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Labor & Jacksonian Democracy

Describe how artisans manufactured goods in the early national period. How did the growing market economy affect the way goods were produced, and how did it shape the development of social classes? Define and discuss the concept of republicanism.

Preventing Workplace Discrimination

See the attached file. Preventing Workplace Discrimination: Prepare a paper in which you and answer the following questions: o What are some measures a company may take to reasonably accommodate people with disabilities, or those with a known drug abuse problem. o Should factors like personality, attitude toward wo

Lowell-Waltham System

This solutions analyzes the Lowell-Waltham System and the circumstances that led to its deterioration.

Cost accounting 1

Gottberg Mugs is planning to sell 2,000 mugs and produce 2,200 mugs during April. Each mug requires 2 pounds of resin and a half hour of direct labor. Resin costs $1 per pound and employees of the company are paid $12.50 per hour. Manufacturing overhead is applied at a rate of 120% of direct labor costs. Gottberg has 2,000 pound

Collective Bargaining: How Unions Form

Can you please explain the following topic. Explain the process of how a union forms in an organization and what happens during the process of collective bargaining (the negotiation of the union contract).

How many bicycles Atlantic Corporation expects to produce

Atlantic Corporation assembles bicycles by purchasing frames, wheels, and other parts from various suppliers. Consider the following data: - The company plans to sell 25,000 bicycles during each month of the year's first quarter. - A review of the accounting records disclosed a finished-goods inventory of 1,400 bicycles on Jan

Health Care Employees and Unions

Three reasons why health care employees would want to join a union. In addition, three reasons why health care employers would be against this.

Unions and Health Care

Scenario: Busco Electric Utility You are Anita Louise, the very first Vice President of Human Resources for Busco, an Electric Utility company with corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado. None of Busco's employees are union in spite of the fact that the utility industry is heavily organized; to date Busco has no unio

Unions

Scenario: Busco Electric Utility You are Anita Louise, the very first Vice President of Human Resources for Busco, an Electric Utility company with corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado. None of Busco's employees are union in spite of the fact that the utility industry is heavily organized; to date Busco has no union

Contract

Briefly, what are the cost and concepts behind using 1) time and materials and 2) labor hour contract types

Collectively bargained

With 900 word, Evaluate the conditions in product and service markets that lead to collective bargaining. Choose five industries, some that are characterized by collective bargaining and some that are not. What are the key characteristics of collective bargaining industries? What are the key characteristics of the industries tha

Labor-management relations

Explain the role of the National Labor Relations Board : a. The legal environment of labor-management relations b. Union structures c. Current and future developments in the labor movement

Operation Management Taylor Industries: Cut back its labor costs

15. In the past, Taylor Industries has used a fixed-time period inventory system that involved taking a complete inventory count of all items each month. However, increasing labor costs are forcing Taylor Industries to examine alternative ways to reduce the amount of labor involved in inventory stockrooms, yet without increasing

Compute cost per equivalent unit of direct materials and direct labor using FIFO

During April, the production department of a process manufacturing system completed a number of units of a product and transferred them to finished goods. Of these transferred units, 30,000 were in process in the production department at the beginning of April and 120,000 were started and completed in April. April's beginning in

Equivalent Units of Production Using FIFO

During April, the production department of a process manufacturing system completed a number of units of a product and transferred them to finished goods. Of these transferred units, 30,000 were in process in the production department at the beginning of April and 120,000 were started and completed in April. April's beginning in

Labor cost

Management of the Von Machine Company requests that you calculate the effect of two different wage payment plans upon employee earnings and also on the unit labor cost of Product A. The following information is available: -1 The hourly rate is $9.00. -2 The labor rate per piece of Part X, if the

Union Organizing

I need some help understanding unions since I have very little experience with them. 1. Please provide me the pros and cons of unionization from the perspective of the employer, and then from the employee. What recommendations should be made to employers who want to remain union-free? 2. What is the best way that they m

Operations management

An electronics company makes communications devices for military contracts. The company just completed two contracts. The navy contract was for 2,300 devices and took 25 workers two weeks (40 hours per week) to complete. The army contract was for 5,500 devices that were produced by 35 workers in three weeks. On which contract we

Direct labor variance for Mendoza Company

Data concerning Mendoza Company's direct labor costs for the month of Jan: Actual total direct labor hours 34,500 Standard total direct labor hours 35,000 Total direct labor cost $241,500 Direct labor efficiency variance $3,200 Favorable Show your computation for Medoza's direct labor rate variance,direct labor ef

Happy Trails LLC: Labor Relations Case Study

Case Study The organization is a medium-sized independent living home, Happy Trails, LLC. It is a for-profit facility located in a suburban environment. Due to traffic and road congestion, this eldercare facility is the most convenient independent living home near the city. Independent living homes in the city offer many of t

Projected monthly profit and expected annual return

The Smith family has saved for many years, and they have decided to start a hardware business with $250,000. They estimate that sales about $6000 per month during the first year. On average, the budgeted monthly costs will will be: Wages for labor: $900 Rent on store building: $1500 Utilities: $300 Advertising: $500 Deli

Labor Relations - Postal Carrier discharge

Please help by answering the questions pasted below. Also, I attached a guideline to follow. ** See ATTACHED file(s) for more information ** Thanks for all your help. -------------- Case Analysis Guidelines The following guidelines are designed to assist in the case analysis process. The Guidelines are not intended to

Labor Relations Project:1. What would you advise the LPNs to do? Should they unionize? What are the advantages and disadvantages of unionizing at Happy Trials?2. What issues might the union raise during the organizing effort?3. What steps must the LPNs follow to unionize?4. What unfair labor practices need to be avoided by LPNs?

Happy Trails Scenario Happy Trails, LLC. is a medium-sized independent living home, a for-profit facility located in a suburban environment. Due to traffic and road congestion, this eldercare facility is the most convenient independent living home near the city. Independent living homes in the city offer many of the same serv