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E-Guide To The Employment of Foreign Manpower

by Vincent Gabriel Rank Books (July 14, 2014)

The Singapore economy has undergone drastic changes. There is less and less of the traditional activities. A simple example is that Singapore has lost its place as the No. 1 port, yet Singapore remains a shipping...


Age Works

by Beverly Goldberg Free Press (June 30, 2008)

In ten years, the massive baby-boom generation will begin to reach retirement age, but few companies have paid attention to the fact that there are not enough younger workers to replace them. The challenge to...


Welcome to the Jilted Generation: Young Britain in 2013

by Ed Howker & Shiv Malik Icon Books Ltd (September 19, 2013)

This the 44-page Preface to the 2013 edition of Ed Howker and Shiv Malik's Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted Its Youth. In 2010, 'Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted It's Youth' revealed the plight...


Ergonomics Made Easy: A Checklist Approach

by Deborah J. Kearney Government Institutes (September 24, 2008)

Understanding and applying the principles of ergonomics consistently in an organization not only reduces the risk of employee injuries, but it also reduces an organization's costs and increases productivity....


The Future of Organized Labor in American Politics

by Peter L. Francia Columbia University Press (February 01, 2006)

In 1995, promising a more active political presence for unions, John Sweeney was elected president of the AFL-CIO. Labor would develop a "new voice," one that could not be ignored or taken for granted by Democratic...


Planning Labour

by Alina-Sandra Cucu Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Impoverished, indebted, and underdeveloped at the close of World War II, Romania underwent dramatic changes as part of its transition to a centrally planned economy. Like the Soviet Union, it pursued a policy...


A Field in Flux

by Robert B. McKersie & Thomas A. Kochan Cornell Publishing (May 15, 2019)

A Field in Flux chronicles the extraordinary journey of industrial and labor relations expert Robert McKersie. One of the most important industrial relations scholars and leaders of our time, McKersie pioneered...


Renaissance Nation

by David McWilliams Gill Books (November 02, 2018)

Renaissance Nation is the story of how the Pope’s Children rewrote the rules for Ireland.

In four decades, bookended by the visits of the pope in September 1979 and August 2018, Ireland has managed to become...


The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


Getting Skills Right: Chile

by Collectif Oecd (May 03, 2018)

This study analyses the relationship between skills and labour market outcomes in Chile with a specific focus on disadvantaged groups: youth, women and the low-skilled. It examines the proficiency of the Chilean...


Productivity and Jobs in a Globalised World

by Collectif Oecd (May 05, 2018)

This report looks at how regional policies can support productivity growth and jobs. While there has been a remarkable decline in inequality in OECD countries, inequality among regions within certain countries...


Towards Better Social and Employment Security in Korea

by Collectif Oecd (March 14, 2018)

This report on Korea is the fourth country study published in a series of reports looking into how policies connect people with jobs, following reports on Australia, Slovenia and the United Kingdom. It has a...


Ageing and Employment Policies: United States 2018

by Collectif Oecd (January 24, 2018)

In the United States, employment rates at older ages are comparatively high at 62% among 55-64 year-olds against 59% on average in OECD countries in 2016. However, there are large disparities across population...


Greening the Blue Economy in Pomorskie, Poland

by Collectif Oecd (November 28, 2017)

As coastal area on the Baltic Sea in north-central Poland, Pomorskie faces unique challenges and opportunities associated with the transition to a green economy, a diversified economy, growing population and...


The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017

by Collectif Oecd (December 14, 2017)

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017 is the fourth edition in a series of publications that examine how public policies at national, regional and local levels can support job creation, economic growth and social inclusion...


Better Use of Skills in the Workplace

by Collectif Oecd (November 02, 2017)

This joint OECD-ILO report provides a comparative analysis of case studies focusing on improving skills use in the workplace across eight countries. The examples provide insights into the practical ways in which...


Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (September 28, 2017)

The publication is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Turkey

by Collectif Oecd (November 07, 2017)

This report on Turkey takes a case study approach, analysing the management and implementation of policies in the provinces of Kocaeli and Trabzon. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Slovenia

by Collectif Oecd (September 04, 2017)

This report takes a case study approach, analysing the management and implementation of policies in the Drava and South-East regions of Slovenia. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role of...


OECD Guidelines on Measuring the Quality of the Working Environment

by Collectif Oecd (November 27, 2017)

This publication presents an internationally agreed set of guidelines for producing more comparable statistics on the quality of the working environment, a concept that encompasses all the non-pecuniary aspects...


OECD Employment Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (June 23, 2017)

The 2017 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook reviews recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Chapter 1 presents a comparative scoreboard of labour market performance that encompasses...


Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship Opportunities

by Collectif Oecd (June 16, 2017)

This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing...


Employment and Skills Strategies in the Philippines

by Collectif Oecd (May 12, 2017)

Skills represent a key driver of development and growth in the Philippines. Educational attainment of the Filipino population has steadily increased in recent decades, but while the country is regionally successful...


Business Dynamics and Productivity

by Collectif Oecd (March 31, 2017)

This publication focuses on business dynamics across eight countries (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, United Kingdom) and over time, building upon the evidence collected in the...


City of Talent Montreal

by Collectif Oecd (March 21, 2017)

Montreal has huge potential to become one of the most dynamic cities across OECD countries, thanks to its talented and creative population. Yet the city has not demonstrated outstanding results in terms of job...


The Annotated Works of Henry George

by Alexandra W. Lough, Francis K. Peddle & William S. Peirce Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (July 06, 2018)

This is the first fully annotated edition of Social Problems (1883) and The Condition of Labor (1891), two important works by one of America’s most popular social economists. Social Problems grew out of a...


Job-rich Growth in Asia

by Collective Oecd (April 27, 2011)

Jobs-rich Growth in Asia discusses some of the most pressing issues that countries in Southeast Asia are facing in regard to boosting local employment and skills development while advancing social protection...


Off to a Good Start? Jobs for Youth

by Collective Oecd (December 28, 2010)

Promoting a smooth transition from school to work, and ensuring that youth are given the opportunities to move on in their careers and lives, have long been issues of fundamental importance for our economies...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Poland 2009

by Collective Oecd (November 23, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on Poland contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: United States 2009

by Collective Oecd (December 02, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on the United States contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Slovenia 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 09, 2009)

This report analyses the main challenges for labour market and social policies in Slovenia and considers the available policy options from the perspective of OECD countries' experience. It finds that Slovenia...


OECD Employment Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (September 16, 2009)

This 2009 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an annual assessment of labour market developments and prospects in member countries. This issue focuses on the jobs crisis in particular and looks at...


Clusters, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

by Collective Oecd (July 17, 2009)

This publication explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: France 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 30, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on France contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Chile 2009

by Collective Oecd (April 06, 2009)

This report analyses in detail the implications of recent developments in Chile's labour market and social policy and considers the available policy options from the perspective of OECD countries’ experience....


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Australia 2009

by Collective Oecd (April 20, 2009)

Whatever the level of qualification, first experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. Getting off to a good start facilitates integration and lays the foundation for a...


Flexible Policy for More and Better Jobs

by Collective Oecd (May 05, 2009)

In today’s economic context, governments are required to take centre stage, helping workers to compete in the global market whilst also supporting employers so that they may retain jobs, increase productivity...


The Changing Boundaries of Social Enterprises

by Collective Oecd (January 16, 2009)

Social enterprises are entering a new phase of consolidation after overcoming various challenges over the last 10 years in their efforts to foster sustainable local development, help create local wealth and...


OECD Employment Outlook 2010

by Collective Oecd (July 07, 2010)

The OECD Employment Outlook 2010 is OECD’s annual report on employment and labour markets in the OECD area and beyond. Opening with an editorial which analyses the immediate policy challenges and provides...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Estonia 2010

by Collective Oecd (May 10, 2010)

OECD's comprehensive 2010 review of labour market and social policies in Estonia. It finds that since Estonia regained its independence in 1991, its labour and social policies have been marked by a strong commitment...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Greece 2010

by Collective Oecd (March 24, 2010)

Improving the performance of youth on the labour market is a crucial challenge in OECD countries facing persistent youth unemployment. Whatever the level of qualification, first experiences on the labour market...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Denmark 2010

by Collective Oecd (February 24, 2010)

This report contains - for Denmark - a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school-to-work,...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Israel

by Collective Oecd (January 20, 2010)

This 2009 review of Israeli labour market and social policy finds that Israel has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decade, but the benefits of this are being distributed unevenly. Poverty rates are...


Striking Back

by Mary Manning & Sinead O'Brien The Collins Press (November 10, 2017)

‘Young shopworkers on Henry Street in Dublin, who in 1984 refused to handle the fruits of apartheid, provided me with great hope during my years of imprisonment, and inspiration to millions of South Africans.’...


Workers without Borders

by Ines Wagner ILR Press (November 15, 2018)

How the European Union handles posted workers is a growing issue for a region with borders that really are just lines on a map. A 2008 story, dissected in Ines Wagner’s Workers without Borders, about the troubling...


Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor

by James C. Docherty & Sjaak van der Velden Scarecrow Press (June 14, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor looks at the history of organized labor to see where it came from and where it has been. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a glossary...


Blood and Fire

by Sharryn Kasmir & August Carbonella Berghahn Books (August 01, 2014)

Based on long-term fieldwork, six vivid ethnographies from Colombia, India, Poland, Spain and the southern and northern U.S. address the dwindling importance of labor throughout the world. The contributors...


The Creativity Hoax

by George Morgan & Pariece Nelligan Anthem Press (January 22, 2018)

We often hear that creative and intellectual innovation is the key to western economic renewal, that cognitive capitalism has succeeded in globalizing the mental-manual division of labour, and that old work...


Africana Social Stratification

by James L. Conyers Jr., Marcia Walker-McWilliams, Rita Kiki Edozie & Anthony D. Greene et al. Lexington Books (November 30, 2017)

This study seeks to critically examine the field and function of social stratification, with emphasis on Africana phenomena. Phrased another way, this edited volume attempts to study and focus on who gets what...


Let Their People Come

by Lant Pritchett Center for Global Development (September 15, 2006)

In Let Their People Come, Lant Pritchett discusses five "irresistible forces" of global labor migration, and the "immovable ideas" that form a political backlash against it. Increasing wage gaps, different demographic...