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Labor Standards in the United States and Canada

by Richard N. Block

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by W. E. Upjohn Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Canada,
  • Comparative law,
  • Labor laws and legislation,
  • Labor policy,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11220213M
    ISBN 100880992360
    ISBN 109780880992367

    The Labor Markets Initiative produced detailed policy recommendations on how the United States should rethink its immigration policy in the light of what is known about the economic impact of immigration—bearing in mind the current context of the economic crisis, growing income inequality, concerns about the effect of globalization on U.S. competitiveness, the competition for highly skilled. Most provinces have laws setting human rights standards, labor relations rules, and occupational health and safety laws. between employment law in the United States and Canada is how.

      A drive in college towns aims to get the fast-food chain to follow McDonald’s and Walmart in buying tomatoes grown under strict labor standards. a book on the program. United States and Author: Noam Scheiber. Labor Archives in the United States and Canada 1 This directory updates work done in the early s by the Wagner Labor Archives in New York City. A survey then conducted identified "archivists, librarians, and labor union staff who are collecting manuscripts, audio-visual materials, and .

    Canadian Labour Standards The primary objective of Canadian labour standards is to establish and protect the right of an employee to fair and equitable conditions of employment. As Canada is a federation of different provinces and territories, the rules respecting labour standards vary from place to place and from activity to activity. More information about Canada is available on the Canada country page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.. U.S.-CANADA RELATIONS. The United States and Canada share the longest international border on the planet and our bilateral relationship is one of the world’s closest and most extensive.


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Labor Standards in the United States and Canada by Richard N. Block Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Labor standards in the United States and Canada. [Richard N Block; Karen Roberts; Ronald O Clarke] -- This study develops a measure of labor standards that can be applied across countries, and applies the measure to the US and Canada to test a popular hypothesis that Canada has higher labor standards.

In two lengthy tables, the authors compute labor standards indices for ten labor standards in fifty U.S. states and twelve Canadian provinces and territories, generating a weighted average index of worker protection of sixty-five in Canada and fifty-two in the United States (p.

93).Author: Philip Martin. : Labor Standards in the United States and Canada (): Richard N. Block, Karen Roberts, Ronald O.

Clarke: BooksCited by: The second objective of this volume is to compare labor standards in the United States and Canada and to examine the question of whether labor standards are higher in Canada than in the United States. Canada and the United States form a particularly interesting compari-son because the two countries are quite similar in both economic and.

Block, Roberts, and Clarke offer a method for comparing ten labor standards across political jurisdictions.

They then apply this method to the United States and Canada, an exercise that allows them to settle the long-running dispute over whether or not Canada has higher standards than Cited by: Block and Roberts remedy this situation by offering a method for comparing labor standards across political jurisdictions.

They then apply this method to the United States and Canada, an exercise that allows them to settle the long-running dispute over whether or not Canada has higher standards than the United States, and if so, to what degree. Richard N. Block & Karen Roberts & R. Oliver Clarke, "Labor Standards in the United States and Canada," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E.

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number ls, : RePEc:upj:ubooks:ls Note: PDF is the book's first chapter. An interactive database associated with this book is available from the html page. United States. Bureau of Labor Standards. Labor offices in the United States and Canada.

[Washington]: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Wage and Labor Standards Administration, Bureau of Labor Standards, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United.

United States. Bureau of Labor Standards: Physical examinations for children going to work: an analysis of the records of 2, children applying for employment certificates in New York City / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards, ), also by Regine Stix and Arthur Lenz (page images at HathiTrust) United States. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.

Covered nonexempt workers are entitled to a minimum wage of not less than $ per hour effective J Labor Standards in the United States and Canada by Richard N. Block, Karen Roberts and R. Oliver Clarke, Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E.

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research,pp., ISBN An article from journal Relations industrielles (Vol Number 2, printempspp. ), on : Christopher J. Albertyn. Labor unions in the United States are organizations that represent workers in many industries recognized under US labor law.

Their activity today centers on collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and working conditions for their membership, and on representing their members in disputes with management over violations of contract provisions. Larger trade unions also typically engage in National organization(s): AFL-CIO, CtW, IWW.

Wage and Hour Answer Book, Edition gives you authoritative, plain-English explanations of how and when the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other wage and hour laws govern the employer-employee relationship, and what may happen when violations occur.

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 29 U.S.C. § (FLSA) is a United States labor law that creates the right to a minimum wage, and "time-and-a-half" overtime pay when people work over forty hours a week.

It also prohibits employment of minors in "oppressive child labor". It applies to employees engaged in interstate commerce or employed by an enterprise engaged in commerce or in the. Labor Standards in the United States and Canada As of Augthe ILR Review is published by SAGE. Please visit the journal site to read this by: between the labor standards of the U.S.

and Canada to compare and rank labor standards at the community level of the European Union (EU) with the labor standards at the federal level in United States.

While our analysis shows that overall, the EU has higher labor standards than the United States, we also find that the U.S. has several standardsFile Size: 70KB. As initially conceived and negotiated, NAFTA included no provisions for labor rights. InPresident George Bush told the United States Congress: Mexico's labor standards are comparable to.

'Labor must act increasingly as a class or working women and men are unlikely to be noticed at all. Reviewing class in a comparative frame between the US and Canada, Barry Eidlin's Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada provides a start to understanding the very different results for workers in the two nations, and particularly variations in political organizing and party Cited by: 6.

Once upon a time in America, unions were a force to be reckoned with. Inlabor union membership in the United States hit a peak of percent, according to the Congressional Research Service; and the tendrils of those organizations could be felt in all aspects of civic life. Labor unions could advocate for worker-friendly policies, provide crucial assistance during local emergencies Author: Dwyer Gunn.

'Labor must act increasingly as a class or working women and men are unlikely to be noticed at all. Reviewing class in a comparative frame between the US and Canada, Barry Eidlin’s Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada provides a start to understanding the very different results for workers in the two nations, and particularly variations in political organizing and party Cited by: 6.

means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.One way to reach middle-income workers in the United States more immediately would be through instituting a wage board that sets multiple minimum pay standards by sector and occupation—potentially chosen using consultation with stakeholders, such as business and worker representatives.

11 This system would allow for raising wages not just for. The Employment Standards Act, and similar legislation in Canada’s other provinces and territories allow for overtime pay at times an employee’s usual pay, wherein their weekly hours exceed 44 hours, and wherein their employment capacity does not meet the definition of “supervisory” or “managerial”, among other exceptions.