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The abrasive, confrontational employee - you're fired?

An employment relationship is inherently unequal. The employer dishes out instructions, and the employee is duty-bound to follow those instructions (if they are lawful and reasonable), and in general to be respectful of the employer and her authority. 803 more words


Retrenched. Now what?

By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. Being retrenched sucks. Everything comes to an abrupt halt. I was retrenched myself in my previous life. And unemployed. And in-between jobs, waiting. 1,652 more words

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Resisting Labour Reforms in France

Heather Connolly

On 4th November 2015, France’s labour minister, Myriam El Khomri, launched reforms designed to rewrite the labour code. France’s labour code is more than 3,500 pages long in its latest edition, plus vast amounts of supplementary case law. 1,101 more words


Corporate Greed Takes Hold in Brazil - ITUC

Brussels, 18 July 2017 (ITUC OnLine):  The decision by Brazil’s corruption-riddled parliament to eliminate a swathe of protections in the country’s labour laws will impoverish millions of people and leave workers completely at the mercy of employers who will have unilateral power to set wages, holiday entitlements, working hours and bonuses.  450 more words

More awfulness from the US labour market

Hot on the heels of my last review – of Ilana Gershon’s Down and Out in the New Economy – here’s a second offering for the THE on the subject of labour relations. 222 more words

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Opinion - Low wages are 'return to pre-industrial Britain', says Bank of England economist | Business | The Guardian - John Gelmini

As Dr Alf knows , there are further distortions because when the Government cites unemployment figures it counts 2/3rds of the new jobs being created as “self employment”. 457 more words


Haitian Migrant Workers in the Dominican Republic

This essay attempted to analyse the treatment of Haitians migrant workers in the contemporary Dominican Republic economy.Since this essay has been written, there have been some significant negative changes that will be addressed in a later blog or research paper. 4,153 more words

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