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1998 report on low-wage initiatives

United States. Employment Standards Administration. Wage and Hour Division.

1998 report on low-wage initiatives

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Employment Standards Administration. -- Wage and Hour Division,
  • Minimum wage -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States

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    Other titlesReport on low-wage initiatives
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18091002M

    Those provocative discussions led to the publication of a report, Place-Based Initiatives in the Context of Public Policy and Markets, that summarized the ideas generated during the gatherings and the current thinking about urban poverty and place. 6 Those discussions and the report generally reflect the narrow perspective on poverty that, with.


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As global flows of goods, capital, information, and people accelerate competitive pressure on businesses throughout the industrialized world, firms have responded by reorganizing work in a variety of efforts to improve efficiency and cut costs.

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Since then, scholars have documented the effects of those policies on compensation, productivity, job creation, and health coverage. Opponents predicted a range of negative impacts, but the.

Recent research by David Autor and colleagues has documented the impact of increased exposure to trade from low-wage countries on wages and use of safety net programs. In this research brief we estimate the public cost of low wages in frontline production jobs in the manufacturing industry by detailing state and federal expenditures on safety.

Sincethe Workforce Investment Act has provided the framework for the Workforce Investment low-skill, low-wage workers. Annual Report Workforce Investment Network in Mississippi • Back Next Page Table of Contents Page 2. Policy initiatives to address low income households’ nutritional needs in the UK.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 67(3), Author: Elizabeth Dowler. How living wage laws affect low-wage workers and low-income families. San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California, Y /H.R Nearly one-third of Minnesota workers are employed in jobs that pay less than $10 per hour, according to a report by the state Department of Economic Security.

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In contrastFile Size: KB. A global movement of low-wage workers is improving conditions for fast food employees and others in the U.S. and around the world.

A Dartmouth labor historian examines the movement's origins. Report no. /SR (Employee Benefit Research Institute, September ): 4. Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration tabulations of the Employee Benefits Supplement to the April Current Popula tion Survey. Despite higher rates of turnover in low-wage jobs, for the most recent data available, approximately 50 percent of low-wage workers remained in low-wage jobs over a five year period, and an additional percentage as high as 23 percent dropped out of the workforce entirely.

50 And for those workers seeking employment with higher pay, periods of. Investing in Low-Wage Workers LESSONS FROM FAMILY CHILD CARE IN RHODE ISLAND throughout the project and their input on this report. We appreciate the time of the state and local officials, child care advocates and others InMott selected DARE, along with nine other organiza-tions, to participate in its initiative, providing DARE.

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Needs, risks of low-wage workers and the impact on public health Date: J Source: SUNY Upstate Medical University Summary: As low-wage jobs continue to show strong gains since the. Suggested Citation:"ers and Business." Institute of Medicine. The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Low-wage workers are often employed in jobs that pose significant health and safety risks [1,2,3].Defined as work that earns two-thirds or less of the national median gross hourly earnings [], the prevalence of low-wage work varies by country and is on the rise, notably in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.

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