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61: Facism and Patriotism
... crisis in general but to what were identified as its key features. The ancient regime that still persisted in 1914 had been moving towards granting the vote to all adult males, irrespective of property or employment status: the war, in which entire adult male populations had been called upon to serve their country, accelerated this process. At the same time the revolution in Russia, and its echoes in Munich and Budapest ... general principles on labor organization, and it followed logically from the 1926 syndical law, which required the officially recognized and monopolistic economic organizations to negotiate binding collective labor contracts. The decree envisaged the establishment of employment offices for industry, agriculture and trade. Unemployed workers had to register at the offices for work, and employers in turn were obliged to employ only registered workers, and expected to show a preference for workers ... in the late 1920s, this was something of a halfway house, and represented a characteristically uneasy compromise of the various interests in play. Employers wanted the setting up of a voluntary rather than a compulsory employment scheme, and expected the employment offices to be responsible to the appropriate state organs, the Ministry of Corporations centrally and the prefects locally. Their intention was to keep political criteria out of recruitment for ...
62: Becoming A Computer Specialist
... Specialist A computer specialist has always interested me. Many times I would dream for hours about this profession. They make extremely well pay, have good yet sometimes stressful working conditions, have an excellent education, the employment rate is expected to raise to record breaking heights., and have a promising job outlook There is more demand for a computer specialist now than ever because of the fact that everything is being computerized ... cents "(107). On a yearly term, a computer specialist can make around sixty thousand a year on an average salary. More and more people are becoming computer specialist due to the high rate of both employment and salary. According to the Department of Industry Relations (DIR)"[t]his career calls for patience, persistence, and the ability to work accurately under extreme pressure" (DIR 3). Most computer specialist work with on computer ... and pay close attention to detail is also important" (CC 4). Most computer specialist must have a four year bachelor's degree. Most employers are employing well educated college graduates because of cheaper rates. The employment rate for the computer specialist has risen fifty-three percent since 1990. At this point and time in computer history, everyone is balanced on an supply and demand rate. Most employers look for anyone ...
63: Case Study For Human Resources
... the field as well as continuing their education and improving their skills through seminars, programs and college courses. Seniority: While seniority remains an important factor, it should not be used as a means to ensure employment. Employees should be aware that they must stay competitive in their field by means of continuing education. Job Performance: It is significant to take into account an employees job performance; however, because of biases, other ... offered. The second alternative, which promises fairness and indisputable objectivity, is the use of a weighted point method. By eliminating subjective criteria, Walker places the goals and strategic planning mission as the basis for continued employment. Scientific in nature, the weighted point method eliminates a majority of the ethical and moral issues that surround the manager. As included at the end of this report, point values are assigned to the selected ... defends on the basis of job performance, the fairness of the evaluation becomes the courts scrutiny ( Cruz, 1987). Therefore, job evaluations should be very limited in application of downsizing criteria. Seniority remains a factor in employment at Walker, however it does not constitute continued employment. With rapid changes in technology, employees must maintain skill levels in a variety of areas. Fairness to employees for tenure will be recognized, but increasingly, ...
64: Is Drug Testing the Answer?
... only at that point should a test be given. The majority of drug testing occurs in the business world. Employers want to obtain a drug-free workplace. Tests are implemented either at the application for employment or randomly during employment. The results of these tests do not carry any criminal penalties with them. The penalty for failure is the termination of employment. However, this does not solve the problem of drug abuse. Employees seek a new place of employment that does not test for drugs and continue their habits. Drug testing is obviously not the answer. ...
65: Abilities of People With Disabilities
... employees is a modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnover of employees without disabilities. It is this kind of thinking that limits the ability of people with disabilities to find employment more than any other factor. In an E-Mail on Thursday, November 7, 1996, Barbara Sommer, Disabilities Employment Coordinator for the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, stated, "The most significant barrier to employment for [people with disabilities] truly is attitude." One way to show the effects of discrimination of people with disabilities in the workplace is to show ...
66: The Women's Civil Rights Movement
... Labor Standard Act (1938) guarantees minimum wage and overtime pay for men - women employed in businesses that fall under federal regulation. Equal Pay Act of 1963 was the first federal law against sex discrimination in employment. It prohibits employers from discriminating between employees on the basis of sex by paying different wages for equal work requiring equal skills, effort, and responsibility, and performed under similar working conditions. Title VII of the ... of 1964 makes it unlawful for any employer to fail or refuse to hire or discharge any individual or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to compensation, terms or conditions or privileges of employment because of such individuals race, color, religion, sex, or national origin." An amendment in 1978 prohibited discrimination in employment because of pregnancy._ Title VII's administered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which prohibited ‘help wanted - male and ‘help wanted - female" advertisements. Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 strengthened the ...
67: Affirmative Action
... action as the ability to strive for equality and inclusiveness. Others might see it as a quota-based system for different minority groups. Is affirmative action fair? Are minority groups on equal footing? Is gaining employment for minorities difficult? Is education easily obtained for the minority groups of people? Affirmative action pretends to answer all these questions, while allowing society to believe harmony exists. AA has provided many opportunities for minorities ... an article that states: "The state shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting." The state voted as to whether or not to do away with affirmative action altogether. It was a controversial issue in that one can easily see how it could or ... Americans be punished for the mistakes of their ancestors? In recent times, Affirmative Action has implemented policies of reverse discrimination to help oppressed minorities gain an advantage over majority groups in college admissions and in employment. In 1970, the Department of Labor exposed widespread racial discrimination of the Construction Department so President Richard M. Nixon decided to incorporate a system of "goals and timetables" to evaluate federal construction companies according ...
68: Behind Closed Doors
... For this reason, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed, by the United Nations in 1948, to help everyone in their fight for self-respect and dignity. Indeed sexual harassment is an issue that complicates employment decisions. People also recognize that it is an issue involving the creation of an antagonistic or offensive work environment. In many instances, the issue of sexual harassment is not something minor that can be easily ... is a true violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which is also referred to as the Title VII Act. Even though sexual harassment by its very nature is complicated to define, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides a general description of sexual advances. [The several basic varieties of the Quid Pro Quo harassment indicate the unwelcome sexual advances and requests for sexual favors. It also consists of other verbal ... physical conducts dealing with a sexual nature. This constitutes sexual harassment when the submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly just because of a term or a condition of an individual’s employment. Secondly, the individual is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting such individual. Finally, the result of such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance ...
69: Canada- Facts And Figures
... Canadian population has one origin other than British, French or Aboriginal. What is Multiculturalism? In 1971, Canada became the first country in the world to adopt a multiculturalism policy. In 1986 the government passed the Employment Equity Act and in 1988 it passed the Canadian Multiculturalism Act. Founded on a long tradition of Canadian human rights legislation, the Multiculturalism Policy affirms that Canada recognizes and values its rich ethnic and racial ... an appreciation of the diversity and shared experiences that form the Canadian identity. Multiculturalism in the Media The Broadcasting Act, passed in 1991, affirms that the Canadian broadcasting system should, through its programming and the employment opportunities it creates, serve the needs of a diverse society and reflect the multicultural and multiracial nature of Canada. The 'mainstream' media is slowly coming to reflect the diverse nature of the country. Successful television ... weeks' parental leave, which may be taken by either parent, is available to certain workers, mostly in the federal public service, banks, and transportation and communications companies. While these rights are for unpaid leave, the Employment Insurance Program provides 15 weeks of maternity benefits for mothers and 10 weeks of parental benefits for natural or adoptive parents. Women and The Economy Women now account for 45 percent of the Canadian ...
70: Psychology
... is fitted for a certain job. Psychologists help people with emotional problems to understand the basis of their difficulties. This understanding often brings a solution to the problems. A psychologist's specialty and place of employment determines their working conditions. Clinical, school, and counseling psychologists in private practice have pleasant, comfortable offices and set their own hours. However, they often must offer evening hours to accommodate their clients. Those employed in ... local pay level was higher. The average salary for psychologists in the Federal Government in nonsupervisory, supervisory, and managerial positions was about $58,300 a year in 1995. A doctoral degree generally is required for employment as a clinical or counseling psychologist. Psychologists with a Ph.D. qualify for a wide range of teaching, research, clinical, and counseling positions in universities, elementary and secondary schools, private industry, and government. Psychologists with ... several years of experience, some psychologists-usually those with doctoral degrees-enter private practice or set up their own research or consulting firms. Over 40 percent of all psychologists are self-employed. The growth of employment in the psychology field is much faster than average. It has grown 48 percent in the past 2 years. Employment of psychologists is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations ...

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