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The developing labor law

the board, the courts, and the National Labor Relations Act

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Published by Bureau of National Affairs in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. -- National Labor Relations Board,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor-in-chief, John E. Higgins, Jr. ; editors, Peter A. Janus ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHiggins, John E., 1939-, Janus, Peter A., American Bar Association. Committee on Development of the Law Under National Labor Relations Act.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3369 .A76 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (lxx, 3349 p.) ;
    Number of Pages3349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21598077M
    ISBN 101570185727, 1570185840, 1570185859
    ISBN 109781570185724, 9781570185847, 9781570185854
    LC Control Number2006051672
    OCLC/WorldCa71582312

    Copyright Gale, Cengage Learning. Among the more advanced formulations affecting the general condition of labour were the Mexican Constitution of and the Weimar Constitution of Germany ofboth of which gave constitutional status to certain general principles of social policy regarding economic rights. In Figure 3countries with more stringent labor codes and low levels of enforcement, such as Australia and Canada, are located in the lower right corner, while countries with protective laws and little enforcement, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo and Bolivia, are located in the upper left corner. More than veteran attorneys, representing both labor and management, contributed to this two-volume set.

    See Article History Labour law, the varied body of law applied to such matters as employment, remuneration, conditions of work, trade unionsand industrial relations. The state of labour law at any one time is therefore both the product of and a component of struggles between various social forces. So far, the preferred proxy for measuring enforcement is the number of labor inspectors per country or regionwhich is useful as an aggregate measure but struggles to overcome the problem of endogeneity. But while several studies have measured the levels of non-compliance in various developing countries, only a few of them provide empirical evidence on the causal effects of enforcement practices on compliance. Figure 1 and the Illustration show how the index can be applied to measure non-compliance in Chile. Factors that influence enforcement The recent literature on minimum wage enforcement has focused on determining which factors influence compliance or non-compliance in developing countries, and can thus be used to guide enforcement.

    Scholarly and precise - yet easy to use - The Developing Labor. General Note: Appendices p. Provisions of this kind have become increasingly common and are now widespread in all parts of the world. Authors and contacts.


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The developing labor law book

Motivation While there has been a broad expansion in regulatory regimes that attempt to protect workers from exploitation, a substantial gap remains between regulatory intent and regulatory outcomes in most developing country labor markets.

There was virtually no labour legislation in Russia prior to the October Revolution of This allows the index to provide useful information on the nature and granular structure of labor law compliance in a country as well as the relationship between multidimensional violation and labor market variables that may affect compliance.

A practical issue related to enforcement and compliance is one of measurement; particularly how to measure non-compliance and enforcement. Child labour[ edit ] A serious outbreak of fever in in cotton mills near Manchester drew widespread public opinion against the use of children in dangerous conditions.

However, it finds an insignificant impact of the number of labor inspectors on compliance; the level at which the minimum wage was set had more marked effects.

Enforcement in a severely resource-constrained environment is difficult when minimum wage and other labor regulations are complex. Finally, local labor market characteristics, such as the unemployment rate, the average wage rate relative to the minimum wage, and the levels of unionization, also play a crucial role.

However, in order to solve the endogeneity problem the use of an instrumental variable approach or experimental design is the logical progression and this has not yet been done.

Publication, Distribution, et. A cross-country study presents a series of stylized facts on the incidence of enforcement. An employer may not legally offer a contract that pays the worker less than a minimum wage. The conclusion for Vietnam is that low-wage workers in the formal sector need protection from the negative effects of the minimum wage.

ISBN: Despite this, in both the Argentinian and the South African studies, local labor market characteristics, most notably the unemployment rate, have a significant impact on enforcement: a higher unemployment rate is associated with lower levels of compliance.

Labour legislation in Latin America began in Argentina in the early years of the century and received a powerful impetus from the Mexican Revolutionwhich ended inbut, as in North Americathe trend became general only with the impact of the Great Depression.

Minimum Wage Enforcement in the Developing World. Book by. Another study in South Africa also uses the number of labor inspectors as a measure of the intensity of enforcement [14]. Measuring non-compliance Currently, non-compliance with minimum wage legislation is typically measured as the percentage of workers in a country who are paid below the appropriate minimum wage.

Violation of non-wage labor laws in developing countries is high and often overlooked. Unlike the laws of contracttortor propertythe elements of labour law are somewhat less homogeneous than the rules governing a particular legal relationship. Bureau of National Affairs, c There is no other aspect of labour law in which successive phases of progress and regression have been more decisively influenced by political changes and considerations.

Institutional factors include the penalty structure for failing to comply with minimum wage regulations, the number of minimum wages, the resources allocated to enforcement, and the conduct of awareness campaigns.

The same Act included the first comprehensive code of regulation to govern legal safeguards for health, life and limb. Discussion of pros and cons The impact of minimum wages on employment varies Studies on the impact of minimum wages in the US were the first to suggest that the theoretical wage—employment trade-off does not always hold in practice: an increase in the minimum wage is not always synonymous with a decline in employment.

The data of catalog based on open source database. Workers earning just slightly less than the legislated minimum wage are not distinguished from workers who are paid well below the minimum, in gross violation of minimum wage legislation. However, this is a fairly blunt measure, as it fails to measure the extent of the underpayment.

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