Submit a paper that addresses the following components: 1. Assess the ability to continue operations (or take a strike). Is a strike imminent? 2. Analyze the bargaining power of both the union and the organization. o Who do you believe has the upper hand in this negotiation? Support your position. 3. You will be assigned
Research your chosen subtopic *Union SPillOVER* and find a journal article published in the last five years on your topic. Summarize the significant findings of the article, including an explanation of the historical significance of emerging trends in wages. The summary on your findings should include the following. Analy
Benefits One of the most important and challenging issues facing employers in the United States today is the cost of health care. Remembering what you read in the article about GM, reflect on the following observation from the National Review in November, 2005: Delphi may be the world's largest maker of car parts, but that
What are the labor shortages and causes within healthcare?
Morro Bay Surfboards manufactures fiberglass surfboards. The standard cost of direct materials and direct manufactures labor is $100 per board. This includes 20 pounds of direct materials, at the budgeted price of $2 per pound, and five hours of direct manufacturing labor, at the budgeted rate of $12 per hour. Following are t
What must labor unions do to reverse the trend toward a loss of union membership and consequently a loss of power?
I am not to familiar with labor unions, I need assistance answering the following question. What must labor unions do to reverse the trend toward a loss of union membership and consequently a loss of power?
Bargain Powers In a brief statement, describe how the negotiation interests of the employee and the employer interact in the bargaining environment with the understanding that the employee may or may not be represented by a union. Who has more bargaining power in what types of situations? Bargaining Factors Describe o
Why are CEO's of the world's biggest companies being paid such large sums of money? Is this just compensation for an enormously difficult task or does the logic of rewards seem distorted? Discuss the argument that performance should be linked to pay - your discussion should include references to stock-option schemes, bonuses and
1) The age Discrimination in Employment Act make it illegal for: A) employers to have a seniority system (B) employers to have a mandatory retirement age for most jobs (C) employers to know the age of job applicants before making a hiring decision (D) employers to hire only employees who are 40 and over (E) employers to have a
Consider just one of the union's criticisms that accuses management of squandering funds. Is this any different than some of the white collar crime we read about? If you were consulting with a CEO of a national union or of a corporation, what advice would you give him or her to avoid the corruption of the past? Be specific with
Analyze the relevancy of today's top 3 issues critical to the two national unions. What are the issues? Are the issues the same for both unions? What is the source of the statement presenting the issue: a particular political representative? A recent poll or some other source? Is this source reliable? Do you think the iss
Organized Labor Rationale Considering the economic and social conditions of the 1930s, take on the role of a leader within a budding organized labor movement., prepare a proposal to management, which outlines the rationale to create an organized labor movement for an organization. Highlight specific concerns and current avenue
Women and people of color face unique challenges in acquiring power and influence in corporations. Read the following chapter: Cracking the Corporate Code The Revealing Success Stories of 32 African-American Executives By Price M. Cobbs, Judith L. Turnock http://www.amanet.org/books/catalog/0814407714_ch.htm What did
This is all I can filter out from your given website. Is there anyway you can help me to use this law and tie with this question and response. I am having so hard time to put it and tie with this question. One or two paragraph should be fine THank you Q#3 Some of the employees of Alpha Computers, Inc., decide that they
I need assistance with the following problemS: Looker Hats is planning to sell 600 felt hats, and 700 will be produced during June. Each hat requires ½ yard of felt and ¼ hour of direct labor. Felt costs $3.00 per yard and employees of the company are paid $20 per hour. How much is the total amount of budgeted direct labo
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 that are not colle
I need help in developing what a HR manager would want to see for Fresh graduate from college HR management would want to see on attached skill sets. Please just look at the skills required as they are outline and help present ideas of what I can use to sell myself with your expert experience. I really want this job but I have n
Analyze the current dissension among unions in the AFL-CIO. Several unions, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) have pulled out of the AFL-CIO. New national labor organizations such as UniteHere and Change to Win have been formed. Many more unions have made known their dissatisfact
I believe that unions are necessary in some forms of industries. However, if given a choice, unions would prefer to implement a skill based pay system than some form of gain sharing plan. What is the reasoning behind this philosophy?
Finding Direct materials price and quantity variances, direct labor rate and efficiency variences, variable overhead spending and efficiency variance, fixed overhead budget and volume variance.
Wonderful! Not only did our salespeople do a good job in meeting the sales budget this year,but our production people did a good jobn in controlling costs as well."said Anna jones, president of Hess inc. "Our $34,110 overall manufaturing cost variance is only 1.47% of the $2,320,000 standard cost of products made during the year
Use the following information to answer questions 1 and 2: w. At the beginning of 20x7, estimated overhead costs were $156,000 and estimated direct labor hours were 20,800. Actual overhead costs amounted to $166,400, and 20,904 direct labor hours were worked. 1. What predetermined overhead rate should the law firm use to a
1. What is a lockout in connection with labor law? a. an action by management to prevent workers from entering the company's premises. b. an action by workers to prevent customers from entering the company's premises. c. an action by workers to prevent management from entering the company's premises. d. an action by mana
Two common problems with data collection: 1. Extreme values of observations occur from errors in recording costs (for example, a misplaced decimal point), from nonrepresentative periods (for example, from a period in which a major machine breakdown occurred or from a period in which a delay in delivery of materials from an in
AirMeals Inc prepares in flight meals for a number of major airlines. One of the company's products is stuffed cannelloni with roasted pepper sauce, fresh baby corn and spring salad. During the most recent week, the company prepared 6,000 of these meals using 1,150 direct labor hours. The company paid these direct labor workers
This is a role-playing exercise, in which you are a conflict resolution consultant. Here is the scenario: As part of its attempt to be a good corporate neighbor, X-Cell, Inc. (a manufacturer of cell phones that has its corporate headquarters in your home town) donated 50 computers with broadband Internet access to the public
Taking into account the wages, working conditions, and job opportunities, is the manufacturing of goods in countries with low labor cost advantageous to developed and developing countries alike? What would be a product manufactured by a developing country?
I love your explanations! approx.150 words No. 1 ________________________________________ What is the relationship between performance tracking and the communication plan? Can you have a strong performance tracking system without a strong communication plan? Explain! No. 2 ________________________________________
Assignment: Introduction to International Labor Memo Consider the following scenario: Your company sells its products in many different countries. The Director of Exporting and Trade has decided to take on a number of interns over the summer to help the company communicate with its outlets within the various foreign countries
Explain in what ways businesses should be ethically and legally responsible for non-union employees they lay-off.
Explain in what ways businesses should be ethically and legally responsible for non-union employees they lay-off. Explain what level of loyalty businesses and employees should expect and/or demand from one another. Explain, with examples, why this does or does not occur.
What is the relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility? What recommendations would you make to improve the effectiveness of today's boards of directors? Provide specific examples from one or more organizations.