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Labor and Industrial Relations

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Charlie Micallef, '80, William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, IAMAW, Placid Harbor, MD was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United Association of Labor Educators (UALE) for making an outstanding contribution to the field of labor education. Charlie has worked in labor education since 1978 and has served as an Executive Board member and President for Workers' Education Local 189 as well as a Board member and Secretary for UALE. Coordinated by Duncan Ferguson, (1979 SLIR Graduate, Director, Business Development with SSP BPI Group), Chicago area SLIR alums met on February 7th to ...
is a multidisciplinary field that studies the employment relationship. Industrial relations is increasingly being called employment relations because of the importance of non-industrial employment relationships. Many outsiders also equate industrial relations to labour relations and believe that industrial relations only studies unionized employment situations, but this is an oversimplification.
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O.C. man fights state's 'fraud epidemic' - Jan Norman on Small ...
Businesses that are dodging payroll taxes and workers comp insurance  have become an epidemic costing hundreds of billions of dollars in California, according to Alan Smith, who owns a business in Orange and is chairman of the National Plasterers Council. “Sixty to 80% of whole industries are cheating,” says Smith, who has owned Alan Smith Pool Plastering , which has 80 employees, for 26 years. But he says this “unbridled fraud” will soon drive him out of business. “I lose a million dollars in business each year.” Smith says he pays $35 an hour including taxes and workers comp insurance, but ... market research, surveys and trends
Shot in the Dark » Blog Archive » Vague And Unworkable
“Anoka County Conservative Examiner”, writing at Examiner.com, does a detailed takedown of Dayton and Kelliher’s “plans” for the economy. The whole things is essential; go and read it, please .   I could pullquote nearly every paragraph, and maybe sometime soon here I will. But I cut to the conclusion: Looking back at the chart showing the most productive companies in Minnesota, how would [Dayton and Kelliher's] policies help prosper Minnesota business? Another proposal by Dayton is to enforce preference to Women-owned, Minority-owned, and Veteran-owned businesses. Why would a special ... market research, surveys and trends

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CAR Research Memorandum: The Impact on the U.S. Economy of a Major ...
Nov 4, 2008 ... Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and the Office for .... restore production to 50 percent of the former combined level by the second year and ... reduce U.S. personal income by over $150.7 billion in the first ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power
This document presents details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States, and explains how we use these two distributions as power indicators. Some of the information might be a surprise to many people. The most amazing numbers on income inequality come last, showing the change in the ratio of the average CEO's paycheck to that of the average factory worker over the past 40 years. First, though, some definitions. Generally speaking, wealth is the value of everything a person or family owns, minus any debts. However, for purposes of studying the wealth distribution, economists define wealth in terms of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Isle job market shows life
Hawaii's unemployment rate fell in June to its lowest level in more than a year, but the neighbor islands continued to trail Oahu in terms of job market improvement, according to a new report. June's seasonally adjusted rate declined to 6.3 percent from 6.6 percent in May and matched its lowest mark since February 2009, the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported yesterday. The statewide numbers are adjusted to account for seasonal variations, such as recent college graduates entering the work force and looking for jobs. June marked the third consecutive decline in the state's unemployment ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
O.C. man fights state's 'fraud epidemic'
Businesses that are dodging payroll taxes and workers comp insurance  have become an epidemic costing hundreds of billions of dollars in California, according to Alan Smith, who owns a business in Orange and is chairman of the National Plasterers Council. "Sixty to 80% of whole industries are cheating," says Smith, who has owned Alan Smith Pool Plastering, which has 80 employees, for 26 years. But he says this "unbridled fraud" will soon drive him out of business. "I lose a million dollars in business each year." Smith says he pays $35 an hour including taxes and workers comp insurance, but ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
CODE OF STATE REGULATIONS. 1. ROBIN CARNAHAN. (2/28/09). Secretary of State. Rules of. Department of Labor and Industrial. Relations ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Industrial and Labor Relations Review
We define industrial relations to include a broad range of market, organizational, and institutional processes related to the world of work. Relevant topics include the organization of work, the nature of employment contracts, human resource management, employment relations, conflict management and dispute resolution, labor market dynamics and policies, labor and employment law, and employee attitudes and behaviors at work.  We invite empirically rounded submissions from a broad range of social science disciplines, including  economics, history, law, management, political science, psychology, and sociology. We ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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(Berrett-Koehler), wears many hats, among them organizational trainer, public speaker, labor attorney, and educator. He has more than thirty years experience in dealing with human resources and organizational transformation. Hundreds of organizations have benefited from Coens' inspired training and facilitation, including Sears, the U.S. Department of Labor, the States of Illinois and Michigan, Detroit Edison, Mead and Chem-Trend International, to name a few. Coens currently practices law in Lansing, Michigan, in the area of labor and employment, issues he knows well from his ten years with the U.S. Department of ...
Human Resources: Used unearned vacation balance, overpayment of ...
I can answer questions pertaining to Compensation, Health Benefits, Retirement Plans, Payroll,Payroll taxes, Employee selection, Employee Termination, Training, and Employee Incentives. I have offices in U.S., Canada, UK, South Africa,Australia and NZ. I am most confident in the U.S. and Canadian but have knowledge of the internationals. I do not have extensive knowledge of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. I do have some Human Resource Knowledge in those areas. Please do not ask me homework questions, I do not have time to answer them. Experience I currently hold both the U.S. and Canadian Payroll Certifications. I ...