports on the low salaries earned by sweatshop workers in Haiti. Case of laborers at Chancerelles Inc.'s garment factory; Violation of the minimum wage law by assembly firms operating in Haiti; Opposition of Haitian assembly managers to unionizing. INSET: Skip the sweat..
- Global Sweatshops & Ethical Buying Codes. Wells, Don // Canadian Dimension;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p9
Over the last 20 years, or so, transnational corporations (TNCs) have been taking advantage of lower trade barriers and falling transportation and communications costs to relocate production to poor countries in the global South. TNCs now account for a quarter of world trade. Increasingly TNCs...
- Third World factories bring jobs, headaches. Hazlett, Curt // Shopping Centers Today;Nov2007, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p16
The article reports that London's journal "Sunday Times" has accused Philip Green's Arcadia Group of selling clothes made in Mauritian sweatshops in England. According to Green, the workers has nothing to quell the controversy, and was paid more than the minimum wage set by the government. With...
- INTERINDUSTRY WAGE DIFFERENTIALS AND THE GENDER WAGE GAP. Fields, Judith; Wolff, Edward N. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct95, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p105
Using data from the March 1988 Current Population Survey, the authors find that the wages of female workers differ significantly by industry, even when the analysis controls for workers' productivity- related characteristics. Although these interindustry wage differentials arc at least as large...
- THE WAGE EFFECTS OF CUMULATIVE JOB MOBILITY. Keith, Kristen; McWilliams, Abagail // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct95, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p121
This analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth shows that cumulative job mobility had statistically significant effects on wages in the years 1979-88. The direction of the wage effects (positive or negative) and their magnitude varied depending on the type of cumulative...