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Civilian Labor Force
total number of people 16 years old or older who are either employed or looking for work
people who have learned a trade or craft either through a vocational school or as an apprentice to an experienced worker
highly educated individuals with college degrees and usually additional education or training
Type of Job
affects the amount the employer is willing to pay and a potential employee is willing to accept
federal law that sets the lowest legal hourly wage rate that may be paid to certain types of workers
association of workers organized to improve wages and working conditions for its members
provision calling for a wage increase each year if the general level of prices rises
union and management submit the issues they cannot agree on to a third party for a final decision
action of strikers who walk in front of a workplace carrying signs that state their disagreement with the company
economic pressure exerted by unions urging the public not to purchase the goods or services produced by a company
situation that occurs when management prevents workers from the returning to work until they agree to a new contract
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