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2 Labor Union A labor union is an organized team of employees whose aim is to enhance working conditions, hrs, weras and also fringe benefits. Labor Unions have the right to help you as a worker, bereason they can interact in cumulative baracquiring for much better functioning problems and pay. (One of the key goals of unions is to acquire wage increases for their members)

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3 Labor Union Labor unions occurred mostly in response to changes brought by the Industrial Rdevelopment in the early and also mid 1800’s. Manufacturing brought a new form of occupation to America: the manufacturing facility project.

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8 Labor Union Strike – an arranged work-related stopweb page intended to force an employer to attend to union needs. In a industry economic climate consumers have actually more power.

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10 Governmental Regulations Federal and State agencies control markets whose products solutions affect the well being of the public.

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11 Regulation & Deregulation Deregulation : The government have the right to no much longer decide what function each agency have the right to play in a market and also exactly how a lot it deserve to charge its customers. Supporters say it provides the economic climate more abundant and also efficient.

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12 Fair Labor Standards Act In 1938, this regulation produced a minimum wage – the lowest amount employers could lawfully pay for many types of job-related and also forced employers to pay for occupational past 40 hrs a week.

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13 Month/YearMinimum Hourly Wage ($) October 19380.25 October 19380.30 October 19450.40 January 19500.75 March 19561.00 September 19611.15 September 19631.25 February 19671.40 February 19681.60 May 19742.00 January 19752.10 January 19762.30 January 19782.65 January 19792.90 January 19803.10 January 19813.35 April 19903.80 April 19914.25 October 19964.75 September 19975.15

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14 Equal Pay Act of 1963 forced that male and female employees in the exact same workarea performing the same job receive the exact same pay.

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16 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited project discrimicountry on the basis of race, sex, shade, religious beliefs or nationality. The Civil Rights Act additionally created the Equal Opportunity Commission to enforce the law’s provisions.

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18 Affirmative Action A set of public plans & initiatives designed to assist eliminate previous and current discrimination based on race, shade, faith, sex or nationwide beginning. Due to the 14 th amendment (guarantee of equal protection) the federal government has actually a duty to fight discrimicountry.

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19 Affirmative Action Affirmative Action offers advantages for world of a minority group who are watched to have traditionally been discriminated versus, via the aim of developing an extra egalitarian society. This consists of preferential accessibility to education and learning, employment, health treatment or social welfare.

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20 Environpsychological Protection Agency Created in 1970, enacts policies to protect huguy health and wellness and also the herbal environment. Monitors points such as contamination levels from industries

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21 Worklocation Safety Congress passed the Occupation Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in 1970. Required employers to provide workareas free from significant well-known perils and to comply with occupational safety and security & wellness standards and also health and wellness indevelopment and training.

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22 Consumer Protection Bureau of Consumer Protection protects consumers against unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices. Examples: Warning labels on tobacco products and also alcohol Labels on packeras must encompass indevelopment around safe operation of tools or expiration dates of perishables.

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23 Labor Disputes Due to historic abuses b y corporations, the government protects employees from unsafe functioning conditions.

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Department of Labor: requires employers to administer safety equipment Federal Mediation and also Conciliation Services: helps to deal with labor and monitoring problems.

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