|Labor Relations / Time for a Change : A 9 page
paper that examines the fact that the framework for labor
relations laid down by the National Labor Relations Act of 1935
addressed the sociological and economical conditions of a
different era. The writer argues that the underlying assumptions
used to justify the 1930s labor laws are for the most part
unrealistic in today's altered economic climate. Bibliography
lists 8 sources. Laborel.wps
Analysis of Labor Market Discrimination :
This 2 ½ page report discusses the significant approaches to the
economic analysis of labor market discrimination as formulated
by 1992 Nobel Prize winner Gary Becker. Applying economic
analysis to socio-political behaviors, such as labor market
discrimination, provides valuable insight into the larger issues of
human interactions. Bibliography lists 2 sources. BWlabor.rtf
Dilemmas of the High-Tech Labor Market : An 11 page
paper discussing the problems organizations face in filling their
high tech labor needs. Unemployment in the late 1990s has
reached its lowest point in 28 years. It is difficult for any
employer to find the right people to fill openings, but some
observers claim that the shortage most greatly felt in the high
tech industries even threaten continued local economic growth.
Most organizations have Year 2000 concerns, but hiring for that
reason represents only a small portion of current openings.
Instead, more than half of all high tech openings have resulted
from company growth, and more than half of those are in
applications programming. The face of corporate operation is
in flux and moving toward greater electronic dependency;
corporate America has all it can do to keep up. Two charts.
Bibliography lists 13 sources. Htechlab.wps
An Increased Minimum Wage Promotes Growth :
An 8 page, argumentative paper in which the writer presents
sound economic reasons for the minimum wage to be raised.
Statistical and historic analysis are provided and
counter-arguments are refuted. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Minimum Wage : The first legislation to include
wage was the Fair Labor Standards Act - enacted in 1938.
Many within the economics profession view the stabilizing of
the minimum wage as a sound principle of economic analysis
and policy, believing that wage increases are detrimental to the
economy. Others argue that the social factors and benefits of
alleviating poverty take precedence over economic
considerations. This 20 page paper examines the factors
contributing to the opposing views concerning the instigation of
a mandated minimum wage. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Minimum Wage Increase and Inflation : A
10 page paper analyzing differing macroeconomic viewpoints
about minimum wage increase. The writer explains various
angles of the issue of minimum wage, and includes charts to
show statistical comparisons. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Inflation, Unemployment and Productivity: The
Importance of these Concepts In Modern Society :
This 10 page paper provides an overview of the concepts of
inflation, unemployment and productivity and considers their
importance in modern society. This paper also demonstrates
how these three concepts are often considered when assessing
economic issues, and underscores the similarities in their
application relative to assessments of varying economic issues.
Bibliography lists 9 sources. MHinflat.wps
Government and Minimum Wage : A 5 page paper on the
reasons for and effects of government intervention on behalf of
raising the minimum wage. Subjects discussed include the
contribution to minimum wage decisions and the effects of
those decisions on individuals, the economy, and politicsall
of these are presented from the standpoint of governing.
Bibliography lists 9 sources. Gminwage.wps
NAFTA & American Industry / Positive Aspects : A
research paper on how NAFTA benefits American industry. The
writer cites many positive aspects of increased trade with
Mexico including that of higher-paying domestic jobs. The
specific case of the automobile industry is offered as an
example to support the writer's thesis. Statistics are provided to
support/back-up assertions. Includes charts & graphs.
Bibliography lists 9 sources. Naftagoo.wps
NAFTA and the Plight of the American Laborer : An 8
research paper on the negative effects of NAFTA on the blue
collar worker. The writer explains that loss of jobs to Mexico
has a bad economic, mental, and emotional effect on American
workers and society. Bibliography lists 8 sources.