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flexible work arrangements
What is one reason many firms hire temporary workers to do a particular job?
Wages of college graduates only have gone up
How have the earnings of US workers changed over the last 20 years?
invisible barrier preventing women and minorities from advancing in business dominated by white men
Union workers earn more money for similar work
What is generally one of the major differences between union and nonunion workers?
process by which union and company representatives meet to negotiate and form a new labor contract
a settlement technique in which a third party reviews the case and imposes a legally binding decision
an organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members
blue collar workers have industrial jobs; white collar workers have professional or clerical jobs
Difference between blue collar workers and white collar workers?
the Taft-Hartley Act
Which legislation enacted in 1947 may have been a reason for the decline in union membership?
Production of services is increasing faster than the production of goods especially in ______.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
in the US dept. of labor; surveys households to assemble information on the labor force.
Industrial Revolution and the dangerous conditions and long hours of new factory jobs.
The labor union movement was largely a response to changes brought on by the __________________.
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