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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

NOTES LESSON FIFTEEN

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BY: NAFISHA McCLENDON

Lesson Fifteen

 

Labor/Management

        Labor are the workers, manangement are the people who decide what that work will be.

 

Tenure/At Will

        Tenure means you have property rights to that job. You can’t be fired without going through a legal process to remove that person from the job. Tenure usually comes with a contract.

        At will means you don’t have property reghts to your job. Your only there at the pleasure of the management. You can be let go at anytime.

 

Union Shop/Open Shop/Closed Shop

        Union shop means if you are hired in, you will join the union.

        Open shop means you have a choice of whether you want to join the union or not.

        Closed shop means that the only people you hire are union people. You have to join the union first in order to get hired.

        Unions bargain for working conditions

 

Strike/Injunction

        Withholding your labor is a strike. There are different types of strikes: blackboard flu, walk out, slow dow, sit down. Sit down strikes are illegal because you are holding property without due process.

        An injunction is an order by court to stop something. The management can call an injunction to counteract the strike.

 

Unemployment

        Seasonal means the time of year dictates when you work.

        Frictional means you’re between jobs. You may or may not be looking.

        Structural mean the technology has changed and you are no longer skilled for the job. Ex: computers

        Cyclical means the business itself has a cycle, there is always ups and downs within the business that will determine when you work.

 
 
 
 
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