Labour relations

2017-07-31T00:58:13+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Anti-capitalism, Leave of absence, Overtime, Wage labour, Precarity, Lockout (industry), Workweek and weekend, Working poor, Eight-hour day, Collective bargaining, Power harassment, United States labor law, Wassenaar Agreement, Labor relations, Social Movement Unionism, National Day of Mourning (Canadian observance), Unfair labor practice (Japan), User revolt, Open shop flashcards Labour relations
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  • Anti-capitalism
    Anti-capitalism encompasses a wide variety of movements, ideas and attitudes that oppose capitalism.
  • Leave of absence
    A leave of absence (LOA) is a period of time that one must be away from one's primary job, while maintaining the status of employee.
  • Overtime
    Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours.
  • Wage labour
    Wage labour (also wage labor in American English) is the socioeconomic relationship between a worker and an employer, where the worker sells their labour under a formal or informal employment contract.
  • Precarity
    Precarity is a precarious existence, lacking in predictability, job security, material or psychological welfare.
  • Lockout (industry)
    A lockout is a temporary work stoppage or denial of employment initiated by the management of a company during a labor dispute.
  • Workweek and weekend
    The workweek and weekend are those complementary parts of the week devoted to labour and rest, respectively.
  • Working poor
    The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line.
  • Eight-hour day
    (For the holiday in Australia, see Labour Day.) The eight-hour day movement or 40-hour week movement, also known as the short-time movement, was started by James Deb and had its origins in the Industrial Revolution in Britain, where industrial production in large factories transformed working life.
  • Collective bargaining
    Collective bargaining is a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees aimed at agreements to regulate working salaries.
  • Power harassment
    Power harassment is harassment or unwelcome attention of a political nature, often occurring in the environment of a workplace including hospitals, schools and universities.
  • United States labor law
    United States labor law sets the rights and duties for employees, labor unions, and employers in the United States.
  • Wassenaar Agreement
    The Wassenaar Agreement was an agreement reached in 1982 between employers' organisations and labour unions in the Netherlands to restrain wage growth in return for the adoption of policies to combat unemployment and inflation, such as reductions in working hours and the expansion of part-time employment.
  • Labor relations
    Labor relations is the study and practice of managing unionized employment situations.
  • Social Movement Unionism
    Social Movement Unionism is a trend of theory and practice in contemporary trade unionism.
  • National Day of Mourning (Canadian observance)
    The National Day of Mourning, or Workers’ Mourning Day is observed in Canada on 28 April.
  • Unfair labor practice (Japan)
    An unfair labor practice (不当労働行為 futouroudoukoui) is discrimination by an employer in Japan against a worker who is associated with a union, or refusal by an employer to negotiate with a trade union, or interference in the activities of a union.
  • User revolt
    A user revolt is a social conflict in which users of a website collectively and openly protest a website host's or administrator's instructions for using the website.
  • Open shop
    An open shop is a place of employment at which one is not required to join or financially support a union (closed shop) as a condition of hiring or continued employment.