Labour law
Labour law (also labor law or employment law, see spelling differences) mediates the relationship between workers (employees), employers, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates...
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NYC Restaurants Slash Staff over $15 Minimum Wage
New York City restaurants are slashing staff after a 2018 law mandating restaurants to pay workers a $15 an hour minimum wage took effect.
Ortiz: 'Grave Concern' over Bernie Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Bill
Alfredo Ortiz said that Bernie Sanders' minimum wage bill will hurt small businesses and make it harder to hire more workers.
The Cruelty of the $15 Minimum Wage
The $15 minimum wage just went from laughable to viable—as a New York Times headline put it—to the law of the land for millions of New York and California residents. In April 2016, the Empire and Gol...
The $15 Minimum Wage Is Turning Hard Workers Into Black Market Lawbreakers
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Workers would benefit from a minimum wage of $0.00. This is why.
Workers would benefit from a minimum wage of $0.00. This is why.
Who Does a $15 Minimum Wage Help?
Would a nationwide $15 minimum wage help or hurt American workers?
Higher minimum wages increase poverty in poor neighborhoods, study finds
A new study from a prominent researcher finds that higher minimum wages have increased poverty in poor neighborhoods, a finding that could shake up the debate over the federal wage floor and slow the ...
Fight for $15 - Workers earn tips. Bosses don't. Leave an...
Workers earn tips. Bosses don't. Leave an official comment for the @USDOL and tell them not to rescind the tip rule! http://bit.ly/commentflsatips #FightFor15
St. Louis Drops Minimum Wage More Than $2
St. Louis, Missouri lowered its minimum wage from $10 to $7.70, the minimum for the rest of the state.
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Fox News is cutting ties with Bill O’Reilly, the biggest star in its 20-year history, after mounting allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior prompted the network to end his program...
James R. Clapper Lies In Front Of Senate About NSA Spying On Americans.
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Harvard University Dining Hall Workers Go On Strike
The workers walked out after negotiations broke down Tuesday.
French female ministers decry sexual harassment
Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France issue a strongly worded declaration saying they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics.
These 7 Household Names Make A Killing Off Prison-Industrial Complex
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History of labour law
The history of labor law concerns the development of labor law as a way of regulating and improving the life of people at work. In the civilisations of antiquity, the use of slave labor was widespread...
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Employment contract
A contract of employment is a category of contract used in labour law to attribute right and responsibilities between parties to a bargain.The contract is between an "employee" and an "employer." It h...
At-will employment
At-will employment is a term used in U.S. labor law for contractual relationships in which an employee can be dismissed by an employer for any reason (that is, without having to establish "just cause"...
Minimum wage
A minimum wage is the lowest hourly, daily or monthly remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Equivalently, it is the lowest wage at which workers may sell their labor. Although minimu...
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Eight-hour day
The eight-hour day movement or 40-hour week movement, also known as the short-time movement, had its origins in the Industrial Revolution in Britain, where industrial production in large factories tra...
Eight-hour day - Wikipedia
Occupational safety and health
Occupational safety and health (OSH) also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS) or workplace health and safety (WHS) is an area concerned with the safety, health and welfare of...
Occupational safety and health - Wikipedia
Anti-discrimination law
Anti-discrimination law refers to the law on the right of people to be treated equally. Some countries mandate that in employment, in consumer transactions and in political participation people must b...
Unfair dismissal
Unfair dismissal is a term in labour law to describe an act of employment termination without good reason, or contrary to the country's specific legislation.
Unfair dismissal in Australia is the t...
Wrongful dismissal
Wrongful dismissal, also called wrongful termination or wrongful discharge, is an idiom and legal phrase, describing a situation in which an employee's contract of employment has been terminated by th...
Child labour
Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and that is mentally, physically, socia...
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Trade union
A trade union (British / Australian English / New Zealand English; also trades union), labour union (Canadian English) or labor union (American English) is an organization of workers...
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Strike action
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, on strike, greve (of French: grève), or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work. A strike usually take...
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Picketing (protest)
Picketing is a form of protest in which people (called picketers) congregate outside a place of work or location where an event is taking place. Often, this is done in an attempt to dissuade others fr...
Picketing (protest) - Wikipedia
Industrial Democracy
Industrial Democracy (1st edn 1897; 9th edn 1926) is a book written by British socialist reformers Sidney Webb and Beatrice Webb, concerning the organisation of trade unions and collective bargaining....