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  1. Flexibilidad, jornada laboral y sistemas de turnos: Efectos de la legislación en empleo y producto

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    Pablo González; Alejandra Mizala; Pilar Romaguera

    2000-01-01

    La flexibilización del mercado del trabajo es un requisito para lograr mayores niveles de empleo y conseguir una mejor adaptación de la fuerza de trabajo a las cambiantes condiciones económicas. Este artículo identifica las restricciones que impone la normativa laboral chilena respecto a la jornada laboral, en especial en el tema del trabajo en turnos continuos, y considera el impacto que podrían tener cambios en esta legislación sobre distintas variables económicas, como el empleo y el produ...

  2. Resistencia al cambio y trabajo por turnos en trabajadores de la banca

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    Daniel V. Valero R.

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo muestra los factores de resistencia al cambio ante la implementación de un esquema de trabajo por turnos para el personal del departamento de bases de datos de una institución bancaria venezolana, con el objetivo de diseñar un plan para el manejo del cambio, a través del cual la gerencia pueda intervenir y lograr superar dicha resistencia. La investigación consistió en un estudio de caso, que parte de realizar un diagnóstico que permitió identificar factores de resistencia como la disminución del ingreso económico, amenaza a hábitos familiares e intereses propios y seguridad personal; para luego diseñar un plan de manejo del cambio que le permitirá a la gerencia del área implantar el esquema de horarios de trabajo por turnos, con el menor impacto posible sobre el personal.

  3. Trabalho em turnos: estado geral de saúde relacionado ao sono em trabalhadores de enfermagem Trabajo por turnos: estado general de salud relacionado al sueño de trabajadores de enfermería Shift work: overall health state related to sleep in nursing workers

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    Sandra Soares Mendes

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi identificar os sintomas referentes ao estado geral de saúde associado ao trabalho em turnos de enfermagem e relacioná-los com a qualidade do sono. O estudo foi realizado no Hospital da Irmandade da Santa Casa de Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais. Participaram 136 profissionais de enfermagem, com média de idade de 33,1 anos, divididos nas seguintes categorias: enfermeiro (8,1%; técnico de enfermagem (80,9%; auxiliar de enfermagem dos turnos diurno e noturno (11%. Os sintomas de saúde foram identificados a partir do Inventário de Estado Geral de Saúde, e a qualidade do sono foi avaliada pelo Diário do Sono. Os dados foram estatisticamente significativos pelo Teste Qui-Quadrado (p=0,021 para a presença do sintoma de flatulência ou distensão abdominal no turno noturno. Constatou-se com a análise de regressão linear múltipla que os sujeitos do turno diurno que apresentaram os sintomas de má digestão (às vezes ou sempre e irritabilidade (sempre tiveram pior qualidade de sono noturno.Se objetivó identificar síntomas referentes al estado general de salud asociado al trabajo por turnos de enfermería y relacionarlos con la calidad del sueño. Realizado en Hospital de la Hermandad de Santa Casa de Poços de Caldas, estado de Minas Gerais. Participaron (n=136 profesionales de enfermería, con media etaria de 33,1 años, divididos en las categorías: enfermero 8,1%, técnico de enfermería 80,9%, auxiliar de enfermería 11,0% de turnos diurno y nocturno. Los síntomas de salud se identificaron mediante Inventario General de Salud y la calidad de sueño se evaluó por Diario del Sueño. Datos estadísticamente significativos según test Chi-Cuadrado (p=0,021 para presencia del síntoma de flatulencia o distensión abdominal en turno nocturno. Mediante análisis de regresión lineal múltiple, los sujetos del turno diurno que presentaban síntomas de mala digestión (eventualmente o siempre e irritabilidad (siempre

  4. Turnos de trabajo: ¿un factor de riesgo cardiovascular?

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    José Santana-Herrera

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Describir según la literatura existente si hay evidencia científica de que los turnos de trabajo son un factor de riesgo cardiovascular e identificar las intervenciones en los tipos de turno más efectivas para reducir dichos riesgos. Material y métodos: Se realizó una búsqueda bibliográfica en 10 bases de datos obteniéndose 13 artículos. El diseño de estos estudios fueron: 7 de intervención, 1 de cohortes, 1 casos control, 3 descriptivos transversales y un estudio piloto. Se agruparon los trabajos según la dirección y velocidad de rotación, ergonomía de los turnos y cambios en el número de turnos analizándose la modificación de los biomarcadores según el tipo de intervención. Resultados: La muestra total fue de 12.332 trabajadores. El cambio en la dirección de rotación del turno de trabajo de atrás hacia adelante mostró cambios favorables como disminución del nivel de glucosa, TG, Ác. Úrico y TAS. Rotaciones rápidas en sentido horario pueden ser beneficiosas observándose una disminución del colesterol total, relación colesterol total/LDL y un aumento de HDL. Al asociar la dirección y velocidad de rotación no se obtuvieron modificaciones significativas de los biomarcadores. El cambio ergonómico en los turnos disminuyo las alteraciones lipídicas, TA y FC. Finalmente la diabetes mellitus se vio influenciada negativamente cuando cambiamos de tres turnos a dos turnos de trabajo. Conclusiones: Los artículos publicados sugieren un impacto negativo del trabajo por turnos en el riesgo cardiovascular que puede modificarse favorablemente con cambios en la organización del trabajo (sistema de rotación rápido en sentido horario, turnos flexibles y rotaciones de tres turnos.

  5. Flexiseguridad, derecho al trabajo y estabilidad laboral

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    Carlos Blancas

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Flexisecurity, right to work and labor stabilityThis article deals with one of the most recent and innovative proposals of related flexibilization, basically, to the extinction of labor relation and that areknown as «flexisecurity» or «flexicurity». For this, the author comments the model of Denmark – country in which it’s originated «flexisecurity» – emphasizing the configuration of a «golden triangle», composed of: i flexibility in the labor relation, aimed at facilitating the dismissal ii a generous system of unemployment benefits, funded primarily by the State and iii a new policy of «activation» of the labor market, which seeks to keep large sectors of the population permanently trained to meet new labor challenges. The author emphasizes the difference between our country and Denmark, since it is a Welfare State with a high level of social protection funded by a fiscal pressure and high tax rates. Finally, the article notes that for the study of «flexisecurity» it shouldn’t ignore the legal framework derived from workers’ fundamental rights established in the Constitution and international treaties which imply: right to work, dignity and citizenship of the worker and Trade Union Freedom and Collective Rights

  6. Efecto de la implantación de turnos de enfermería «a demanda» sobre las horas de absentismo Effect of the introduction of "on demand" nursing shifts on hours of absenteeism

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    Joaquín Jesús Blanca Gutiérrez

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de esta experiencia es estudiar la influencia en el absentismo del personal de enfermería de un nuevo sistema de turnos rotatorios, con la novedad de que tanto la distribución horaria como la planificación y la adjudicación de los turnos se ha hecho según las demandas del propio personal. El lugar de realización ha sido el Hospital Infanta Margarita, de Cabra (Córdoba, España, y la implementación de los nuevos turnos fue durante el primer trimestre de 2011. De un total de 5551 horas absolutas de ausencia por semestre, se ha pasado a 3289 horas. La implantación de este nuevo sistema de turnos «a demanda» parece haber conseguido una reducción notable en el número de horas de ausencia del trabajo. Se trata de una estrategia para tratar de conciliar al máximo la jornada laboral con la vida personal y familiar.The objective of this study was to analyze the effect of the introduction of a new system of rotating shifts on nursing absenteeism. The novelty of this system is that both the time distribution and the planning and allocation of shifts is carried out according to the wishes of the participating nurses. This study was performed in the Infanta Margarita Hospital (Cordoba, Spain and the new shift system was introduced in the first quarter of 2011. The total number of absolute hours of absence decreased from 5551 to 3289 per semester. The implementation of this new "on demand" shift system seems to have significantly reduced hours of absence. This strategy aims to reconcile nurses´ working hours with their personal and family lives.

  7. Barreras al acceso a la justicia en el acoso laboral

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    Adriana Camacho Ramírez

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available En Colombia, la Ley 1010 de 2006 normativiza la corrección, prevención y sanción de las conductas de acoso laboral. A pesar de la ley, en la práctica se hace poco efectivo el acceso a la justicia para las víctimas de conductas de hostigamiento en el trabajo, como se evidencia de las pocas denuncias y pocos fallos sancionatorios. En este artículo de reflexión se analizan las barreras jurídicas y materiales que impiden acceder a la justicia en los casos de mobbing cuyos resultados hacen parte del proyecto “Prácticas de acoso laboral, y su forma de resolución jurídica en Colombia” llevado a cabo por investigadores de sociología y jurisprudencia de la Universidad del Rosario.

  8. Turnos de trabajo: ¿un factor de riesgo cardiovascular?

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    José Santana-Herrera; Tony Alfano; Adriana Escobal-Machado

    2014-01-01

    Objetivos: Describir según la literatura existente si hay evidencia científica de que los turnos de trabajo son un factor de riesgo cardiovascular e identificar las intervenciones en los tipos de turno más efectivas para reducir dichos riesgos. Material y métodos: Se realizó una búsqueda bibliográfica en 10 bases de datos obteniéndose 13 artículos. El diseño de estos estudios fueron: 7 de intervención, 1 de cohortes, 1 casos control, 3 descriptivos transversales y un estudio piloto. Se agrupa...

  9. Protocolo preventivo y de intervención frente al acoso laboral

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    Torres Duro, Laura

    2015-01-01

    Una vez adentrada en el mundo laboral de la prevención de riesgos laborales, pude constatar que en la empresa en la que trabajaba no se realizaba ninguna gestión respecto al acoso laboral, todo y ser una empresa de más de 250 trabajadores, en la que legalmente está obligada a tener un Plan de Igualdad, dentro del cual una de las materias que están obligados a gestionar es el acoso sexual y por razón de sexo1. Esta ausencia de gestión del acoso laboral me hizo surgir la inquietu...

  10. Cáncer de laringe y exposición laboral al amianto

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    A. Borin Mario

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: Es conocido el riesgo para la salud que supone la exposición laboral a las fibras del amianto. El cáncer de laringe debido a la inhalación de polvo de amianto está incluido en el anexo II del RD 1299/2006. Hasta la fecha los estudios epidemiológicos realizados han obtenido resultados controvertidos con respecto a dicha asociación. Objetivos: Identificar las últimas evidencias científicas de la asociación entre la exposición laboral al amianto y el cáncer de laringe, conocer el riesgo de presentar cáncer de laringe acorde a la frecuencia de exposición al amianto e identificar el tipo de cáncer de laringe más frecuente en relación a dicha exposición laboral. Métodos: Se realizó una revisión sistemática de artículos de evidencia científica recolectados de distintas bases de datos (Medline, OSH, Scopus, IBECS, ILO realizando una búsqueda bibliográfica por descriptores MeSH (cáncer de laringe, exposición laboral, exposición ocupacional, asbesto de artículos publicados entre 1999 y 2014, en humanos, artículos originales exclusivamente, con un tamaño muestral mayor de 30, en castellano, inglés, francés, italiano y portugués. Se excluyeron estudios duplicados, estudios no originales y estudios de prevalencia sin grupo control. Posterior a esto se realizó una lectura sistemática evaluando el nivel de evidencia de los estudios con los criterios SIGN. Resultados: Se recolectaron 107 artículos a través de la búsqueda bibliográfica, tras aplicar criterios de inclusión/exclusión se seleccionaron un total de 6 artículos (4 estudios caso-control, 1 estudio de cohortes y 1 meta-análisis. De estos, 2 estudios de caso-control y el estudio de cohortes obtuvieron una asociación estadísticamente significativa entre la exposición laboral al amianto y el cáncer de laringe. El meta-análisis sugiere asociación, aunque sin obtener significación estadística, mientras que los 2 restantes estudios de caso

  11. Un caso de insomnio por cambio de turno de trabajo

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    Ihab Zubeidat

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Un hombre de profesión militar acude a consulta con el fin de recibir ayuda a su problema para iniciar y mantener el sueño, después de seguir un tratamiento farmacológico con zolpidem y clorazepato. Los datos de la evaluación indican que los turnos de trabajo eran la causa principal de su problema. Los diarios de sueño muestran una latencia de sueño media de 70 minutos, presentando varios despertares durante la noche, mostrando un sueño inquieto de un tiempo comprendido entre las dos y tres horas y media diarias. También presenta pensamientos ansiosos relativos a su propio sueño y a su trabajo. Por todo ello, el paciente fue diagnosticado de insomnio por alteración del ritmo circadiano, del tipo de turnos de trabajo. Las recomendaciones terapéuticas fueron poner en marcha un programa de intervención cognitivo-conductual con el objetivo de cambiar los pensamientos desagradables y favorecer los estados de relajación del paciente. Los resultados indican una mejoría en la calidad del sueño como consecuencia del aumento de las horas totales de sueño (4:00– 4:30 horas, la reducción de la latencia del sueño a un tiempo aproximado de 30 minutos y el número de despertares a uno ó ninguno.

  12. Turnos alternantes: fadiga mental de enfermagem Turnos alternantes: fatiga mental en enfermería Shift schedule: mental fatigue in nursing

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    Maria Helena Palucci Marziale

    1995-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do presente estudo foi detectar sintomas e sinais de fadiga mental, em enfermeiras atuantes em instituição hospitalar com esquema de trabalho em turnos alternantes, através de um indicador subjetivo "check-list" e dos indicadores objetivos Freqüência Crítica de Fusão da luz (Flicker e Tempo de Reação simples a estímulo auditivo (TRs. Foram analisadas, 5 jornadas consecutivas trabalhadas nos turnos: manhã, tarde e noite por 12 enfermeiras de três unidades de internação diferentes de um hospital universitário. Os resultados sugerem que a alternância existente entre os turnos é prejudicial à saúde e à vida sócio-familiar e profissional dessas enfermeiras, as quais revelaram insatisfação pelo esquema de trabalho e apresentaram sintomas e sinais de fadiga mental. A incidência dos sintomas foi maior no turno da noite que no turno da manhã, a qual foi maior que a do turno da tarde quando comparados os valores obtidos no início e final dos turnos, evidenciando-se com maior freqüência os sintomas de embotamento e distúrbios do sono. Indícios de fadiga foram detectados através do Flicker na seguinte ordem: turno da manhã maior que o da noite, o qual foi maior que o da tarde, quando comparados os valores no início de final dos turnos. Em contrapartida, na verificação do tempo de Reação simples, os indícios de fadiga foram apresentados no turno da noite em freqüência maior que a do turno da manhã, o qual foi maior que a da tarde.El objetivo del presente estudio fue detectar síntomas y señales de fatiga mental, en enfermeras actuantes en instituciones hospitalarias con esquema de trabajo en turnos alternantes, a través de un indicador subjetivo "check-list" y de los indicadores objetivos Frecuencia Crítica de Fusión de la luz (Flicker y Tiempo de Reacción simple a estímulo auditivo (TRs Fueron analizadas, 15 jornadas consecutivas trabajadas en los turnos mañana, tarde y noche por 12 enfermeras de

  13. Condiciones de trabajo, fatiga laboral y bajo peso al nacer en vendedoras ambulantes

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    Hernández-Peña Patricia

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo. Este trabajo tipifica las condiciones demográficas, socioeconómicas, laborales, de fatiga laboral y daño reproductivo en una población femenina en edad fértil que trabaja en la venta ambulante en las calles de la Ciudad de México. Material y métodos. Se entrevistaron 426 vendedoras ambulantes. Se describió a la población entrevistada y se exploró la asociación de los componentes de la fatiga laboral con el bajo peso al nacer (BPN mediante regresión logística, en un subgrupo de mujeres que laboraron en la venta ambulante durante su última gestación. Resultados. De las mujeres entrevistadas, 56% realiza jornadas de trabajo superiores a las 48 horas semanales, 87% carece de seguridad social y 68% tiene estudios no mayores de primaria. El riesgo de presentar BPN se eleva cuando se carece de control sobre la cantidad de mercancía a vender (RM 6.5, IC95% 1.3-31, se venden artículos de ocasión como refacciones y ornamentos (RM 6.3, IC95% 1.5-26, se exhibe la mercancía sobre el piso o se carga para su venta (RM 7.7, IC95% 1.8-32, y cuando los recursos para instalar el puesto por primera vez no proceden de la red social de apoyo de la vendedora (RM 7.4, IC95% 1.2-44. Conclusiones. Estos resultados contribuyen a identificar a las vendedoras con mayor riesgo de presentar un hijo con BPN, y sugerir medidas preventivas.

  14. Trabalho em turnos e dimensões sociais: um estudo na indústria têxtil

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    Ana Isabel Ferreira

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho em turnos tem sido associado a diversas consequências na vida dos trabalhadores. Este estudo analisa as consequências do trabalho em turnos ao nível familiar, social e organizacional e de que forma tais dimensões podem interferir na adaptação a estes horários. Foi utilizada uma amostra de 239 trabalhadores de uma empresa têxtil portuguesa, distribuídos pelos seguintes horários: convencional (08h-12h30/13h30-17h, 1º turno (06h/14h; turno da manhã, 2º turno (14h/22h; turno da tarde e 3º turno (22h/06h; turno da noite. Na coleta de dados foi usado um questionário para avaliar, entre outros aspectos, a relação do horário de trabalho com a vida conjugal, a vida social ou o apoio da empresa. Os resultados apontam para uma preferência dos trabalhadores relativamente ao 1º turno, tendo este obtido os melhores scores em todos os aspectos. O horário convencional, por sua vez, apresenta os scores mais reduzidos. Genericamente, os resultados apontam para a importância de dimensões sociais na gestão do tempo de trabalho.

  15. COMPROMISO ORGANIZACIONAL, ESTRÉS LABORAL, DISPOSICIÓN AL CAMBIO Y SASTIFACIÓN CON EL TRABAJO

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    Antonio Lameda; Mercedes Matilla de Gil

    1999-01-01

    Este trabajo indaga relación que determinadas característica disposicionales de los empleados tales como: compromiso organizacional, percepción del estrés laboral y disposición al cambio tiene con la sastifación laboral. A tal fin, a una muestra 123 empelados de una organización se aplicaron las escalas: COMTRA, ETRA, FLEXAPER, SATRA. Los datos aportados fueron procesados a través de un modelo de regresion lineal múltiples, cuyo valor F=16.75 p < 0.0001, fue indicador de que el modelo fue va...

  16. COMPROMISO ORGANIZACIONAL, ESTRÉS LABORAL, DISPOSICIÓN AL CAMBIO Y SASTIFACIÓN CON EL TRABAJO

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    Antonio Lameda

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo indaga relación que determinadas característica disposicionales de los empleados tales como: compromiso organizacional, percepción del estrés laboral y disposición al cambio tiene con la sastifación laboral. A tal fin, a una muestra 123 empelados de una organización se aplicaron las escalas: COMTRA, ETRA, FLEXAPER, SATRA. Los datos aportados fueron procesados a través de un modelo de regresion lineal múltiples, cuyo valor F=16.75 p < 0.0001, fue indicador de que el modelo fue valido para explicar la satisfación laboral como una función de las tres variables independientes analizadas, cuyo aporte a la varianza de las sastifaciones con el trabajo fue del 36.2 %.

  17. La respuesta laboral al neoliberalismo en Colombia: el contexto político

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    Mauricio Cárdenas Piñeros

    1995-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo corresponde a uno de los capítulos de la tesis doctoral de autor titulada Neoliberalism and the Labor Movement in Colombia actualmente en elaboración para la Universidad de Denver. Argumenta que para entender las estrategias desarrolladas por el sindicalismo contemporáneo en Colombia para responder al neoliberalismo es necesario establecer el contexto político de los últimos 30 años. Según el autor, los ciclos de represión e integración del movimiento sindical han generado en los últimos años un espacio político para que el sindicalismo canalice sus respuestas dentro del marco de la nueva Constitución de 1991. El aprovechamiento de este espacio en combinación con acciones de confrontación ha puesto límites a la implantación unilateral de un modelo neoliberal en Colombia, particularmente en cuanto a la privatización de las entidades estatales de mayor peso. Paradójicamente, los promotores del neoliberalismo se han visto obligados a avanzar su proyecto entregando espacios políticos que han sido utilizados por sectores como el sindical para cuestionar dicho proyecto. La debilidad histórica del sindicalismo, agudizada por la profundización del neoliberalismo, ha sido contrarrestada por ciertos sectores del sindicalismo estatal como se reseña en este artículo.

  18. Influencia de la calidad de sueño sobre variables psicopatológicas: un análisis comparativo entre trabajadores sometidos a turnos y trabajadores con horario normal

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    Juan Carlos Sierra

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este estudio analiza los problemas psicológicos (calidad de sueño y rasgos psicopatológicos derivados de un sistema de trabajo por turnos con horario nocturno, y la influencia que la calidad de sueño de los trabajadores pudiera tener sobre determinadas variables psicopatológicas. Para ello se comparó una muestra de trabajadores sometidos a rotaciones en el turno de trabajo (n = 197 con otra de trabajadores con horario normal (n = 40 del mismo contexto laboral. Los participantes contestaron el Índice de Calidad de Sueño de Pittsburg y el Cuestionario de 90 Síntomas-Revisado. Los resultados ponen de manifiesto la mala calidad de sueño y los elevados niveles de psicopatología presentes en los trabajadores sometidos a turnos con respecto a los trabajadores con un horario habitual. Además, se demuestra que la calidad subjetiva del sueño, la disfunción diurna, la latencia de sueño y las perturbaciones del sueño explican el 35% de la varianza total del Índice Sintomático General. Se destaca la relevancia que tiene la mala calidad de sueño en la explicación de determinados rasgos psicopatológicos.

  19. Trabalho em turnos: estado geral de saúde relacionado ao sono em trabalhadores de enfermagem

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    Sandra Soares Mendes

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi identificar os sintomas referentes ao estado geral de saúde associado ao trabalho em turnos de enfermagem e relacioná-los com a qualidade do sono. O estudo foi realizado no Hospital da Irmandade da Santa Casa de Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais. Participaram 136 profissionais de enfermagem, com média de idade de 33,1 anos, divididos nas seguintes categorias: enfermeiro (8,1%; técnico de enfermagem (80,9%; auxiliar de enfermagem dos turnos diurno e noturno (11%. Os sintomas de saúde foram identificados a partir do Inventário de Estado Geral de Saúde, e a qualidade do sono foi avaliada pelo Diário do Sono. Os dados foram estatisticamente significativos pelo Teste Qui-Quadrado (p=0,021 para a presença do sintoma de flatulência ou distensão abdominal no turno noturno. Constatou-se com a análise de regressão linear múltipla que os sujeitos do turno diurno que apresentaram os sintomas de má digestão (às vezes ou sempre e irritabilidade (sempre tiveram pior qualidade de sono noturno.

  20. Estrés psicosocial laboral como factor de riesgo para las complicaciones de la gestación y el bajo peso al nacer

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    Marrero Santos, María de Lourdes

    2014-01-01

    Para determinar el efecto del estrés psicosocial laboral en la aparición de complicaciones en la gestación y el bajo peso al nacer se realizó un estudio de cohorte prospectivo en el municipio “10 de Octubre” en La Habana a 521 trabajadoras y 429 amas de casa. El estrés psicosocial laboral se evaluó mediante los modelos Demanda-Control de la Tensión Laboral, Desbalance Esfuerzo-Recompensa y Dinamismo de la Personalidad. El trabajo constituyó un factor de riesgo para el bajo peso al nacer al co...

  1. La flexibilidad de la jornada de trabajo:teorías sobre el trabajo a turnos y el mismatch de horarios

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    Vázquez Méndez, María del Mar

    2009-01-01

    [SPA]En esta tesis se realiza un análisis teórico de la determinación de la jornada de trabajo y su relación con el resto de variables que caracterizan el mercado laboral. El interés se centra en el horario de trabajo y en su flexibilidad. Para ello se define la jornada a través de dos variables: el momento de inicio y la duración, y sobre esta base se construyen dos modelos. El primero es un modelo de equilibrio general con trabajo a turnos. En él se pone de manifiesto cómo...

  2. Condiciones de trabajo, fatiga laboral y bajo peso al nacer en vendedoras ambulantes Working conditions, labor fatigue and low birth weight among female street vendors

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    Patricia Hernández-Peña

    1999-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo. Este trabajo tipifica las condiciones demográficas, socioeconómicas, laborales, de fatiga laboral y daño reproductivo en una población femenina en edad fértil que trabaja en la venta ambulante en las calles de la Ciudad de México. Material y métodos. Se entrevistaron 426 vendedoras ambulantes. Se describió a la población entrevistada y se exploró la asociación de los componentes de la fatiga laboral con el bajo peso al nacer (BPN mediante regresión logística, en un subgrupo de mujeres que laboraron en la venta ambulante durante su última gestación. Resultados. De las mujeres entrevistadas, 56% realiza jornadas de trabajo superiores a las 48 horas semanales, 87% carece de seguridad social y 68% tiene estudios no mayores de primaria. El riesgo de presentar BPN se eleva cuando se carece de control sobre la cantidad de mercancía a vender (RM 6.5, IC95% 1.3-31, se venden artículos de ocasión como refacciones y ornamentos (RM 6.3, IC95% 1.5-26, se exhibe la mercancía sobre el piso o se carga para su venta (RM 7.7, IC95% 1.8-32, y cuando los recursos para instalar el puesto por primera vez no proceden de la red social de apoyo de la vendedora (RM 7.4, IC95% 1.2-44. Conclusiones. Estos resultados contribuyen a identificar a las vendedoras con mayor riesgo de presentar un hijo con BPN, y sugerir medidas preventivas.Objective. This study presents the demographic, socioeconomic profile, working conditions and labor fatigue among fertile age street vendors in Mexico City. Material and methods. 426 female street vendors were interviewed in Mexico City. This population was described and the association between the components labor fatigue and low birth weight (LBW was analyzed by logistic regression in a subgroup of women who worked as street vendors during their last pregnancy. Results. Of the interviewed group, 56% works more than 48 h per week, 87% had no social security, and 68% only had primary school level. The risk of LBW

  3. Work in Rotating Shifts and its Effects on the Daily Life of Grain Processing Workers El trabajo en turnos alternados y sus efectos en lo cotidiano del trabajador que beneficia granos O trabalho em turnos alternados e seus efeitos no cotidiano do trabalhador no beneficiamento de grãos

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    Mariana Roberta Lopes Simões

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed to investigate the effects of alternating shift work in the daily life of grain processing workers. A quantitative data collection research was carried out at a grain processing company in Goiás - Brazil. Research participants were 53 alternating shift workers. A questionnaire was developed and used for data collection, based on the principles of chronobiology and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, with 31 closed and one open question. The result showed dissatisfactory sleep quality for approximately 50% of the participants. The most evidenced physiological changes referred to the digestive tract. As for behavioral aspects, irritability was highlighted. Among the research participants, 70% considered that their work hours affect their leisure and social life. In conclusion, negative manifestations exist in the daily life of people working in alternating shifts, which can affect their physical, mental and social health.Se tuvo por objetivo identificar los efectos del trabajo en turnos alternados en lo cotidiano de los trabajadores que benefician granos. Fue realizada una investigación de recolección de datos con abordaje cuantitativo en una empresa de beneficio de granos en Goiás - Brasil. Participaron de la investigación 53 trabajadores de turnos alternados. Fue elaborado y utilizado un cuestionario para la recolección de datos, basado en los principios de la cronobiología y en el Índice de Calidad del Sueño de Pittsburgh, con 31 preguntas cerradas y una abierta. El resultado evidenció que la calidad del sueño no es satisfactoria para 50% de los participantes. Las alteraciones fisiológicas más evidenciadas se refirieron al tracto digestivo. En cuanto a los aspectos de comportamiento, la irritabilidad fue destacada. De los investigados, 70% consideraron que el descanso y la vida social quedan perjudicados por el horario de trabajo. Se concluye que existen manifestaciones negativas en lo cotidiano de personas que

  4. Aplicación del modelo de violencia laboral de Chappell y Di Martino adaptado al usuario hospitalizado

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    Sara Barrios-Casas

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La violencia es un fenómeno que involucra a seres humanos en diversas circunstancias y entornos, afectando la salud, el desarrollo social y económico de sectores de la población y a instituciones sanitarias.Investigación cuantitativa descriptiva correlacional transversal, cuyos objetivos fueron: validar los factores del modelo de Chappell y Di Martino en los usuarios hospitalizados, medir la violencia que estos perciben hacia ellos y construir una escala para medir violencia en el contexto hospitalario. La muestra no probabilística estuvo conformada por 510 usuarios hospitalizados durante el 2008, a quienes previo consentimiento informado se les aplicó el instrumento, que fue confeccionado y validado por las autoras. Entre los resultados se encontró que al aplicar la escala de percepción de violencia, el 100 % de los usuarios manifestaron percibir violencia en las diversas dimensiones. Las variables significativas en la percepción de violencia fueron: edad, sexo, previsión, situación laboral, ingreso familiar, calidad de atención, antecedentes de violencia en la adultez, consumo de alcohol, agente agresor, recursos humanos y físicos. Se concluye que el modelo interactivo de violencia laboral de Chappell y Di Martino tiene aplicación en los usuarios en ambientes hospitalarios, ya que las variables que componen los factores también se presentan en estos contextos de salud.

  5. Cuestiones sobre el derecho al trabajo derivadas de la reforma laboral de 2012 : perspectiva constitucional = The right to work under the labour reform of 2012: a constitutional approach

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    Naranjo De La Cruz, Rafael

    2014-01-01

    La reforma laboral de 2012 ha suscitado importantes cuestiones acerca del régimen jurídico del derecho al trabajo. Así, en este artículo se sostiene que la introducción de una modalidad contractual que concede al empresario la potestad de resolver libremente el contrato laboral durante el primer año supone, ya sea concebido este plazo como periodo de prueba o como medio para el fomento de un empleo estable, una vulneración del derecho del trabajador a la estabilidad en el empleo, reconocido c...

  6. Análisis no determinista del turno óptimo en plantaciones de E. globulus

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    Díaz Balteiro, Luis; Rodríguez, L. C. E.

    2007-01-01

    El método de beneficio de monte bajo habitualmente utilizado para el manejo de plantaciones de Eucalyptus globulus Labill conduce a un problema de optimización conjunto: el gestor debe elegir el turno óptimo en cada rebrote, y el número óptimo de rebrotes hasta que se vuelva a replantar. Esta circunstancia obliga a utilizar métodos como la programación dinámica para obtener la solución óptima. En este trabajo se presenta la metodología apropiada para resolver este p...

  7. Avaliação da sonolência em estudantes universitários de turnos distintos Evaluación de la somnolencia en estudiantes universitarios de turnos distintos Evaluation of sleepiness in college students from different shifts

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    Danilo de Freitas Araújo

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Estudantes de graduação possuem altas chances de apresentar Sonolência Diurna Excessiva, devido aos horários escolares e às demandas acadêmicas. Por isso, pretendeu-se analisar níveis de sonolência de estudantes de turnos distintos. O universo foi constituído por 109 graduandos do turno matutino e 125 do noturno. Utilizou-se a Escala de Sonolência de Epworth. A amostra apresentou média total de 9,38 (DP=4,03, sendo 9,03 (DP=4,01 para o turno matutino e 9,7 (DP=3,93 para o noturno. Foram detectadas diferenças significativas nos níveis de sonolência entre turnos (η² =0,10;p Estudiantes de graduación poseen altas posibilidades de presentar Somnolencia Diurna Excesiva, debido a los horarios escolares y a las demandas académicas. Por eso, se pretendió analizar niveles de somnolencia de estudiantes de turnos distintos. El universo fue constituido por 109 graduandos del turno matutino y 125 del nocturno. Se utilizó la Escala de Somnolencia de Epworth. La muestra presentó promedio total de 9,38 (DP=4,03, siendo 9,03 (DP=4,01 para el turno matutino y 9,7 (DP=3,93 para el nocturno. Fueron detectadas diferencias significativas en los niveles de somnolencia entre turnos (η²=0,10; pUndergraduate students are a population with high chances of developing Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, due to school schedules and academic demands. Our aim was to examine the levels of sleepiness of students belonging to morning and night classes. The universe has consisted of 109 undergraduate students of the morning shift and 125 of the night shift. We have used the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. The sample had an average of 9.38 (SD=4.03, and 9.03 (SD=4.01 for the morning shift and 9.7 (SD=3.93 for the night shift. Statistical analysis showed significant differences in sleepiness between shifts (η²=0,10; p<0,00, and among male subjects and female in the two shifts (η²=0,45; p<0,00. It should therefore be considered the role of academic demands, since they

  8. "El ojo del amo engorda al ganado": Estrategias de control y disciplinamiento de la fuerza laboral Strategies of Control and Labor Discipline

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    Nuria Inés Giniger

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Las empresas han debido sofisticar sus estrategias de control y disciplinamiento laboral. Para esto han conformado verdaderos Sistemas Corporativos a partir de los cuales ponen en marcha políticas empresariales tendientes a la gestión de la fuerza de trabajo y a la difusión doctrinaria. Estos Sistemas Corporativos se configuran en una relación conflictiva entre los procesos globales y locales. El proceso desarrollado por la empresa siderúrgica Acindar para la consolidación de su Sistema Corporativo permite ver de qué forma estas tensiones se expresan y el alcance de dicho sistema.The companies have had more sophisticated strategies of control and labor discipline. For this, they have made real Corporate Systems from which they develop business policies in managing the work force and dissemination of doctrine. These Corporate Systems are configured in a conflicting relationship between global and local processes. The process developed by the steel company Acindar to consolidate its Corporate System allows us to see how these tensions are expressed and the range of that system.

  9. Síndrome da Má-adaptação ao trabalho em turnos: uma abordagem ergonômica

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    Gilsée Ivan Régis Filho

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available O sistema de trabalho em turnos e noturno por ir contra a natureza humana, eminentemente diurna, traz prejuízos para a saúde do trabalhador tanto nos aspectos físicos e psíquicos, como emocionais e sociais. As manifestações agudas como insónia, excessiva sonolência durante o trabalho, distúrbios de humor, aumento de acidentes e problemas familiares e as manifestações crônicas como desordens do sono, doenças cardiovasculares e gastrointestinais, separação e divórcio, compõem os sinais e sintomas da Síndrome da Má-adaptação ao Trabalho em Turnos. O presente trabalho teve por objetivos analisar a Síndrome da Má-adaptação ao Trabalho em Turnos e o Trabalho Noturno e apresentar um estudo de caso onde através de questionários foram pesquisados aspectos de cronobiologia, variáveis biológicas e psicossociais relacionadas com o trabalho em turnos e noturno em uma empresa do setor cerâmico de Santa Catarina que utiliza o sistema de trabalho em turnos não rodiziantes. O estudo de caso revelou que em média 1 em cada 5 trabalhadores apresentaram pelo menos um dos sintomas de inadaptação ao trabalho em turnos e noturno e que pelo menos 10% dos trabalhadores manifestaram sintomatologia característica da Síndrome da Má-adaptação ao Trabalho em Turnos.The shiftwork and nightwork system, for going against human nature, wich is eminently a day one, harms a worker's health from a physical, psychic, emotional and social point of view. Acute manifestations such as isomnia, excessive s/eepness during work hours, changes of humor, increased rates of accidents and family problems, as well as chronic manifestations assleep disorders, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal diseases, separation and divorce, make up signs and symptoms of Shiftwork Maladaptation Syndrome. This work sought to investigate Shiftwork Maladaptation Syndrome, and to analyze Night Work. By means of questionnaires, chronobiology aspects, biological and

  10. El síndrome de burnout: Evolución histórica desde el contexto laboral al ámbito deportivo

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    Carlin, Maicon; Garcés de los Fayos Ruiz, Enrique Javier

    2010-01-01

    Estudios acerca del síndrome de burnout comenzaron a ser desarrollados a mediados de los años 70, por investigadores preocupados con la salud laboral de trabajadores que realizaban actividades demasiado exigentes. Estos conocimientos fueron trasladados al ámbito deportivo a principio de los años 80, con el objetivo de explicar el mal que afligía a una gran cantidad de deportistas. Aquellos individuos presentaban síntomas caracterizados por agotamiento emoci...

  11. Incapacidades laborales: problemas en la reinserción al trabajo Work-related disabilities and workers' difficulties in rejoining the labor market

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    Rosana F. Sampaio; Albert Navarro i G.; Miguel Martín M.

    1999-01-01

    En este estudio transversal se evalúan los factores asociados con la probabilidad de reincorporación al trabajo de los trabajadores incapacitados permanentes para la profesión habitual por accidente de trabajo. La muestra la forman los casos atendidos por el Centro de Rehabilitación Profesional (CRP) de Belo Horizonte, Brasil, en 1995. Se analiza el hecho del trabajador ser aceptado o no en el programa, así como la posterior reinserción laboral mediante modelos logit. Respecto al primer, los ...

  12. Manifestaciones del acoso laboral, mobbing y síntomas asociados al estrés postraumático: estudio de caso

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    María Claudia Peralta Gómez

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo describe los factores asociados al acoso laboral, entendido como una situación de trabajo en la que una persona se encuentra expuesta a actos en contra de su dignidad. Se presenta un estudio de caso, de carácter exploratorio, a partir de entrevistas en profundidad realizadas a personas que han vivenciado acoso laboral. A partir del análisis cualitativo de la información, los resultados señalan que la exposición al acoso laboral genera síntomas asociadas con el estrés postraumático: re experimentación, activación fisiológica y evitación. Se propone el estudio de estas situaciones en mayor profundidad y se concluye que una de las formas de apoyo a las víctimas empieza con la comprensión que puedan lograr a partir de narrar su experiencia y de entenderla como una situación violenta en el lugar de trabajo, asociada a los enfoques de productividad y competencia.

  13. Protocolo de actuación preventiva para riesgo debido a alteraciones del ritmo circadiano en médicos de urgencias que trabajan en turnos de 24 horas Preventive action protocol for risk due to circadian rhythm disturbances in emergency physicians working in 24 hours shifts

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    Loreto Fillat de Acosta

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available La autora analiza la situación patológica de los médicos de urgencias con turnos de 24 horas que alteran el ritmo circadiano, el estudio describe las condiciones de trabajo que afectan el ritmo biológico sueño-vigilia y las tareas intelectuales y de habilidades mecánicas desempeñadas por este personal, los daños a prevenir (accidentes in itinere, accidentes por manipulación de material biológico, enfermedades somáticas y psíquicas y el riesgo para los pacientes. Se propone un protocolo de actuación preventiva que abarca la mayor parte del trabajo, cuándo actuar, revisión de recursos, actuaciones a realizar en una unidad de salud laboral y sistema de comunicación al resto del hospital, Servicio de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales y Sistema Nacional de Salud.The author analyzes the pathological situation concerning to emergency physicians with 24-hour shifts which disturb their circadian rhythms, the study describes the working conditions that affect the biological sleep-wake rhythm and intellectual tasks and mechanical skills performed by these staff, damage to be prevented (commuting accidents, accidents caused by handling of biological material, somatic and psychic diseases and the risk to patients. After that, it's developed a proposal of preventive action protocol covering most of the work and finally when to act, available resources and actions to be taken in an occupational health unit, in addition to the communication system to the rest of the hospital, Occupational and Hazard Preventive Service and the National Health System.

  14. La formación profesional ocupacional como camino hacia la integración de las mujeres al mundo laboral

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    López Gil, Mónica María

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    Esta investigación tiene como finalidad principal “conocer, comprender y analizar los alcances de la presencia femenina en cursos de Formación Profesional Ocupacional (FPO) de las mujeres españolas y las condiciones, obstáculos y elementos favorecedores de esta participación en la incorporación al mercado laboral”. Este estudio pretende contribuir a un mejor conocimiento de la situación formativa de la FPO y las mujeres en el mercado laboral

  15. Preterm Labor

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    Preterm labor is labor that starts before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. It can lead to premature ... babies may face serious health risks. Symptoms of preterm labor include Contractions every 10 minutes or more ...

  16. Consumo de tabaco y alcohol según la jornada laboral en España

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    Vanesa García-Díaz; Ana Fernández-Feito; Lucía Arias; Alberto Lana

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    Objetivo: Explorar la asociación entre el consumo de tabaco y alcohol y el tipo de jornada laboral en población española. Métodos: Estudio transversal sobre una muestra de residentes en España, adultos y laboralmente activos (N = 8155). La fuente de datos fue la Encuesta Nacional de Salud 2011-2012. Se recogió información sobre el tipo de jornada laboral (mañana, tarde, noche, partida, reducida y a turnos) y el consumo regular de tabaco y alcohol. También se incluyeron variables sociodemog...

  17. Responsabilidad social en la dimensión laboral: una aproximación desde las organizaciones Advance adheridas al pacto global en Colombia

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    Yenni Viviana Duque Orozco

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    Full Text Available El presente documento busca caracterizar las prácticas de responsabilidad social en la dimensión laboral de las organizaciones adheridas al Pacto Global en Colombia clasificadas en Advance. Es un estudio de tipo documental que se desarrolló con base en una revisión de los Comunicados de Progreso (cop de las siete organizaciones objeto de estudio. Se sistematizó la información relacionada con condiciones laborales en una matriz diseñada tomando como marco de referencia los tres principios del Pacto Global relacionados con el tema y asumiendo las variables de aspectos laborales que plantean Porter y Kramer (2006 y los indicadores del Global ReportingInitiative (GRI. Los resultados evidencian avances en aspectos como formación, desarrollo y bienestar. Los aspectos que aún falta por incluir en la agenda corresponden a los temas de diversidad, inclusión y equidad, así como lo relacionado con prácticas que permitan la reinserción laboral de los trabajadores despedidos.

  18. Labor Force

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    Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2012

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    The labor force is the number of people ages 16 or older who are either working or looking for work. It does not include active-duty military personnel or the institutionalized population, such as prison inmates. Determining the size of the labor force is a way of determining how big the economy can get. The size of the labor force depends on two…

  19. Ansiedade, depressão e burnout em enfermeiros: Impacto do trabalho por turnos Ansiedad, depresión y burnout en enfermeros: Impacto de trabajo por turnos Anxiety, depression and burnout in nurses: Impact of shift work

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    Vanessa Oliveira

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi conhecer os níveis de ansiedade, depressão e burnout em enfermeiros que trabalham por turnos. A recolha de dados foi realizada através de um questionário que engloba dois instrumentos previamente traduzidos e validados para a população portuguesa: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS e Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI. Este questionário foi aplicado antes e após o turno da tarde. Em ambos os momentos, os inquiridos obtiveram níveis médios de exaustão emocional e baixos níveis de realização pessoal e de despersonalização (MBI. Relativamente à ansiedade e à depressão, os valores obtidos foram compatíveis com um nível moderado de ansiedade e ligeiro de depressão (HADS. Não se encontraram diferenças estatisticamente significativas (dos níveis de ansiedade, depressão e burnout do primeiro para o segundo momento de avaliação. É fundamental que o profissional de saúde responsável pela gestão esteja desperto para estas questões, podendo, assim, adotar medidas preventivas.El objetivo de este trabajo se centró en conocer los niveles de ansiedad, depresión y burnout en enfermeras que trabajan por turnos. La recolección de datos se realizó mediante la elaboración de un cuestionario que incluyó dos instrumentos previamente traducidos y validados para la población portuguesa: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS y Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI. Este cuestionario fue aplicado antes y después del turno de la tarde. En ambos momentos, los participantes obtuvieron niveles promedio de agotamiento emocional, niveles bajos de realización personal y de despersonalización (MBI. Con respecto a la ansiedad y la depresión, los valores obtenidos concuerdan con un nivel moderado de ansiedad y de depresión leve (HADS. No se observaron diferencias estadísticamente significativas (de niveles de ansiedad, depresión y burnout entre la primera y segunda etapa de evaluación. Es esencial que

  20. Child Laborers

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    "When I was 12, I started working in a cotton mill as a child laborer." Fan Xiaofeng, the former vice-director of the Labor Protection Department of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, wrote this sentence in one of her books. In 1932, she came to

  1. Análise das funções cognitivas e sono na equipe de enfermagem nos turnos diurno e noturno Análisis de la función cognitiva y el sueño en el equipo de enfermería en los turnos de el día y nocturno Analysis of cognitive function and sleep of nursing staff on different shift work

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    Beatriz de Oliveira; Milva Maria Figueiredo De Martino

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    Este estudo teve como objetivo analisar a memória de curto prazo, a atenção e o padrão do sono na equipe de enfermagem nos turnos diurno e noturno. Participaram 109 sujeitos de uma instituição hospitalar de Minas Gerais, distribuídos nos turnos: diurno (n= 68) e noturno (n=41). Utilizou-se, para coleta de dados: Diário de sono e Testes da Bateria WAIS III. Os resultados para a medida da qualidade do sono dos sujeitos do turno noturno apresentou diferença significativa (p

  2. Organizacion del trabajo y calidad de vida laboral (CVL) en una empresa de servicios gastronomicos

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    Galeano, Patricia Silvia; Cabral, Virginia; Fernández, María; Mendez Herrera, Maira; Pérez, Javier; Pozzo Ardizzi, Vanesa

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    Se presentan los avances de una investigaciòn de campo que explora los factores motivacionales, inteligencia emocional (IE), la Calidad de Vida Laboral (CVL) e implicación y compromiso, de una muestra no representativa de jóvenes trabajadores femeninos y masculinos, de los tres turnos de trabajo, que se desempeñan en una empresa de servicios de comidas rápidas, subsede local de una organización multinacional. A tal fin se efectuó la recolección de datos mediante las siguientes técnicas psicol...

  3. Consumo de tabaco y alcohol según la jornada laboral en España

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    Vanesa García-Díaz

    2015-09-01

    Conclusiones: El turno de trabajo nocturno se asoció con el consumo regular de tabaco. Los servicios de salud laboral deberían extremar la vigilancia de este grupo de población trabajadora, incluyéndolo sistemáticamente en programas para controlar el tabaquismo y las enfermedades relacionadas. En el futuro, estudiar las razones para este fenómeno podría aportar claves para lograr el éxito preventivo y terapéutico.

  4. Labor Economics

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    Cahuc, Pierre; Carcillo, Stéphane; Zylberberg, André

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    This landmark textbook published by The MIT Press combines depth and breadth of coverage with recent, cutting-edge work in all the major areas of modern labor economics. Its command of the literature and its coverage of the latest theoretical, methodological, and empirical developments make it also a valuable resource for practicing labor economists. This second edition has been substantially updated and augmented. It devotes more space to the analysis of public policy and the levers availab...

  5. Una aproximación al fenómeno de histéresis laboral en Venezuela (1965-2003

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    Maribel Barboza Pérez

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    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se le da un tratamiento explicativo al ritmo creciente en la tasa de desempleo observado en Venezuela desde los años ochenta hasta el año 2003. A tal efecto, se propone determinar el registro de histéresis laboral, considerando una data larga comprensiva del período 1965-2003. En consecuencia, se realizó primeramente una revisión teórica que permitiese delimitar el concepto operativo de histéresis, articulado a la propuesta explicativa de endogeneización de perturbaciones recurrentes en el nivel de actividad por parte de la trayectoria de la tasa de desempleo. Considerando, a tal efecto, el impacto de la dinámica de la renta petrolera en el anterior registro de perturbaciones, propio de la economía venezolana. En segundo lugar, se procedió a la verificación empírica de la hipótesis de histéresis. Para ello, fueron llevadas a cabo pruebas de raíces unitarias cuyos resultados aportaron evidencias a favor del referido registro en el período considerado. Tanto las derivaciones del test de raíces unitarias de Phillips-Perron, como el test de Dickey-Fuller sugieren que la serie histórica de la variable desempleo sigue un proceso de caminata aleatoria; por lo que, la trayectoria de tal variable presenta una memoria larga. En otras palabras, la conducta trepante de los valores de la tasa de desempleo, asociables a perturbaciones recurrentes del PIB, no se disipa en el período considerado. Mostrando más bien, para los años comprendidos en el estudio, una conducta sin retorno de los valores de la variable considerada.

  6. Preterm labor

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    Jørgensen, Jan Stener; Weile, Louise Katrine Kjær; Lamont, Ronald Francis

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    While tocolytic therapy may not be indicated in all cases of spontaneous preterm labor (SPTL), the evidence that they are superior to placebo is robust. The perfect tocolytic that is 100% efficacious and 100% safe does not exist and efforts should continue to develop and introduce safer and more...... and arrange in utero transfer to a center with neonatal intensive care facilities, both of which reduce neonatal mortality and morbidity. Few tocolytics (β₂-agonists and atosiban) are licensed for use as tocolytics and only one was developed specifically to treat preterm labor (atosiban). Accordingly, most...... tocolytics have multi-organ adverse effects. Currently, based on the evidence of safety and efficacy, atosiban should be the first-choice tocolytic for the treatment of SPTL to prevent or delay preterm birth....

  7. Riesgos sociales del trabajo en turno largo. Vida familiar y laboral en crisis en un campamento petrolero patagónico

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    Jorge Walter

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available There is abundant literature regarding long-shifts work and the quality of life in onshore oil camps and offshore platforms and their impact on the health and the physical and psycho-sociological safety and the family life of workers. The common factor of the life style of oil workers -and other professions accustomed to long shift works- lies, however, in sociability problems at work and in personal life. We reached this conclusion, the starting point for further research, from a perceptions survey in which we inquired on these features through interviews and focus groups where –an unusual fact in this kind of surveys- the staff of subcontracting companies participated and whose testimonies pointed us in this direction.

  8. Diseño y automatización de máquina rotativa para la fabricación de rollos de turno

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    Sánchez Martín, Andrés

    2012-01-01

    El objetivo de este proyecto final de carrera es doble, por una parte es el diseño de una nueva máquina para la fabricación de rollos de turno junto con el actual personal de la empresa y por otro lado es el control y automatización del sistema electrónico de la máquina,este será el objetivo exclusivo del alumno ya que esta especializado en electrónica industrial,y en la empresa no hay ningún otro empleado de esta especialidad.

  9. Child labor

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    Udry, Christopher

    2007-01-01

    In recent years, there has been an astonishing proliferation of empirical work on child labor. An Econlit search of keywords "child lab*r" reveals a total of 6 peer reviewed journal articles between 1980 and 1990, 65 between 1990 and 2000, and 143 in the first five years of the present decade. The purpose of this essay is to provide a detailed overview of the state of the recent empirical literature on why and how children work as well as the consequences of that work. Section 1 defines terms...

  10. Influência do turno de trabalho e cronotipo na qualidade de vida dos trabalhadores de enfermagem Influencia del trabajo por turnos y cronotipo en la calidad de vida de los profesionales de enfermería Influence of work shift and chronotype on the quality of life of nursing professionals

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    Sônia Beatriz Coccaro de Souza

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do estudo foi verificar a influência do turno de trabalho e cronotipo na qualidade de vida dos trabalhadores de enfermagem de um hospital universitário do Rio Grande do Sul, através de um delineamento transversal e analítico, realizado com 101 trabalhadores de enfermagem, que atuavam em unidades clínicas e cirúrgicas de internação de adultos. O cronotipo e a qualidade de vida foram avaliados por meio do Questionário de Matutinidade-Vespertinidade de Horne-Östberg e pelo WHOQOL-Breve. Nenhum dos domínios do WHOQOL-Breve apontou associação ao turno (p>0,05, mas se verificou que os indivíduos com cronotipos concordantes com o turno em que trabalhavam (67,01±10,8 demonstraram média superior aos discordantes (59,16±14,67, quanto ao domínio "meio ambiente" do WHOQOL (p=0,03. Assim, foi evidenciado que a concordância cronobiológica com o turno de trabalho pode se constituir como um fator de qualidade de vida para a equipe de enfermagem.El objetivo del estudio fue investigar la influencia del trabajo por turnos y el cronotipo en la calidad de vida del personal de enfermería de un hospital universitario en Rio Grande do Sul. Es un estudio transversal, realizado con 101 personas del equipo de enfermería que trabajaba en unidades clínicas y quirúrgicas con enfermos adultos. El cronotipo y calidad de vida se evaluó mediante las escalas de Horne y Östberg y el WHOQOL-Breve, respectivamente. Ninguno de los dominios del WHOQOL breve tuvo asociación con calidad de vida (p> 0,05. Los sujetos con cronotipo en conformidad con el turno en el que trabajan (67,01 ± 10,8 tuvieron mayor promedio que los discordantes (59,16 ± 14,67 en el campo del WHOQOL-Breve que evalúa el medio ambiente (p = 0,03. Por lo tanto, se evidenció que la concordancia con el cronotipo con el turno de trabajo se puede constituir en un factor de calidad de vida para el personal de enfermería.The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of

  11. PT no purgatório: ambivalência eleitoral no primeiro turno das eleições presidenciais de 2010

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    Lucio Rennó

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo investigamos os padrões de volatilidade eleitoral, em nível individual, nas eleições presidenciais de 2010 com o objetivo de explicar a mudança de intenção de votos antes do primeiro turno entre os candidatos José Serra, Marina Silva e Dilma Rousseff. Damos ênfase ao papel das percepções sobre corrupção e sobre o aborto para entendermos o resultado final do primeiro turno das eleições. Para tanto, utilizamos o Estudo de Painel Eleitoral Brasileiro (EPEB, que conta com três ondas de entrevistas com a mesma amostra probabilística de eleitores brasileiros, representativa nacionalmente, e que permite aferir como os eleitores mudaram de opinião durante a campanha eleitoral. Os resultados indicam que os escândalos de corrupção, mais do que a discussão sobre aborto, estimularam uma perda de votos em Dilma Rousseff.

  12. Factors associated with bullying at nurses' workplaces Factores asociados al acoso moral en el ambiente laboral del enfermero Fatores associados ao assédio moral no ambiente laboral do enfermeiro

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    Kátia Biagio Fontes

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To identify nurses who are subject to workplace bullying and its associated factors. METHOD: Descriptive and exploratory study with a quantitative approach. The sample consisted of 199 nurses working in public and private sectors (N=388. For data collection, a graphic socio-professional questionnaire and the Leymann Inventory Psychological Terrorization were used, both in print or electronic format (May/September 2010. RESULTS: According to the data collected, 11.56% of the participants had been subject to bullying. Multivariate analysis showed that having children, working at Public Healthcare Units, working at an institution for a period between one and three years, currently dealing with acts of bullying and to feel bullied are risk factors for bullying. CONCLUSION: This study permitted a better understanding of the factors associated with bullying; however, a research based on samples of Brazilian nurses is only the first step to evaluate other factors of influence related to the organizational context. OBJETIVO: Identificar enfermeros víctimas de acoso moral en el trabajo y factores asociados. MÉTODO: Estudio descriptivo-exploratorio con aproximación cuantitativa. La muestra fue de 199 enfermeros, activos en el sector público y privado (N=388. Para recolectar los datos, fue utilizado un cuestionario sobre el perfil social y ocupacional y el Leymann Inventory Psychological Terrorization, ambos en formato impreso o electrónico (mayo/septiembre 2010. RESULTADOS: De acuerdo con los datos recolectados, el 11,56% de los sujetos estudiados fueron víctimas de acoso moral. En análisis multivariado indicó que tener hijos, actuar en las Unidades de Salud Pública, trabajar en la institución entre 1 y 3 años, afrontar actualmente conductas de acoso moral y sentirse asediado moralmente son factores de riesgo para el asedio moral. CONCLUSÍON: El estudio permitió una mejor comprensión de los factores asociados al acoso moral. Sin

  13. Special Issue on Labor in the Americas.

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    Cornfield, Daniel B.; And Others

    1997-01-01

    Includes "Labor Transnationalism?" (Cornfield); "Globalization and International Labor Organizing" (Boswell, Stevis); "Trade Unions and European Integration" (Hyman); "Trade Policy and Southern Economy" (Margo, Griffin); "Institutionalization of the Sociology of Work in Latin America" (Abramo et al.); "Impact of the Movement toward Hemispheric…

  14. Labor Turnover and Labor Legislation in Brazil

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    Gustavo Gonzaga

    2003-01-01

    One of the main characteristics of the Brazilian labor market is its impressively high job and worker turnover rates. Although labor legislation in Brazil is very restrictive, dismissal costs are not high when compared with other Latin American countries. Moreover, many authors argue that the design of some job security programs creates perverse incentives that generate labor turnover. The objective of this paper is twofold. First, we describe Brazilian labor legislation, with emphasis on job...

  15. Riesgo de cáncer de mama en trabajadoras de turno nocturno Breast cancer risk in night female workers

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    Francisco Javier Fresneda Moreno

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Los estudios epidemiológicos más recientes a nivel mundial han puesto de manifiesto una asociación entre el trabajo nocturno (15-20% de los trabajadores y un aumento del riesgo de cáncer de mama, siendo esta, una patología de gran prevalencia y la primera causa de neoplasia en el sexo femenino. En el año 2007, la IARC consideró el trabajo nocturno como probable cancerígeno (categoría 2A. Los turnos nocturnos producen una disrupción del ritmo circadiano. La exposición a la luz artificial nocturna inhibe la síntesis de melatonina aumentando el estímulo estrogénico, e inhibiendo el efecto antimitótico, antiangiogénico y antioxidante de esta hormona, aumentando así el riesgo tumoral. Los objetivos son: identificar la evidencia científica existente entre la asociación trabajo nocturno y cáncer de mama, los factores intrínsecos/extrínsecos que pueden modificar la asociación causal, conocer desde el punto de vista científico la sostenibilidad de la melatonina en la chrono-disrupción y los factores de vulnerabilidad. Se ha realizado la búsqueda bibliográfica de artículos publicados entre 2006-diciembre 2012 (exceptuando un meta-análisis del 2005, en las siguientes bases datos: Medline, Wok, Lilacs, OSH, IBECS, Cochrane, Scopus y Embase. Se seleccionaron por nivel de evidencia y criterios de inclusión-exclusión un total de 15 artículos. Se sugiere la existencia de una asociación no concluyente entre el riesgo de cáncer de mama y trabajo nocturno, por lo que se deben seguir realizando estudios más precisos en diferentes tipos de profesiones, etnias, minimizando la posibilidad de sesgos.Recent epidemiological studies worldwide have shown an association between night shift (15-20% of workers and an increased risk of breast cancer, this being a highly prevalent disease and the leading cause of neoplasia in women. In 2007, the IARC considered night shift as a probable carcinogen (category 2A. Night shifts produce a circadian

  16. A influência do turno de trabalho em pacientes com diabetes mellitus tipo 2 The influence of the work shift in patients with type 2 diabetes

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    Ticiana C. Rodrigues

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: O objetivo deste estudo foi investigar a relação entre trabalho em turnos e pacientes diabéticos tipo 2. MÉTODOS: Um estudo transversal foi realizado em uma coorte de 95 pacientes diabéticos que trabalham no Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre. Os pacientes foram divididos em dois grupos de acordo com o turno de trabalho noturno e diurno. Os pacientes foram submetidos à avaliação clínica e laboratorial. RESULTADOS: Não houve diferença significativa em relação à idade, sexo, duração do diabetes, índice de massa corporal, glicemia de jejum, teste A1c, triglicerídeos, colesterol total, LDL colesterol, HDL colesterol, creatinina sérica e ácido úrico. Maior média de circunferência abdominal foi encontrada no grupo de trabalhadores noturnos. CONCLUSÃO: A circunferência abdominal foi mais elevada no grupo de trabalhadores noturnos. Isto pode ser um indicativo de maior resistência insulínica neste grupo de pacientes. Nossa pesquisa indica que o trabalho em turnos não esta associado com piora no controle metabólico em indivíduos diabéticos, nem com a presença de nefropatia diabética.OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the work shift and diabetic patients. METHODS: A cross-section study was performed in a cohort of 95 type 2 diabetic patients that work in the Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre. Patients were divided into 2 groups according to the shift, day or night work. Patients underwent clinical and laboratory evaluations. RESULTS: There were no significant differences in age, gender, diabetes duration, body mass index, blood pressure, fasting glucose, A1c (1%, triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, serum creatinine and uric acid. A higher average of waist circumference was found in the group of night workers. CONCLUSION: Waist circumference was greater in the group of night workers; which may be indicative of insulin resistance in this group

  17. Análise das funções cognitivas e sono na equipe de enfermagem nos turnos diurno e noturno Análisis de la función cognitiva y el sueño en el equipo de enfermería en los turnos de el día y nocturno Analysis of cognitive function and sleep of nursing staff on different shift work

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    Beatriz de Oliveira

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo analisar a memória de curto prazo, a atenção e o padrão do sono na equipe de enfermagem nos turnos diurno e noturno. Participaram 109 sujeitos de uma instituição hospitalar de Minas Gerais, distribuídos nos turnos: diurno (n= 68 e noturno (n=41. Utilizou-se, para coleta de dados: Diário de sono e Testes da Bateria WAIS III. Os resultados para a medida da qualidade do sono dos sujeitos do turno noturno apresentou diferença significativa (pEste estudio tuvo como objetivo analizar los estándares de memoria a corto plazo, la atención y su sueño personal de enfermería en los turnos. Los participantes del estudio fueron 109 pacientes de un hospital, en Minas Gerais, distribuidos en el turno de día (n = 68 y turno de noche (n = 41. La recolección de datos se realizó a través del diario del sueño y de la batería de prueba WAIS III. Los resultados muestran que existe una diferencia significativa en la calidad del sueño del trabajo en turnos de noche (p The aim of this study was to analyze short-term memory, attention and sleep patterns of the nursing staff working night and day shifts. Study participants were 109 subjects in a hospital in Minas Gerais working on the day shift (n = 68 or night shift (n = 41. Data collection was performed using the Sleep Diary and WAIS-III Test Battery. The results showed a significant difference for the quality of sleep of those on night shift work (p <0.0001; ANOVA. The subjects on the day shifts performed better on the Digit Symbol with a significant difference (p = 0.0008; Mann-Whitney test. In conclusion, the quality of sleep of the group on the night shift showed lower averages compared with those on the day shifts, although they had greater total sleep. The level of attention showed to be best for the group on the day shift work.

  18. (DesConstruindo o discurso eleitoral: o primeiro turno das eleições municipais majoritárias em Curitiba no ano 2000

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    Moura Rosa

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    Full Text Available O pensamento único vem prevalecendo na escolha e adoção de instrumentos e políticas urbanas, conduzido pela opção de inserir as cidades no processo de reestruturação produtiva, em cumprimento aos requisitos impostos pelo modelo globalizante. Como uma ação naturalizada, esse procedimento espelha, de fato, intenções alheias ao lugar, e que são interiorizadas no imaginário da população, como um consenso. Que resultados tais estratégias provocam na produção do espaço urbano e no exercício da cidadania, e como foram incorporadas e veiculadas no discurso eleitoral do primeiro turno das eleições municipais majoritárias em Curitiba no ano 2000? Este ensaio vai em busca de respostas a essa questão.

  19. Morbi-mortalidad laboral por exposición al polvo de madera en los carpinteros del Quindío (Colombia)

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    Gómez Yepes, Milena Elizabeth; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente

    2009-01-01

    Es bien conocido por la comunidad científica internacional que la exposición al polvo de madera, dependiendo del tipo de madera utilizada en la fabricación del mueble, acarrea diferentes problemas a la salud del carpintero. Las madera blandas (coníferas) son irritantes, alergénicas, y con el tiempo pueden llegar a generar asma ocupacional y EPOC. El polvo de madera dura (no-coníferas) ha sido asociado con varios tipos de cáncer, incluyendo el de la cavidad nasal, pulmón y tracto g...

  20. El contrato laboral

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    Encinas Díaz, Nereida

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    Este TFG se enmarca en el ámbito de la traducción jurídica y consiste en la traducción de un contrato laboral del inglés al español. Con ello se pretende, por un lado, evidenciar los problemas terminológicos y conceptuales que presentan los textos legales y, por el otro, dar respuesta a estas dificultades para afrontar con garantía de éxito la traducción de un documento de estas características. Uno de los términos que ha planteado más problemas y que vale la pena mencionar aquí ha sido el de...

  1. Contribuciones al estudio de la motivación laboral: enfoques teóricos desde la dimensión de autoexpresión del ser humano

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    SONIA AGUT NIETO

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es integrar las principales aportaciones al estudio de la motivación humana, prestando especial atención a las más aplicadas para la explicación del comportamiento relacionado con el trabajo, pero desde un criterio clasificador distinto de los utilizados hasta ahora: la condición de autoexpresión del individuo como fuerza fundamental que activa, dirige y mantiene el comportamiento de las personas. Esto nos lleva a agrupar las teorías en tres categorías, en función de la forma concreta de autoexpresión del individuo que subyace en cada enfoque teórico: 1 enfoques teóricos que enfatizan el carácter hedonista de la actividad laboral, desde donde se considera que la persona se expresa a través del placer derivado de los resultados que obtiene en el trabajo; 2 enfoques teóricos que enfatizan la capacidad de autorregulación del individuo en el trabajo, para así conseguir resultados que le permitan poner de manifiesto su competencia y su dominio, y por último, 3 enfoques teóricos que enfatizan la autoexpresión genuina de la persona más allá de la actividad laboral, siendo ella misma, entendiendo el trabajo como lo que es, sin que le bloquee la expresión de su propia identidad.

  2. Percepção dos efeitos do trabalho em turnos sobre a saúde e a vida social em funcionários da enfermagem em um hospital universitário do Estado de São Paulo Nursing staff perceptions of the effects of shift work on health and social life at the São Paulo State University hospital

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    Ester de S. Costa; Ione Morita; Miguel A. R. Martinez

    2000-01-01

    O trabalho em turnos existe desde o início da vida social dos homens, sendo utilizado em diferentes setores, como na indústria de produção de bens de consumo e de serviços. A área da saúde exige o sistema em turnos para manutenção de atividades durante 24 horas. Teve-se como objetivo identificar os sistemas de turnos em funcionários de enfermagem em um hospital universitário, avaliar a percepção sobre os prováveis efeitos do trabalho em turnos em sua saúde e vida social e o grau de participaç...

  3. Labor Education in America

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    Carlson, Kenneth D.

    1971-01-01

    Labor education reflects the pragmaticism of American culture and supports the system. It emphasizes leadership training, loyalty building, and political education. The control of labor education is centralized in union headquarters. (VW)

  4. Diseño de un sistema de riego hidrante parcelario con los métodos por Turnos y Clement: análisis técnico y económico

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    Bartolomé Espinosa Espinosa

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available El uso óptimo y sostenible de los recursos hídricos disponibles para riego, requiere que las instalaciones usadas para irrigar permitan administrar el agua con las estrategias de manejo adecuadas a cada situación. Este aspecto, es imprescindible para rentabilizar las inversiones en infraestructura para los cultivos en la zona regable y por la evolución de las políticas y mercados agrícolas. Por ello, el presente estudio tuvo como objetivo realizar un análisis técnico y económico de un sistema de riego a hidrante parcelario empleando los métodos por Turnos y Clement, en el módulo Yurécuaro del Distrito de Riego 087, localizado en el estado de Michoacán, México, con la finalidad de recomendar a los usuarios un diseño para los sistemas de riego. El análisis de los resultados mostró que el diseño hidráulico por el método de Turnos requiere diámetros menores de tubería para su funcionamiento, mientras que para el diseño empleando el método de Clement demandó diámetros mayores que le permitieron mayor flexibilidad en el sistema de riego. El costo de inversión inicial del sistema de riego diseñado con el método de Clement fue 28% mayor en comparación con el método de diseño por Turnos. Los costos de operación del sistema de riego por el método de Turnos, fue 12.5% mayores en comparación con el método de Clement.

  5. Child Labor and Globalization

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    Elias Dinopoulos; Laixun Zhao

    2006-01-01

    The paper embeds child labor in a standard two-sector general-equilibrium model of a small open economy facing perfectly competitive markets, efficiency wages, and free-trade. The modern sector produces a homogeneous good using skilled adult labor and capital, and offers effort-based efficiency wages. The agrarian (traditional) sector produces a homogeneous good using unskilled (child and adult) labor and skilled adult labor, and offers nutritional efficiency wages to child workers. Nutrition...

  6. Qualidade de sono e sua relação com o rendimento acadêmico em estudantes universitários de turnos distintos = Sleep quality and its relationship with academic performance in college students of different shifts

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    Araújo, Danilo de Freitas

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Analisou-se a correlação entre níveis de sonolência, qualidade do sono e rendimento acadêmico de graduandos. A amostra (média de idade: 24 anos, DP = 8,09 foi constituída por 109 estudantes do turno matutino e 125 do noturno. Preencheram ficha sócio-demográfica, Escala de Sonolência de Epworth e Índice de Qualidade de Sono de Pittsburgh. O rendimento acadêmico foi solicitado aos coordenadores dos cursos. Os resultados mostraram para sonolência média de 9,03 pontos (DP = 4,01 no turno matutino, e 9,7 (DP = 4,01 no noturno, e para qualidade do sono, 5,54 (DP = 2,99 e 5,53 (DP = 3,08, respectivamente. Foram constatadas diferenças significativas em sonolência (t = -29,55; p 0,05 e noturno (r = 0,03; p > 0,05. Os dados mostraram que os estudantes do turno noturno são mais sonolentos e possuem pior qualidade do sono, embora isso não influa sobre seu rendimento

  7. O estresse e qualidade de sono do enfermeiro nos diferentes turnos hospitalares El estrés y la calidad de sueño del enfermero en los diferentes turnos hospitalarios Stress and sleep quality of nurses working different hospital shifts

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    Maria Cecília Pires da Rocha

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo analisar a relação entre estresse e qualidade do sono de enfermeiros que atuam em diferentes setores hospitalares, dos turnos diurnos e noturnos. Foi realizado em uma instituição hospitalar da cidade de Campinas, São Paulo. Utilizou-se para a coleta de dados: Escala Bianchi de Stress modificada (EBSm e o Índice de Qualidade do Sono de Pittsburgh (PSQI. Participaram 203 enfermeiros com faixa etária predominante de 40 a 49 anos de idade. Os resultados indicaram que houve uma correlação significativa entre estresse e sono (correlação de Spearman; r= 0,21318; p= 0,0026 e entre níveis elevados de estresse e qualidade de sono ruim para os enfermeiros do turno da manhã (p=0,030; Teste Qui-Quadrado. Concluiu-se que o nível de estresse pode ser um fator diretamente correlacionado com o sono, visto que quanto maior o nível de estresse dos enfermeiros, pior é a qualidade de sono.Este estudio tuvo como objetivo analizar la relación entre estrés y calidad del sueño de enfermeros que actúan en diferentes sectores hospitalarios, de los turnos diurnos y nocturnos. Fue realizado en una institución hospitalaria de la ciudad de Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil. Para la recolección de datos se utilizaron la Escala Bianchi de Stress modificado (EBSm y el Índice de la Calidad del Sueño de Pittsburgh (PSQI. Participaron 203 enfermeros, pertenecientes en forma predominante a la faja etaria que comprende de los 40 a los 49 años de edad. Los resultados indicaron que hubo una correlación significativa entre estrés y sueño (Correlación de Spearman; r = 0,21318; p = 0,0026 y entre niveles elevados de estrés y mala calidad de sueño para los enfermeros del turno de la mañana (p= 0,030; Test Qui-Cuadrado. Se concluyó en que el nivel de estrés puede ser un factor correlacionado directamente con el sueño, apuntándose que cuanto mayor es el nivel de estrés de los enfermeros, peor es la calidad de su sue

  8. Determinantes do voto no primeiro turno das eleições presidenciais brasileiras de 2010: uma análise exploratória

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    Jairo Nicolau

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo é avaliar o efeito de um conjunto de variáveis no voto dos principais candidatos (Dilma Rousseff, José Serra e Marina Silva e nos votos nulos e em branco no primeiro turno das eleições presidenciais brasileiras de 2010. A pesquisa é baseada nos resultados do Estudo Eleitoral Brasileiro (Eseb-2010. Para análise dos dados foi utilizado um modelo de regressão logística multinomial, cujos resultados são também apresentados por intermédio de gráficos com as probabilidades preditas do voto segundo algumas variáveis. Entre as variáveis selecionadas, a escolaridade, a região, a religião, a preferência partidária, o autoposicionamento na escala esquerda-direita e a avaliação de governo foram as que apresentaram diferenças na votação obtida pelos candidatos. Por outro lado, o sexo, a idade e a participação no programa Bolsa Família tiverem reduzido impacto nessa votação.

  9. O twitter como esfera pública: como foram descritos os candidatos durante os debates presidenciais do 2º turno de 2014?

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    Raquel Recuero

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: O presente artigo discute como o Twitter, enquanto esfera pública, reproduz discursos que descrevem os candidatos a presidência, Aécio Neves (PSDB e Dilma Rousseff (PT, durante três debates presidenciais do segundo turno das eleições de 2014. Através de análise de contingência e de análise de redes sociais, discutimos um conjunto de dados obtido de forma automática da API do Twitter. Nossos resultados apontam para descrições negativas de ambos os candidatos, notadamente com relação à Dilma. Enquanto Aécio Neves recebe críticas relacionadas à sua atuação nos debates, Dilma Rousseff é criticada principalmente quanto a seu aspecto físico, e também quanto à sua capacidade intelectual e, por fim, quanto à sua atuação nos debates. Esses resultados apontam para uma tendência à presença de violência de gênero nos comentários negativos, focando preconceitos quanto à mulher no caso de Dilma.

  10. Costos por ausentismo laboral atribuibles al consumo de tabaco en el Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social y en México, 2006-2009 Absenteeism attributable to smoking in the Mexican Social Security Institute, 2006-2009

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    Carlos Manuel Guerrero-López

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Calcular los costos por ausentismo laboral atribuibles al tabaquismo en los asegurados del IMSS y población ocupada en México para el periodo 2006-2009. MATERIAL y MÉTODOS: Los costos se estimaron usando fracciones atribuibles para cáncer pulmonar, enfermedad cerebrovascular, enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica e infarto agudo de miocardio, así como registros de salarios y días de incapacidad por esas enfermedades en asegurados del IMSS. Los parámetros encontrados se extrapolaron a la población ocupada. RESULTADOS: El IMSS erogó 143.9 millones de pesos a precios de 2009 atribuibles al tabaquismo como subsidio por incapacidad en el período 2006-2009. La productividad perdida atribuible al tabaquismo en asegurados del IMSS ascendió a 298.2 millones de pesos y a 437.8 millones de pesos en población ocupada del país en el mismo período. CONCLUSIONES: El tabaquismo impone costos importantes a las instituciones de seguridad en el país y causa pérdidas en la productividad. Por tanto, deben fortalecerse las políticas gubernamentales de control del tabaco incluidas en el Convenio Marco para el Control del Tabaco.OBJECTIVE: To calculate the absenteeism costs by lung cancer, cerebrovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute myocardial infarction attributable to smoking in the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS and the occupied population from 2006 to 2009. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Productivity loss data from selected illnesses were obtained from IMSS records. The smoking attributable fraction was used, and extrapolation to occupied population was conducted. RESULTS: IMSS paid $143.9 million pesos (2009 prices attributable to smoking between 2006 and 2009. The productivity loss was $298.2 million pesos and $437.8 million pesos in the occupied population, attributable to smoking. CONCLUSIONS: Tobacco smoking implies costs to the individual, families and society, which urge to strengthen policies

  11. Influencia de los turnos de trabajo y las guardias nocturnas en la aparición del Síndrome de Burnout en médicos y enfermeras Influence of shift work and night shifts in the onset of the Burnout Syndrome in doctors and nurses

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    Ambar Deschamps Perdomo

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available La sociedad actual que funciona 24 horas al día, obliga a las organizaciones y en consecuencia a sus empleados a someterse a horarios de trabajo que van en contra del ritmo natural de la vida. El horario por turno y las guardias, fuera de las horas normales del día, es un tema que cobra importancia, ya que son muchas las implicaciones que esto trae como consecuencia en la salud física y mental de quienes lo realizan. Objetivo: Analizar la evidencia científica existente la influencia de los turnos de trabajo y las guardias nocturnas en la aparición del síndrome de Burnout en médicos y enfermeras. Método: Varias bases de datos han sido analizadas (Medline, Pubmed, Lilacs, Cochrane, con descriptores específicos y según criterios de inclusión se ha obtenido la bibliografía. Resultados: Se localizaron 40 artículos. De los cuales, 16 (40% corresponden a estudios en enfermeras y 24 (60% sobre médicos, principalmente médicos en formación. Parece existir una relación de la influencia de los turnos de trabajo y las guardias nocturnas con la aparición del síndrome de Burnout, en médicos y enfermeras. Conclusión: La identificación de los factores de riesgo psicosocial a los que pueden estar expuestos los médicos permitirá adoptar medidas preventivas, que pueden ser útiles para mejorar la salud y la calidad de vida de este colectivo profesional.Society today works 24 hours a day, forcing organizations and their employees to submit work schedules that go against the natural rhythm of life. Shift work and night work, is an issue that is becoming important, as there are important consequences in physical and mental health of those who work this way. Objective: Analyze the existing scientific evidence of the influence of shift work and night shifts in the onset of burnout syndrome among physicians and nurses. Method: Several databases have been reviewed (Medline, Pubmed, Lilacs, Cochrane, with specific descriptors and bibliography has

  12. La Justicia Laboral

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    Montoya Melgar, Alfredo

    2003-07-01

    Full Text Available Iniciada en el último cuarto del siglo XIX nuestra legislación laboral, pronto se plantea la exigencia de que las reglas sustantivas del nuevo Derecho vayan acompañadas de normas jurisdiccionales y procesales específicas, atentas a las exigencias de la justicia laboral. Tras una etapa de justicia social paritaria, obrero-patronal, la jurisdicción laboral pasa a ser desempeñada por jueces profesionales centrándose en la Magistratura de Trabajo y consolidándose el diseño procesal en sucesivas Leyes de Procedimiento Laboral.
    En la actualidad, y aunque la nueva Ley de Enjuiciamiento Civil ha incidido de modo relevante sobre el proceso laboral, es obvia la influencia que el modelo del proceso laboral ha ejercido con carácter previo sobre el nuevo proceso civil.

  13. Impuestos al capital y al trabajo en Colombia: un análisis mediante equilibrio general computable Effect of Taxes on Capital and Labor in Colombia: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

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    Jesús Botero Garcia

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Mediante un modelo de equilibrio general computable, calibrado para Colombia, se analiza el impacto de diversas políticas económicas, que afectan el precio relativo de los factores productivos. Se concluye que los estímulos a la inversión, que pueden interpretarse como acciones que disminuyen el precio del capital, propician sin embargo la acumulación de capital, y por esa vía, incrementan la productividad del trabajo, generando efectos positivos netos sobre el empleo. La eliminación de los aportes parafiscales, por su parte, genera una reducción en el costo del trabajo, pero su efecto global sobre el empleo es compensado parcialmente por las acciones fiscales tendientes a generar rentas alternativas que permitan mantener los beneficios asociados a esos aportes. Se sugiere que el esquema ideal sería aquel que establece estímulos a la inversión, focalizados hacia sectores intensivos en empleo, al tiempo que crea redes de protección social adecuadas, para enfrentar los problemas asociados a la pobreza.   Abstract Using a computable general equilibrium model, calibrated for Colombia, it is analyze the impact of various economic policies, which affect the relative price of production factors. The results concluded that the incentives for investment, which can be interpreted as actions that decrease the cost of capital, however lead to the accumulation of capital, and thereby increase the productivity of labour, generating net positive effects on employment. The Elimination of the payroll taxes, for its part, generates a reduction in the cost of labour, but their overall effect on employment is partially offset by the tax measures designed to generate alternative income to keep the benefits associated with these contributions. Finally the suggestion is that the ideal scheme would be one that provides incentives for investment, focused towards employment-intensive sectors, at the time that creates networks of social protection appropriate

  14. Psychometric properties of Social Rhythm Metric in regular shift employees Propriedades psicométricas da Escala de Ritmo Social em trabalhadores de turno regular

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    Regina Lopes Schimitt

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To analyze the psychometric properties of Brazilian version of Social Rhythm Metric-17 and to present the score algorithm in regular shift employees. METHOD: This is a cross-sectional study. The Social Rhythm Metric assess the regularity of daily life associated to changes in biological rhythms. The scale was applied, during nine days, to 145 employees, 27.6 % male and 72.4% female, ages between 18 and 60, mean = 36.1 (sd = 9.87. Mean values were compared using the Student's t-test for independent samples and ANOVA. Factor analysis was performed using principal component analysis; the reliability analysis, through Spearman's correlation. RESULTS: The Student t test didn't reveal any significant difference between sex in IRA (t = 0.60; p = 0.55 or ETA (t = 0.67; p = 0.95. The factor analysis showed three components, the first was associated to survival related activities; the second, related to pleasure and work and the third was related to no essential survive activities. DISCUSSION: This version of the Social Rhythm Metric-17 instrument allows to assess an important human zeitgeber, contributing for other studies which can to evaluate the determinant role of social rhythm. CONCLUSION: The Brazilian version of social rhythm metric 17 presents validity of content and good test-retest reliability.OBJETIVO: Analisar as propriedades psicométricas da Escala de Ritmo Social e apresentar o algoritmo para cálculo dos escores em trabalhadores de turno regular. MÉTODO: Este estudo tem delineamento transversal. A escala Escala de Ritmo Social, que afere a regularidade de atividades diárias, foi aplicada durante nove dias, em 145 trabalhadores de turno regular, ambos os sexos, 27,6% sexo masculino e 72,4% sexo feminino, com idades entre 18 e 60 anos, média = 36,1 (sd = 9,87. A análise da diferença entre as médias foi realizada por meio do teste t de Student para amostras independentes e ANOVA. A análise fatorial foi realizada por meio de

  15. Effective Labor Market Policies

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    Boone, J.; van Ours, J.C.

    2004-01-01

    We present a theoretical and empirical analysis of different types of active labor market policies (ALMP).In our empirical analysis we use data on 20 OECD countries covering the time period 1985-1999.We find that labor market training is the most effective program to bring down unemployment.Public e

  16. Labor Shortage Looming Ahead?

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    2007-01-01

    The large quantity of cheap labor resources has long been regarded as one of the important factors that make it possible for China’s economy to maintain rapid growth. However, Cai Fang, Director of the Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, warned at a lecture in early May that China’s surplus rural labor force is not as large as thought and that China will soon experience the transition from labor surplus to labor shortage. He predicted that the turning point would occur probably in 2009. In response, Hou Dongmin, Director of the Institute of Population, Resources and Environment of Renmin University of China, and Deng Yuwen, researcher at the China Society of Economic Reform, analyze the expected impacts of transition on China’s future growth mode (in sequence).

  17. A regulação das relações de trabalho e o gerenciamento de recursos humanos em enfermagem La regulación de las relaciones de trabajo y la gerencia de los recursos humanos en enfermería The regulation of labor relations and human resources management in nursing

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    Genival Fernandes de Freitas

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem a finalidade de discorrer sobre a regulação das relações de trabalho na enfermagem, subsidiando a prática gerencial do enfermeiro, no que se refere aos direitos e obrigações de empregados e empregadores, baseando-se na Consolidação das Leis Trabalhistas (CLT e das normas constitucionais. Enfatiza algumas normatizações que suscitam dúvidas e conflitos no cotidiano profissional do enfermeiro, tais como: duração da jornada de trabalho, períodos de descanso intra e entre jornadas, horas extraordinárias, descanso semanal remunerado e alterações de turnos de trabalho, considerando que a conformação do exercício profissional com o processo legal amplia as possibilidades do enfermeiro atuar junto à equipe com mais propriedade e segurança, respeitando os direitos dos profissionais e dos clientes, reduzindo, ainda, eventuais problemas jurídicos inerentes aos direitos e deveres trabalhistas.Este artículo tiene la finalidad de discurrir sobre la regulación de las relaciones de trabajo en enfermería, subsidiando la práctica gerencial del enfermero, en lo que se refiere a los derechos y obligaciones de empleados y empleadores, basándose en la Consolidación de las Leyes Trabajadoras (CLT y de las normas constitucionales. Enfatiza algunas normatizaciones que suscitan dudas y conflictos en el cotidiano profesional del enfermero, tales como: duración de la jornada de trabajo, períodos de descanso intra y entre jornadas, horas extraordinarias, descanso semanal remunerado y alteraciones de turnos de trabajo, considerando que la conformación del ejercicio profesional con el proceso legal amplía las posibilidades del enfermero para actuar junto al equipo con más propiedad y seguridad, respetando los derechos de los profesionales y de los clientes, reduciendo, aún, eventuales problemas jurídicos inherentes a los derechos y deberes del trabajador.This paper is aimed at discoursing on the regulation of labor relations

  18. Y... toca ahora el turno para la "mirada" de mujer: analisis de genero y creacion en las artes visuales contemporaneas

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    Avital H. Bloch

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo la nueva historia y el nuevo arte y en orientación de género. así como su crítica conforme se desarrolló en los Estados Unidos a lo largo de las últimas tres décadas. Analiza la manera en que las ideas del movimiento de liberación de las mujeres, a partir de los últimos años de la década de los sesenta, influyeron en artistas y en académicos del arte. El arte, la crítica y la historia del arte feministas han rechazado los paradigmas sobre los cuales se han basado los discursos y las prácticas artísticas desde varios siglos atrás. El ensayo explica que en la base del cambio esta el hecho de que la nueva visión rechazo la noción de neutralidad en el arte. Los académicos feministas así como las mujeres artistas han expuesto el complejo trasfondo de los prejuicios ideológicos antifemeniles y de género en el arte dominado por los hombres. Al centrarse en varias mujeres norteamericanas representativas de las artes visuales desde principios del siglo XX hasta el presente, se ilustra la forma en que el análisis através de la percepción de género ha revolucionado, de hecho. nuestra comprensión del arte y del mundo artístico.

  19. Tendencias en investigación sobre seguridad y salud laboral: Propuesta metodológica aplicada al sector de la construcción Trends in research about occupational safety and health: Methodology applied to the construction industry

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    Gloria Isabel Carvajal Peláez

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se realiza un análisis de las tendencias en investigación sobre seguridad y salud ocupacional aplicadas al sector de la construcción. Se investigaron fuentes publicadas en inglés (1930 -2007 y se encontraron más de 250 artículos. Para clasificar la información, se propone el "ciclo riesgo accidente" formado por cinco pasos que reflejan la realidad de la seguridad laboral en la construcción. Para cada paso, se seleccionaron las publicaciones más representativas y se elaboraron árboles de evolución lógica teniendo en cuenta el contenido, grado de importancia, orden cronológico, aplicación sobre cada tema, etc. Con estos árboles, se pasa de lo general a lo particular en forma cronológica, para demostrar las tendencias actuales en investigación en seguridad y salud en la construcción y podemos concluir que la investigación en este aspecto sigue siendo escasa, tratándose de un campo lleno de oportunidades y con un futuro prometedor.This article analyzes trends in research in occupational safety and health applied to the construction industry. The sources of information published in English (1930-2007 and found more than 250 articles. In order to classify these documents, is proposed the "risk-accident cycle" composes by five steps that reflect the reality of occupational safety and health in the construction industry. For each one of them, the papers more representative were selected and later elaborated a tree of chronological evolution considering aspects such as the content, degree of importance, chronological order, application on each subject, etc. With the elaboration of these trees, show the passage of the general to the particular in chronological form, for demonstrating the actual trends in research in safety and health in the construction. As a final remark, nowadays, research in safety and health in the construction is still very limited, being a field with many opportunities and a promising future.

  20. Labor Agreement Information System (LAIRS)

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    Office of Personnel Management — The Labor Agreement Information Retrieval System (LAIRS) is a database containing historical information on labor-management relations in the Federal Government. It...

  1. Treatments for Preterm Labor

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    ... labor & premature birth The newborn intensive care unit (NICU) Birth defects & other health conditions Loss & grief Tools & ... a neonatal intensive care unit (also called a NICU). This is the nursery in a hospital where ...

  2. Labor and Birth

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    ... crouch, sit, walk, etc.) Using a labor ball Listening to music Water and childbirth More and more ... that waiting may lead to complications. But the benefits and harms of elective induction are not well ...

  3. Core Labor Rights

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    Sinaga, Hariati; Scherrer, Christoph

    2012-01-01

    The working paper’s main objective is to explore the extent to which non-compliance to international labor rights is caused by global competition. From the perspective of institutional economics, compliance with core labor rights is beneficial for sustainable development. Nonetheless, violations of these rights occur on a massive scale. The violators usually blame competitive pressures. A number of studies have come to the conclusion that non-compliance does not provide for a c...

  4. Behavioral Labor Economics

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    Berg, Nathan

    2006-01-01

    Behavioral economics has in recent decades emerged as a prominent set of methodological developments that have attracted considerable attention both within and outside the economics profession. The time is therefore auspicious to assess behavioral contributions to particular subfields of economics such as labor economics. With empirical validity among its chief objectives, one might guess that behavioral economics would have made its clearest mark in data-driven subfields such as labor econom...

  5. [Active management of labor].

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    Ruiz Ortiz, E; Villalobos Román, M; Flores Murrieta, G; Sotomayor Alvarado, L

    1991-01-01

    Eighty three primigravidae patients at the end of latency labor, erased cervix, 3 cm dilation, vertex presentation and adequate pelvis, were studied. Two groups were formed: 53 patients in the study group, who received active management of labor, and 30 patients in the control group, treated in the traditional way. In all the patients a graphic recording of labor, was carried out; it included all the events, and as labor advanced, a signoidal curve of cervical dilatation, was registered, as well as the hyperbolic one for presentation descent. The study group received the method in a systematized manner, as follows: 1. Peridular block. 2. Amniotomy. 3. IV oxytocin one hour after amniotomy. 4. FCR monitoring. 5. Detection of dystocia origin. Materno-fetal morbidity was registered in both groups, as well as cesarean section rate, instrumental delivery and its indications, labor duration, and time of stay in labor room. Diminution of above intems and opportune detection of dystocia, were determined. It was concluded that a constructive action plan, starting at hospital admission in most healthy women, allows a normal delivery of brief duration.

  6. Do labor market programs affect labor force participation?

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    Johansson, Kerstin

    2002-01-01

    This paper estimates the macroeconomic effect of labor market programs on labor force participation. Labor market programs could counteract businesscycle variation in the participation rate that is due to the discouraged-worker effect, and they could prevent labor force outflow. An equation that determines the participation rate is estimated using panel data (1986-1998) for Sweden’s municipalities. The results indicate that labor market programs have relatively large and positive effects on l...

  7. Restrictive labor practices in seaports

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    Harding, Alan S.

    1990-01-01

    Containerization and modern bulk handling methods can substantially increase ship and labor productivity. This paper argues that many ports have failed to change their labor practices and to accept the inevitable reduction in their labor force that technological advances call for. Those ports are doubly penalized by incurring investment costs and continuing to pay labor as if earlier labor-intensive methods still applied. The author analyzes limits on entry to work in the port, an exclusive d...

  8. CHILD LABOR DISGRACE

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    2007-01-01

    The Shanxi Province child labor scandal has shocked China to its core. Over 1,000 children were forced into illegal labor by morally bankrupt brick kiln businesses, throwing a depressing shroud over China’s rapid development. Uncovering these tales of abduction, death and the physical and mental abuse endured by these children has been a proud moment for China’s press. Several hundred of the kiln slave children have now been reunited with their families. Kiln owners, contractors and accomplices are being brought to justice or hunted down, some even charged with murder.However, in all this gloom some good has surfaced.Public and government attention is now focused on erasing child labor once and for all and for better protecting workers’ rights, hopefully ridding China of such disgraces in the future.

  9. Second stage of labor.

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    Cheng, Yvonne W; Caughey, Aaron B

    2015-06-01

    Current American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' definition of prolonged second stage diagnoses 10% to 14% of nulliparous and 3% to 3.5% of multiparous women as having a prolonged second stage. The progression of labor in modern obstetrics may have deviated from the current labor norms established in the 1950s, likely due to differences in obstetric population characteristics and variation in clinical practice. Optimal management of the second stage in women with and without epidural remains debatable. Although prolonged second stage is associated with increased risk of maternal morbidity, conflicting data exist regarding the duration of second stage and associated neonatal morbidity and mortality.

  10. Labor Market Progeria.

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    Rodeheaver, Dean

    1990-01-01

    Social ambivalence toward women's roles, sexuality, appearance, and aging combine with social standards of attractiveness to create both age and sex discrimination in the workplace. The life expectancy of presentability is shorter among women than men, thus creating an accelerated aging process termed labor market progeria. (SK)

  11. 77 FR 70473 - Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in...

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    ... Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Foreign... Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the email or physical address below by 5 p.m... produced by forced labor or child labor in violation of international standards'' (TVPRA List). Pursuant...

  12. 76 FR 22921 - Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in...

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    ... Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Foreign... forced labor in foreign countries. Relevant information will be used by the Department of Labor (DOL) in... the Bureau of International Labor Affairs has reason to believe are produced by forced labor or...

  13. 78 FR 72714 - Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in...

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    ... Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Foreign... Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the email or physical address below by 5 p.m... the Bureau of International Labor Affairs has reason to believe are produced by forced labor or...

  14. Passagem de plantão: falando de paradigmas e estratégias Pasaje del turno: hablando de los paradigmas y las estratégias Shift report: talking about paradigms and strategies

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    Ivana Lucia Correa Pimentel de Siqueira

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo é apresentar quatro modalidades de passagens de plantão, implementadas em unidades de internação de um hospital privado de São Paulo, destacando os pontos negativos e positivos. A discussão destes pontos baseou-se no resgate de informações da literatura pertinente na experiência vivencial das autoras. Os diferentes tipos de passagem de plantão foram implantadoas conforme a estratégia adotada, sequencialmente, visando minimizar problemas de horas extras, devido à duração da passagem de plantão e às diferenças na compreensão das informações. As duas últimas estratégias pertencem a um conjunto de ações propostas em um modelo de gestão implantado no referido campo. Destaca a necessidade de integração entre a estratégia utilizada na passagem de plantão e o modelo assistencial vigente, o tipo de escala de divisão de serviços e a qualidade das anotações do prontuário. Ressalta que o compromisso e a capacitação dos profissionais são fundamentais na obtenção de resultados.El objetivo de este artículo es presentar cuatro modalidades de entrega de turno, implementadas en unidades de internamiento de un hospital privado de São Paulo, destacando los puntos negativos y positivos. La discusión de estos puntos se basó en el rescate de informaciones de la literatura pertinente y en la experiencia vivida por las autoras. Los diferentes tipos de entrega de turno fueron implantados de acuerdo a la estrategia adoptada, secuencialmente, con vistas a minimizar problemas de horas extras, debido a la duración de la entrega de turno y a las diferencias en la comprensión de las informaciones. Las dos últimas estrategias pertenecen a un conjunto de acciones propuestas en un modelo de gestión implantado en el referido campo. Se destaca la necesidad de integración entre la estrategia utilizada en la entrega de turno y el modelo asistencial vigente, el tipo de escala de división de servicios y la calidad

  15. Labor Informality: General Causes

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    Gustavo Sandoval Betancour

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available The article examines the main causes of labor informality in order to verify the validity of classical theories that explain unemployment in market economies and its relationship to informality. Methodologically, the project was based, in the empirical part, on international statistics, comparing the evolution of labor market structure in a combined sample of highly industrialized countries and other less industrialized ones. Empirical evidence supports the conclusion that the classical economic theory of Marxist origin is inefficient to explain the causes of unemployment in contemporary market economies, as well as it fails to satisfactorily explain informality. On the contrary, we conclude that the theory in question is more relevant to explain informality in centrally planned economies where this phenomenon has been present even more significantly than in free market economies.

  16. Contradictions of Labor Solidarity

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    Dan Clawson

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The articles above bring welcome attention to a key issue - possibly the key issue facing us today: left political responses to "globalization." Bonacich, Armbruster, and Nash each advance our understanding and indicate directions for future work. What strikes me, however, is how far we have to go, both as a movement and as theorists. In material terms capital is eons ahead of labor in establishing international ties. As a Marxist I believe that theory develops in symbiosis with practice; predictably, therefore, our limited material practice is associated with underdeveloped theory . As these pieces demonstrate, we have specific sharp insights, case studies, and examples of ideas that need to be part of a general theory, but such a theory doesn't exist even for us, academic members of a section that provides the most promising theoretical base for developing a theory of international labor solidarity. It certainly does not exist in the consciousness of rank and file workers.

  17. South Koreas Labor Woes

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    Miron Mushkat

    1992-01-01

    South Korea has been plagued by poor industrial relations since the mid-1980s and the inability of the government to effect a more orderly interaction between management and workers has proved costly for the ambitious nation. This article presents evidence showing that the problem has structural, rather than merely cyclical, roots and it is argued that, the recent decline in labor militancy notwithstanding, an escalation in industrial con?ict is inevitable unless the underlying imbalances are...

  18. Contradictions of Labor Solidarity

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    Dan Clawson

    2015-01-01

    The articles above bring welcome attention to a key issue - possibly the key issue facing us today: left political responses to "globalization." Bonacich, Armbruster, and Nash each advance our understanding and indicate directions for future work. What strikes me, however, is how far we have to go, both as a movement and as theorists. In material terms capital is eons ahead of labor in establishing international ties. As a Marxist I believe that theory develops in symbiosis with practice; pre...

  19. Institutions and Labor Reallocation

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    Giuseppe Bertola; Richard Rogerson

    1996-01-01

    Despite stringent dismissal restrictions in most European countries, rates of job creation and destruction are remarkably similar across European and North American labor markets. This paper shows that relative-wage compression is conducive to higher employer-initiated job turnover, and argues that wagesetting institutions and job-security provisions differ across countries in ways that are both consistent with rough uniformity of job turnover statistics and readily explained by intuitive the...

  20. Labor Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.

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    Getman, Julius G.

    1979-01-01

    Discusses the nature of labor arbitration; then explores the transferability of the labor arbitration model. Argues that the establishment and legitimation of unions and collective bargaining are responsible for the success of labor arbitration, not vice versa. Available from The Yale Law Journal, 401A Yale Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06520;…

  1. Patrones de Participación Laboral Femenina

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    Marcela Perticara

    2005-01-01

    Este trabajo explora la dinámica de participación laboral de las mujeres en Chile utilizando una base de datos longitudinales contenidas en la Encuesta de Protección Social. El objetivo primordial es evaluar en qué medida el nacimiento de los hijos puede afectar la decisión de empleo de las mujeres, incluyendo a aquellas con gran apego al mercado laboral. La inclusión de un efecto individual invariante en el tiempo permitirá capturar los efectos del bagaje cultural sobre el apego laboral de l...

  2. Una visión ponderada de la legislación laboral: comentarios al régimen MYPE y a la propuesta de «Ley de la Nueva Empresa»

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    Christian Sánchez

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available A weighted view of labor law: commentaries on the MSE regime and the proposal «Law of New Enterprise»The present article evaluates constitutional character of the regime of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE and the legislative proposal of «Law of New Enterprise» from the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court. With this purpose it starts with analyzing own characters of the right to equality as a classical liberal right that is based on social rights as the right to work. Finally, the article seeks to dispel doubt of whether those regimes, MSE and the Law of New Enterprise, they obey to a policy of promotion of employment or rather they introduce a differentiated treatment without objective basis and therefore unconstitutional.

  3. El Acoso ó “Mobbing” Laboral

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    Alcira Isabel Muñoz Osorio

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumen:Este artículo, producto de un proyecto de investigación institucional y un proyecto de aula de la cátedra dederecho laboral individual, realiza un análisis de las situaciones que surgen en el ámbito del ambiente laboral,que de una u otra forma perjudican y desestabilizan al trabajador, sujeto pasivo del acoso. El artículo pretendedar a conocer que todo ultraje y/o maltrato que se presenta en el ambiente laboral de manera repetitiva, públicay que atenta contra la dignidad humana, hoy día es objeto de sanciones. Se revisan además los antecedentes yel marco jurídico de esta conducta.Palabras claves:Acoso laboral, mobbing, agresivo, persistente, demostrable, atropello.Abstract:This article, the product of an institutional research project and a draft class of the class of individual employmentlaw, an analysis of the situations that arise in the context of the workplace, which in one way or another harmand destabilize the worker, taxpayer harassment. The article aims to show that every outrage and / or abuse thatoccurs in the workplace so repetitive, public and undermines human dignity, is now subject to sanctions. It alsolooks into the background and legal framework for this behavior.Keywords:Harassment, bullying, aggressive, persistent, demonstrable killing.

  4. 77 FR 9267 - Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in...

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    ... Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Foreign..., Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the email or physical address below by 5 p.m. March 9, 2012... the Bureau of International Labor Affairs has reason to believe are produced by forced labor or...

  5. 29 CFR 401.9 - Labor organization.

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    ... 29 Labor 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Labor organization. 401.9 Section 401.9 Labor Regulations... MEANING OF TERMS USED IN THIS SUBCHAPTER § 401.9 Labor organization. Labor organization means a labor organization engaged in an industry affecting commerce and includes any organization of any kind, any...

  6. Negotiation within labor relations

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    Iulia BĂDOI

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Negotiation is the process we use in order to obtain things that we want and are controlled by others. Any desire we intend to fulfill, any need that we are obliged to meet is a potential bargaining situations. Between groups and individuals, negotiation occurs naturally, as some have one thing that the other wants and is willing to bargain to get it. More or less we are all involved in negotiations: closing a contract, buying a thing, obtaining sponsorships, collective decision making, conflict resolution, agreement on work plans. Within the field of labor relations, negotiation can occur on the occasion of closing / amending employment contracts or in order to regulate employment or work relations. Moreover, used properly, the negotiation can be an effective tool for solving labor disputes, with benefits for both involved parties. This paper aims to present negotiating principles and steps to follow in planning and preparing negotiations and the negotiating techniques that can lead to a successful negotiation based on a well-developed plan.

  7. Labor Markets in Professional Sports

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    Sherwin Rosen; Allen Sanderson

    2000-01-01

    Many interesting elements of supply and demand are starkly observable in professional athletics. Understanding institutional arrangements, competitive balance and labor-management relations requires a basic understanding of sports labor markets and the struggle for control of those markets between interest groups. In this paper we treat historical and contemporary labor issues in North America and Europe, from reserve rules and free agency, high levels of player pay and work stoppages, to the...

  8. Labor Mobility and Racial Discrimination

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    Deschamps, Pierre; De Sousa, Jose

    2014-01-01

    This paper assesses the impact of labor mobility on racial discrimination. We present an equilibrium search model that reveals an inverted U-shaped relationship between labor mobility and race-based wage differentials. We explore this relationship empirically with an exogenous mobility shock on the European soccer labor market. The Bosman ruling by the European Court of Justice in 1995 lifted restrictions on soccer player mobility. Using a panel of all clubs in the English first division from...

  9. Relative Pay and Labor Supply

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    Anat Bracha; Uri Gneezy; George Loewenstein

    2015-01-01

    We examine the impact of relative wages on labor supply in a laboratory experiment. We test the hypothesis that, ceteris paribus, making a given wage high (low) relative to other wage levels will lead to an increase (decrease) in labor supply. We find that labor supply does respond significantly to relative pay, and in the expected direction. However, when a strong enough reason for the relative low pay is given, this difference disappears.

  10. La preparación para la jubilación : revisión de los factores psicológicos y sociales que inciden en un mejor ajuste emocional al final del desempeño laboral

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    Madrid García, Antonio José; Garcés de Los Fayos Ruiz, Enrique Javier

    2000-01-01

    Presentamos una revisión sobre los diferentes aspectos psicológicos y sociales que están asociados al estado profesional de jubilación. En primer lugar describimos los factores que están en el origen de las percepciones que sobre la jubilación presenta el trabajador, así como los instrumentos que se han utilizado habitualmente para evaluar dichos factores, y las consecuencias negativas de carácter psicológico que se pueden apreciar en las personas que no se ada...

  11. LABOR MARKET POLICIES AND EFFECTIVENESS

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    DRITAN SHORAJ

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available In this paper will be examined some important issues of the labor market policies in Albania. As well, the analysis of labor market institutions such as the Social Insurances or the Syndicates on the efficiency of employing active labor forces. Which are the policies on the protection of the labor forces and the criteria of definition of the minimum salary? Furthermore, it continues with the importance of reforms in the labor market policies, to be examined in the labor market aspect as a production factor and as a regulator of the internal market. Fast globalization is causing continuous risk and movement for the active labor forces. The increase and development of technology puts out of the market many employees, decreasing the number of unqualified employees and increases the demand for the qualified ones. Does the globalization really affect the labor market, efficiency and as a consequence increase production, or the latter are benefits only for the developed economic countries? At the same time, we shall examine the movement of the labor forces from one country to another and the fluctuation of the relevant salaries. In general, the analysis of this paper faces two key issues: the first being raised on discussion of the kinds of programs on the active labor forces, such as programs of direct employment or consideration of employment in public sector, and the second regarding the methodology of evaluating these programs. How effective are them on the domestic market? The paper ends with conclusions and recommendations on the efficiency of policies for the labor market forces.

  12. Effects of Labor Taxes and Unemployment Compensation on Labor Supply in a Search Model with an Endogenous Labor Force

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    Been-Lon Chen; Chih-Fang Lai

    2014-01-01

    Labor taxes and unemployment compensation were blamed for causing relative declines in labor supply in the EU to the US in the past decades. We propose a model with an endogenous labor force and compare with the model with an exogenous labor force. Because of discouraging the labor force, labor taxes decrease employment in our model less than the model with an exogenous labor force, have ambiguous effects on hours, and decrease less labor supply in our model. Due to boosting the labor force, ...

  13. Empowerment y satisfacci??n laboral

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    Guzm??n Delfino, Camila Paz; Pontes Macarulla, Paula; Szuflita, Magdalena

    2015-01-01

    En el presente estudio se ha pretendido comprobar la relaci??n que posee el Empowerment con la Satisfacci??n Laboral. El motivo de este estudio reside en la importancia del trabajo en la vida de un individuo y por consiguiente la importancia de c??mo se siente este con respecto al trabajo que desempe??a en su vida personal y social. Es por ello que se ha realizado un investigaci??n basada en comprobar no s??lo hasta qu?? punto se relacionan estados variables sino que tambi??n la posible exis...

  14. LC/MS/MS data analysis of the human uterine smooth muscle S-nitrosoproteome fingerprint in pregnancy, labor, and preterm labor

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    Craig C. Ulrich

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available The data described in this article is the subject of an article in the American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology, titled “The Human Uterine Smooth Muscle S-nitrosoproteome Fingerprint in Pregnancy, Labor, and Preterm Labor” (doi:10.1152/ajpcell.00198.2013 (Ulrich et al., 2013 [1]. The data described is a large scale mass spectrometry data set that defines the human uterine smooth muscle S-nitrosoproteome differences among laboring, non-laboring, preterm laboring tissue after treatment with S-nitrosoglutathione.

  15. Legal Intervention in Labor Arbitration

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    Gullett, C. Ray

    1978-01-01

    From a private process between unions and management, labor arbitration has become a matter for federal arbitrators to decide. The article traces this development through various federal court cases and legislation, particularly unfair labor practice charges under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. (MF)

  16. Organización de turnos para la optimación energética de redes colectivas de riego a presión

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    Sánchez Calvo, Raúl; Laguna Peñuelas, Francisco; Juana Sirgado, Luis; Losada Villasante, Alberto; Castañon Lion, Guillermo; Rodríguez Sinobas, Leonor; Gil Rodríguez, María

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    Una parte considerable de los costes de explotación en riegos a presión corresponde al consumo de energía en sus sistemas de elevación. Dichos costes se han visto incrementados sustancialmente desde la aplicación efectiva de los contenidos del RD 871/2007 por el que se ajustan las tarifas eléctricas. FENACORE (2009a) manifiesta la preocupación de que el regadío podría llegar a ser insostenible con las tarifas actuales. De hecho, la modificación 2 de las tarifas ha supuesto un coste al sec...

  17. Sleep disturbances in patients on maintenance hemodialysis: role of dialysis shift Distúrbios de sono em pacientes em hemodiálise crônica: o papel dos diferentes turnos de diálise

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    João Paulo Catunda Bastos

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVES: Subjective sleep complaints have been reported in up to 80% of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD. In these patients, sleep disturbances manifesting as insomnia, sleep apnea syndrome, restless leg syndrome (RLS, periodic limb movement disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS have been frequently reported. Moreover, studies about the role of dialysis shift on sleep abnormalities, morbidity and mortality are still scarce. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of dialysis shift on the quality of sleep and sleep abnormalities in patients with ESRD. MÉTHODS: We studied one hundred consecutive patients from a dialysis center. Quality of sleep was assessed by the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and subjective EDS by the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Restless leg syndrome was diagnosed using the four minimum criteria defined by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group. Clinical and laboratory parameters were obtained by interview and chart review. Adequacy of dialysis was evaluated by the Kt/V index. RESULTS: Poor quality sleep (PSQI>6 was found in 75% of cases and was associated with RLS (p=0.004 and with snoring (p=0.016. EDS (ESS>10 was present in 28% of cases. Patients with EDS (1.33±0.29 had lower values of the Kt/v index (P=0.01 than those without EDS (1.52±0.32. RLS was present in 48% of cases. Irrespective of dialysis shift, poor quality sleep, EDS and RLS were not different among patients. CONCLUSION: Poor quality sleep, EDS and RLS were common and not related to dialysis shift.OBJETIVOS: Alterações do sono têm sido relatadas em até 80% dos pacientes com Insuficiência renal crônica dialítica (IRCD. Insônia, síndrome da apnéia do sono, síndrome das pernas inquietas (SPI, movimentos periódicos de extremidades e sonolência excessiva diurna (SED têm sido descritos. A influência que o turno da diálise exerce sobre as alterações do sono e sobre a morbidade e mortalidade ainda

  18. Percepção dos efeitos do trabalho em turnos sobre a saúde e a vida social em funcionários da enfermagem em um hospital universitário do Estado de São Paulo Nursing staff perceptions of the effects of shift work on health and social life at the São Paulo State University hospital

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    Ester de S. Costa

    2000-06-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho em turnos existe desde o início da vida social dos homens, sendo utilizado em diferentes setores, como na indústria de produção de bens de consumo e de serviços. A área da saúde exige o sistema em turnos para manutenção de atividades durante 24 horas. Teve-se como objetivo identificar os sistemas de turnos em funcionários de enfermagem em um hospital universitário, avaliar a percepção sobre os prováveis efeitos do trabalho em turnos em sua saúde e vida social e o grau de participação desses funcionários na forma de organização de sua jornada. Trata-se de uma pesquisa descritiva e exploratória, cujos resultados foram obtidos mediante questionário aplicado a 348 funcionários da enfermagem do Hospital de Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, São Paulo. Dentre os resultados, observou-se que, em sua maioria, eles tinham menos de 40 anos, eram casados, do sexo feminino, com um filho pelo menos, cumprindo uma escala de turnos alternados, com freqüência de revezamento superior a quinze dias e referindo queixas de caráter neuro-psíquico, gastrintestinal e cardiovascular. Houve ainda queixas sobre relacionamento e tempo de convivência. Na maioria das vezes, era pouca a participação do funcionário na forma de organização de sua escala de trabalho.There is a relationship between shift work and the beginning of organized life. Health services require shift work to keep activities running twenty-four hours a day. This study thus aimed to identify nursing staff shift work systems in a university hospital, evaluate health workers' perceptions of the possible effects of shift work on their health and social life, and assess workers' participation in preparing nursing schedules. In terms of materials and methods, this was an exploratory and descriptive study with a sample of 348 nursing staff members, using an appropriate questionnaire. Most were married women under 40 with at least one child, working on

  19. Do flexible labor markets indeed reduce unemployment? A robustness check

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    Vergeer, R.; Kleinknecht, A.

    2012-01-01

    Nickell et al. (2005) have frequently been cited as empirical evidence that labor market rigidities cause high unemployment. We find that their model is not robust. Leaving their database unchanged and changing three details in their estimation procedure, it turns out that several policy-relevant co

  20. Türkiye’de Formel Piyasaya Yönelmede Kadın İşgücü Arzı Ve Gsyh Etkileri: Ampirik Bir Çalışma Female Labor Supply And Gdp Effects In Orientation To Formal Market In Turkey: An Empirical Study

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    Murat KORKMAZ

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available The positive externality which will be created by women onindividual and society basis following taking part in labor market is anundisputable matter. Particularly the place of an educated woman inlabor market functions like locomotive due to the status of being amother. This positive externality is gradually expanding and can beseen as the source of country’s development and growth. As thedevelopment of a country depends on the production and similarly theproduction depends on human capital. However, as women are facedwith such negative conditions as low level of occupational safety, socialprotection, ill-pay in addition to social and cultural effects even incountries being a member to European Union where woman rights arefelt with the most developed status, the increase in participation ratesto labor force centers on “informal” markets more. Many studiesindicate that the women’s participation to labor force are not atsufficient level due to the effects of economic, social, cultural,demographical factors in Turkey. In the study, the purpose is todetermine the relations between women employment and totalemployment in labor market and the effects of employment on GDP.With this purpose, women employment numbers by sectors publishedin website of Turkish Statistical Institute, total employment numbers bycities and sectors, number of the insured by cities, jobless claims andTurkey GDP data were included in the analysis. Differences betweenMarch 2013 and the same period of the year before were attempted tobe determined by using horizontal section data in the study. Moreover,employment values by quarterly GDP and sex between the years of2008 and 2012 were used in the regression model where the effects ofemployment on GDP growth were tried to be determined. Basicstatistics, description methods with graphics, correlation analysis andregression models were used in the whole study. The graphics andanalyses in the study were created through Excel

  1. Sida y derecho laboral

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    Oscar Ermida Uriarte

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Contenido: Acceso al empleo. Principios de no discriminación.  Los exámenes previos. El principio de confidencialidad. ¿Promoción del empleo?. Estabilidad en el empleo. Proscripción del despido. Derecho, conservar un empleo apropiado. Controles médicos. Confidencialidad.Terminación de la relación de trabajo sin despido. Condiciones de trabajo. Exposición al riesgo de los trabajadores sanos. El trabajador seropositivo como factor de riesgo para el personal sano. Las condiciones de trabajo del trabajador seropositivo. Información y relaciones colectivas de trabajo. Breves anotaciones de seguridad social

  2. 75 FR 77723 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor...

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    ... 52 RIN 9000-AL76 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Under the National... Order 13496, Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws, as implemented by the Department... rights under Federal labor laws, and the DoL has determined that the notice shall include employee...

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    ... 52 RIN 9000-AL76 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Under the National....), Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws. DATES: Effective Date: November 2, 2011. FOR FURTHER..., 2010, to implement E.O. 13496, Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws, as...

  4. Labor force activity after 60

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    Pedersen, Peder J.; Larsen, Mona

    2015-01-01

    of reference. Main emphasis is given to the development in two distint age groups, i.e. people in the first half of the 60s of which many are eligible for early retirement programs and people older than 65 mostly eligible for social security retirement programs. For these two age groups the actual development...... in labor force participation is described based on register data and on labor force surveys along with indicators of cohort relevant changes in education and health. Focus in the paper includes also the gender aspect to accommodate stronger cohort effects for women than for men. The impact on labor force...

  5. La movilidad laboral por emigración al exterior de docentes del claustro en la Universidad de Oriente Job mobility due to migration to other countries of professors from the Oriente University

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    Viviana Nicole Fernández Dieguez

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Las universidades tienen una responsabilidad social con la formación de profesionales. Mantener una estabilidad en su claustro constituye una necesidad, por cuanto garantiza los recursos humanos calificados para el logro de la calidad educacional e investigativa. En contradicción con esta condición, en América Latina y el Caribe se ha producido un incremento de la emigración calificada hacia países desarrollados, muchos de esos emigrantes procedentes de centros universitarios. Cuba no está exenta de este proceso, y ha sido incluida dentro de las corrientes de robo de cerebros. La Universidad de Oriente (UO, de Santiago de Cuba, presentó una movilidad creciente de su claustro entre los años 2004 y 2013, en la que las emigraciones al exterior tienen una incidencia considerable. Fue motivo de atención en el presente trabajo los factores que están asociados a este tipo de movilidad. Para la recogida de información se procesó estadísticamente la información contenida en las bases de datos de la universidad, al tiempo que se aplicaron entrevistas a informantes claves y a docentes de la misma que hayan emigrado. Se utilizaron, además, los datos recogidos en el cuestionario aplicado a docentes del claustro de dicha universidad por el proyecto donde se insertan las autoras. Se reveló la necesidad de prestar atención a factores que se relacionan con la emigración de profesionales en la UO tales como: condiciones socioeconómicas, políticas migratorias, sus insatisfacciones profesionales y condiciones laborales en su relación agente- estructura. Universities have a social responsibility with the formation of new professionals. Keeping stability on its staff is a must, since that guarantees the qualified human resources to achieve educational and research quality. In opposition to this condition, in Latin America and the Caribbean we found an increase in the emigration indicators of professionals to developed countries, many of them

  6. Labor Supply and Optimization Frictions

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    Søgaard, Jakob Egholt

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    In this paper I investigate the nature of optimization frictions by studying the labor market of Danish students. This particular labor market is an interesting case study as it features a range of special institutional settings that affect students’ incentive to earn income and comparing outcomes...... across these setting effectively allow you to distinguish between different types of frictions. I find that the considered labor market is significantly affected by optimizations frictions, which masks the bunching at kink points normally associated with a positive labor supply elasticity under standard...... theory. More concretely I find the dominate optimization friction to be individuals’ inattention about their earnings during the year, while real adjustment cost and gradual learning appears to be of less importance....

  7. Labor Mobility and Racial Discrimination

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    Deschamps, Pierre; De Sousa, José

    2015-01-01

    This paper assesses the effects of labor mobility constraints on racial discrimination. Our equilibrium search model shows that these effects follow an inverted U-shaped relationship. In particular, when mobility constraints are low, we find that discrimination disappears. We test this prediction with an exogenous mobility shock on the European soccer labor market. The Bosman ruling by the European Court of Justice in 1995 lifted restrictions on soccer player mobility. Using a panel of all cl...

  8. SSI, labor supply, and migration

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    Neumark, David; Powers, Elizabeth T.

    2005-01-01

    The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program in the United States creates incentives for potential aged recipients to reduce labor supply prior to becoming eligible, and our past research finds that older men likely to be eligible for SSI at age 65 reduce their labor supply in the years immediately before the age of eligibility. However, given the dramatic supplementation of SSI benefits in some states, a migration response to these benefits cannot be dismissed, and migration that is associ...

  9. Cultura organizacional, clima laboral y liderazgo en organizaciones educativas

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    Angulo Sainz, Juan Antonio

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    El objetivo principal es relacionar las variables organizacionales, "cultura organizacional", "clima laboral" y "liderazgo" con la "satisfacción laboral del profesorado" y el "rendimiento" y "percepción de la convivencia por parte del alumnado" en centros de Educación Secundaria de la Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León, tanto públicos como privados. El capítulo I, "contextualización", hace referencia al desarrollo y configuración actual del Sistema Educativo Español no universitario. En lo...

  10. Factores de riesgo laboral para tenosinovitis del miembro superior

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    Mayra Mevic Garrafa Núñez; María Cristina García Martín; Graciela Sánchez Lemus

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    Objetivos: Identificar los factores de riesgo desencadenantes de tenosinovitis en los trabajadores verificando qué casos pueden ser considerados de origen laboral y reconocer las formas de presentación más frecuentes en relación al ámbito laboral. Metodología: Se realiza una revisión bibliográfica de la literatura científica publicada en Medline-PubMed, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, CISDOC-ILO/OSH UPDATE, Scopus, LILACS e IBECS en el período comprendido entre 2007 a 2014. Resultados: Se obtiene u...

  11. 78 FR 13897 - Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Office of Trade and Labor Affairs; Labor Affairs Council...

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  12. Why Should We Care about Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

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    Beegle, Kathleen; Dehejia, Rajeev; Gatti, Roberta

    2009-01-01

    Despite the extensive literature on the determinants of child labor, the evidence on the consequences of child labor on outcomes such as education, labor, and health is limited. We evaluate the causal effect of child labor participation among children in school on these outcomes using panel data from Vietnam and an instrumental variables strategy.…

  13. Planejamento de turnos de trabalho: uma abordagem no setor sucroalcooleiro com uso de simulação discreta Work shift planning: an approach to the sugarcane sector using discrete simulation

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    João Eduardo Azevedo Ramos da Silva

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    Full Text Available O Brasil é o maior produtor de cana-de-açúcar do mundo, sendo responsável pela geração de 3 milhões de empregos em toda a sua cadeia de suprimentos. A alimentação constante das moendas durante o período de safra depende do bom gerenciamento das operações de corte, carregamento e transporte de cana-de-açúcar das fazendas para as usinas. A entrega de cana-de-açúcar deve ser garantida para que o risco de parada da produção industrial de açúcar e álcool seja evitado. Este trabalho foca o desenvolvimento e a utilização de um modelo de simulação discreta para a determinhação do sistema de turnos de trabalho dos operadores de equipamentos agrícolas de uma usina no Estado de São Paulo, considerando os requisitos de moagem, o risco da falta de matéria-prima e o limite permitido das jornadas de trabalho. Quatro cenários foram propostos para avaliação, sendo o primeiro com a troca de turnos unificada às 7 e às 19 horas; e os demais com a entrada em operação de uma das frentes de corte e carregamento com 2, 4 e 6 horas de defasagem em relação às demais frentes (escalonamento. O cenário com escalonamento de quatro horas de defasagem apresentou o melhor desempenho ao conciliar a entrega de cana, as jornadas de trabalho e o risco de desabastecimento. A discussão é focada no caso selecionado, mas estudos similares podem ser aplicados a outras usinas de açúcar e álcool ou a outros processos do setor sucroalcooleiro.Brazil is the world´s greatest producer of sugarcane generating 3 million jobs within its supply chain. The continuous feeding of sugarcane mills during the harvest season strongly depends on the good management of harvest and operations of loading and transporting the sugarcane from farms to mills. A guaranteed delivery of sugarcane must be developed to avoid the risk of stopping the production of sugar and alcohol. This study focuses on the development and use of a computer simulation model to evaluate

  14. Organizations, labor control processes, and emotional labor :the case of the retail grocery trade

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    Barron, Mary L.

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    The literature regarding organizations, labor control, and emotional labor suggests that the labor process within the service sector is fundamentally different from that of the manufacturing sector because the incorporation of a customer into the labor process necessitates an additional type of labor -- namely, emotional labor -- to facilitate the interaction. This study demonstrates that emotiona1labor is both heterogenous and dynamic. It is influenced not only by the specific servi...

  15. Why Should We Care about Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

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    Beegle, Kathleen; Dehejia, Rajeev; Gatti, Roberta

    2009-01-01

    Despite the extensive literature on the determinants of child labor, the evidence on the consequences of child labor on outcomes such as education, labor, and health is limited. We evaluate the causal effect of child labor participation among children in school on these outcomes using panel data from Vietnam and an instrumental variables strategy. Five years subsequent to the child labor experience we find significant negative impacts on education, and also find a higher probability of wage w...

  16. Tax Policy and Labor Market Performance

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    Bovenberg, A.L.

    2003-01-01

    In exploring the impact of tax policy on labor-market performance, the paper first investigates how tax reform impacts labor supply and equilibrium unemployment in representative agent models.The impact of tax policy on labor market performance depends importantly on various other labor-market insti

  17. Tax policy and labor market performance

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    A.L. Bovenberg (Lans)

    2003-01-01

    textabstractIn exploring the impact of tax policy on labor-market performance, the paper first investigates how tax reform impacts labor supply and equilibrium unemployment in representative agent models. The impact of tax policy on labor market performance depends importantly on various other labor

  18. Efetividade de estratégias não farmacológicas no alívio da dor de parturientes no trabalho de parto La efectividad de estratégias no farmacológicas en el alivio del dolor de parturientas en el trabajo de parto Effectiveness of non-pharmacological strategies in relieving labor pain

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    Rejane Marie Barbosa Davim

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se no estudo avaliar a efetividade de estratégias não-farmacológicas para o alívio da dor de parturientes no trabalho de parto. Ensaio clínico do tipo intervenção terapêutica antes e após, realizado em uma maternidade pública de Natal/RN - Brasil, com 100 parturientes na aplicação de exercícios respiratórios, relaxamento muscular, massagem lombossacral e banho de chuveiro. Utilizou-se a escala analógica visual para coleta de dados. A maioria das parturientes tinha entre 20 a 30 anos de idade (60%, ensino fundamental incompleto (85%, renda familiar de até 2 salários mínimos (74% e 78% estavam com acompanhantes. A ocitocina foi administrada em 81% dos casos, mas 15% não receberam qualquer medicação. Verificou-se diferença significativa no alívio da dor após a aplicação das ENF, demonstrando redução dessa dor à medida que aumentava a dilatação do colo. Conclui-se que as estratégias foram efetivas no alívio da intensidade da dor das parturientes estudadas durante o trabalho de parto.El objetivo del estudio fue evaluar la efectividad de las estrategias no farmacológicas para aliviar el dolor de parturientas en el trabajo de parto. Se trata de un ensayo clínico con un tipo de intervención terapéutica antes y después, realizado en una maternidad pública de Natal/RN - Brasil, con 100 parturientas en la aplicación de ejercicios respiratorios, relajamiento muscular, masaje lumbosacra y baño de ducha. Se utilizó, para recolectar los datos, la escala analógica visual. La mayoría de las parturientas tenía entre 20 y 30 años de edad (60%, enseñanza fundamental incompleta (85%, renta familiar hasta 2 salarios mínimos (74%, 78% estaban con acompañantes. La oxitocina fue administrada en 81% de los casos y 15% no recibieron ningún medicamento. Se verifico una diferencia significativa en el alivio del dolor después de la aplicación de las ENF, demostrando una reducción de ese dolor en la medida que

  19. Support program to the development of the leadership for senior chiefs of shift in CNAT; Programa de apoyo al desarrollo del liderazgo para jefes de turno senior en CNAT

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    Alava Reyes, M. J.; Melo Aguilera, A.

    2012-07-01

    Action program aimed at strengthening significant aspects associated with the shift supervisor in the control room. By the difficulty of joint actions of the collective, was used a methodology of personal coaching staff. The combined program of observations and Cabinet sessions lasted for six months.

  20. Labor Market Discrimination: Vietnamese Immigrants

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    Linus Yamane

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Vietnamese and East European immigrants face similar obstacles in the US labor market. This provides for an interesting test of racial discrimination in the labor market. Does it make any difference if an immigrant is Asian or White? When Vietnamese immigrants are compared to East European immigrants, Vietnamese men earn 7-9% less than comparable East European men, with more discrimination among the less educated, and in the larger Vietnamese population centers like California. Vietnamese women earn as much as comparable East European women. Vietnamese immigrants, male and female, are much less likely to hold managerial and supervisory positions than comparable East European immigrants.

  1. SIDRAUSKI MODEL WITH ENDOGENOUS LABOR

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    Karol Szomolányl

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available In the paper we analyze the Sidrauski model similar by Walsh (2003 (see for example Sterken, 2005]. For analyses it is needed to use Dynamic optimization techniques. The model is extended by endogenous labor. We show that all Walsh's conditions are kept. Even though in steady state analysis in generally the superneutrality of money theory does not hold. Labor supply, is no longer inelastic and influences marginal productivity. To reach the money superneutrality we must assume that preferences of representative consumer are represented by separable utility function. A similar analysis was made by Walsh, the results are the same in general case.

  2. Labor Market Discrimination: Vietnamese Immigrants

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    Linus Yamane

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Vietnamese and East European immigrants face similar obstacles in the U.S. labor market. This provides for an interesting test of racial discrimination in the labor market. Does it make any difference if an immigrant is Asian or White? When Vietnamese immigrants are compared to East European immigrants, Vietnamese men earn 7-9% less than comparable East European men, with more discrimination among the less educated, and in the larger Vietnamese population centers like California. Vietnamese women earn as much as comparable East European women. Vietnamese immigrants, male and female, are much less likely to hold managerial and supervisory positions than comparable East European immigrants.

  3. Labor Contract Law Vs. Employment

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    Qin Liang; Wang Ting

    2009-01-01

    @@ In Oct 2005, an IT company in Beijing signed one-year labor contracts with several employees, and they renewed the contracts in Oct 2006. When the contracts came to the end in Oct 2007, the company rejected to renew the contracts, but asked the employees to contract with an as-sociated company. The employees rejected this, but the practical labor relationship continued. Meanwhile, the company was in arrears of em-ployees' salaries, and didn't make full pay of the mandatory social insurance forced by national laws, even peculated the housing fund withheld from employees' salaries.

  4. EUROPA – UN LABORATOR AL COMUNICĂRII INTERCULTURALE

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    Grigore GEORGIU

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available The debates regarding the future of Europe have been recently focusingmore and more on topics such as European identity and cultural dimension of integration.Along the centuries, Europe has been a space where different cultures co-existed, but also aprivileged environment for intercultural communication. The European Union can become aviable entity if it succeeds in building, in time, a joint cultural space, able to strengthen the“community feeling” of citizens in the member states.

  5. Desigualdades en el mercado laboral : el colectivo de personas ex reclusas y su inserción en el mercado laboral

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    Martínez Cívico, Laura

    2013-01-01

    El acceso al mercado laboral no es igual para todos ni ofrece las mismas oportunidades. Existen ciertos colectivos de la sociedad que presentan grandes dificultades de acceso debido en parte a estigmas o prejuicios asociados a ellos por la sociedad. El colectivo de personas ex reclusas es uno de ellos. Existen multitud de factores tanto a nivel individual como social que inciden en la posterior reinserción laboral de este colectivo, que ponen de relieve la necesaria existencia de mecanismos d...

  6. Is China Short of Labor?

    Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English)

    2007-01-01

    Most people believe the last thing China is lacking is labor. However, while extensive human resources remain untapped, many working-age employees are being laid-off and a large number of college graduates are having difficulty finding jobs. Some experts

  7. BUREAU OF MIGRANT LABOR REPORT.

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    YERSAK, CHARLES G.

    A GRADUAL REDUCTION IN MIGRANT LABOR HAS OCCURRED IN NEW JERSEY BECAUSE OF MECHANIZATION AND URBANIZATION. THIS REDUCTION IS REFLECTED IN FEWER ACTIVE CAMPS THAT HOUSE WORKERS. THE TREND IS AWAY FROM THE USE OF FRAME BUILDINGS AND NEW CAMPS BEING BUILT ARE CONSTRUCTED OF CINDER BLOCK. THE MIGRANT FORCE IS LARGELY COMPOSED OF NEGROES FROM THE SOUTH…

  8. El principio de la consonancia en el procedimiento laboral

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    Armando Mario Rojas Chávez

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Con la reforma al procedimiento laboral contenida en la Ley 712 de 2001 se introdujo el principio de la consonancia, que indica que el juez laboral de segunda instancia al resolver el recurso de apelación sólo debe limitarse a las materias objeto del recurso. Este principio restringe la aplicación del contenido del principio constitucional sobre la irrenunciabilidad de los m{nimos de derechos y garant(as consagrados a favor del trabajador. Esta situación plantea un conflicto normativo de una disposición de origen legal y una norma constitucional. En sentencia C- 968 de 2003 -

  9. The political economy of child labor

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    Maffei, Alessandro

    2005-01-01

    The phenomenon of child labor is widespread in developing countries and emotionally discussed in the media and public. At present there is a well-developed and fast growing economic literature on child labor which covers the various aspects of child labor. In the first part of the thesis we give a survey about the facts, the institutions and the economic literature dealing with child labor. The economic theory of child labor can be roughly subdivided into the economic theory of child labor i...

  10. Competencias y formación universitaria del documentalista en el Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES: estudio de su adecuación al entorno laboral Competences and University training of Documentalists in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA: study of adequacy to the job environment

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    Carlos Oliva Marañón

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Las competencias del documentalista se han transformado con la implantación del Grado en Información y Documentación adaptado al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES. Los objetivos de esta investigación son analizar tanto las ofertas de empleo existentes para el área de Biblioteconomía y Documentación en el ámbito público y en la empresa privada, como los planes de estudios del Grado en Información y Documentación de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid y de la Universidad de Sheffield (Reino Unido para verificar si se adecuan a las demandas de los empleadores. Se ha consultado la lista de distribución Infodoc, el Diario Oficial de la Unión Europea y las páginas Web de las Universidades citadas. Se confirma tanto la escasa adecuación entre los contenidos académicos de la titulación y las demandas de empleo en el ámbito público, como un desconocimiento de la titulación por parte de los empresarios. Se aportan algunas propuestas para mejorar la titulación de Grado en Información y Documentación con el objetivo de que los titulados se incorporen al mercado laboral con las máximas garantías.The competences of the Documentalist have undergone change with the introduction and adaptation of the Degree in Information and Documentation to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA. The aims of this research are to analyze the existing Librarianship and Documentation employment market in both the public and private sectors, and to assess the course of studies Degree in Information and Documentation offered by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Sheffield University meet the needs of employers. This research reviews the distribution list of Infodoc, the Official Diary of the European Union and the Web pages of the aforementioned Universities, confirming general inadequacy between the academic contents of these degree programs and the job requirement of the public sector. Moreover, employers appear to be completely

  11. Why Should We Care About Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

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    Beegle, Kathleen; Dehejia, Rajeev; Gatti, Roberta

    2005-01-01

    Although there is extensive literature on the determinants of child labor and many initiatives aimed at combating it, there is limited evidence on the consequences of child labor on socioeconomic outcomes such as education, wages, and health. The authors evaluate the causal effect of child labor participation on these outcomes using panel data from Vietnam and an instrumental variables strategy. Five years subsequent to the child labor experience, they find significant negative effects on sch...

  12. Metamorfosis laboral y reciclaje Metamorfose laboral e reciclagem Labor metamorphosis and recycling

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    Alejandro Mariatti

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo es producto de una investigación sobre el llamado "mundo del trabajo" y sus transformaciones a nivel mundial en los últimos treinta años, con énfasis en los cambios significativos ocurridos en Uruguay. La investigación fue realizada entre los años 2003 y 2004, como Tesina de graduación de Licenciatura en Trabajo Social de la Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay. El objetivo fue, conocer bibliografica y teoricamente la situación del empleo en Uruguay y de la precarización como forma de sostener la tasa de lucro del Capital. La metodología fue basicamente de análisis teórico. Sin embargo, el autor trabajó tres años como asistente social en el asentamiento al que se hace referencia en este artículo, lo cual permitió tener un conocimiento mas real de la situación que se describe teoricamente. Como conclusiones primarias, se puede decir que un desempleo estructural motor del pauperismo actual - singularizado entre otros por los clasificadores de residuos o "buscadores del cartón"- presenta características que lo hacen funcional con la reducción de costos que lo generó, cerrando entonces un circuito donde el capital vuelve precarias las relaciones laborales y las mantiene en tanto le permiten sostener y aumentar la tasa de lucro.O presente artigo é produto de uma pesquisa sobre o chamado "mundo do trabalho" e as suas transformações no nível mundial nos últimos trinta anos, com énfase nas mudanças significativas acontecidas no Urugai. A pesquisa foi realizada entre os anos 2003 e 2004 como Trabalho de Conclusão da Licenciatura em Serviço Social na Universidad de la República, Uruguai. O objetivo foi conhecer, numa perspectiva bibliográfica e teórica, a situação do emprego no Uruguai e a precarização como forma de sustentar a taxa de lucro do Capital. A metodología utilizada foi básicamente de análise teórica. Não obstante, o autor trabalhou três anos como assistente social no assentamento

  13. Failed labor induction: toward an objective diagnosis.

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    Rouse, Dwight J

    2011-02-01

    To evaluate maternal and perinatal outcomes in women undergoing labor induction with an unfavorable cervix according to duration of oxytocin administration in the latent phase of labor after ruptured membranes.

  14. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & birth Postpartum care ... between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & birth Postpartum care ...

  15. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... Pregnancy Before or between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & ... Pregnancy Before or between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & ...

  16. Maritime Policy and the Seafaring Labor Market

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    Lobrigo, Enrico; Pawlik, Thomas

    2015-01-01

    be shaped by specific maritime labor policies. The seafaring labor market in the Philippines, Poland, Germany, and Brazil as well as the general maritime labor policies in these countries is discussed. The focus on these countries leads to a comparative observation of maritime labor as a factor......The reports highlighting the foreseen lack of merchant marine officers for the expanding world’s fleet calls for a review in evaluating the impact of maritime policy in the seafaring labor market. This paper aims to clarify the particular characteristics of the seafaring labor market and how it can...... of production in an exporting market, in an importing market, and in a closed market, respectively, as shaped by various relevant maritime policies. Since a global policy that can regulate the maritime labor market does not exist, the trend on maritime labor supply is dynamic on a per country basis wherein crew...

  17. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... labor & premature birth The newborn intensive care unit (NICU) Birth defects & other health conditions Loss & grief Tools & ... labor & premature birth The newborn intensive care unit (NICU) Birth defects & other health conditions Loss & grief Tools & ...

  18. Performance Related Pay and Labor Productivity

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    Gielen, A. C.; Kerkhofs, M.J.M.; van Ours, J.C.

    2006-01-01

    This paper uses information from a panel of Dutch firms to investigate the labor productivity effects of performance related pay (PRP). We find that PRP increases labor productivity at the firm level with about 9% and employment with about 5%.

  19. Performance Related Pay and Labor Productivity

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    Gielen, A. C.; Kerkhofs, M.J.M.; van Ours, J.C.

    2006-01-01

    This paper uses information from a panel of Dutch firms to investigate the labor productivity effects of performance related pay (PRP).We find that PRP increases labor productivity at the firm level with about 9%.

  20. Talent, Labor Quality and Economic Development

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    German Cubas; Ravikumar, B.; Gustavo Ventura

    2012-01-01

    We develop a quantitative theory of labor quality based on the division of the labor force between unskilled and skilled workers, and investments in the quality of skilled labor. We use the theory to quantify the importance labor quality and Total Factor Productivity for cross-country income differences. A central ingredient in our analysis is the observed achievement levels (talent) constructed from PISA scores in a sample of 59 countries. Our findings imply that the cross-country difference...

  1. Labor Market Segmentation Theory: Reconsidering the Evidence

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    Dickens, William T.; Kevin Lang

    1992-01-01

    We argue that Labor Market Segmentation theory is a good alternative to standard views of the labor market. Since it is sometimes argued that labor market segmentation theory is untestable, we first consider the uses of theory and the attributes of a good theory. We then argue that labor market segmentation has these attributes. It is internally consistent and is based on plausible assumptions about behavior and technology. More significantly, many of the predictions of the theory have been t...

  2. Solar Installation Labor Market Analysis

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    Friedman, B.; Jordan, P.; Carrese, J.

    2011-12-01

    The potential economic benefits of the growing renewable energy sector have led to increased federal, state, and local investments in solar industries, including federal grants for expanded workforce training for U.S. solar installers. However, there remain gaps in the data required to understand the size and composition of the workforce needed to meet the demand for solar power. Through primary research on the U.S. solar installation employer base, this report seeks to address that gap, improving policymakers and other solar stakeholders understanding of both the evolving needs of these employers and the economic opportunity associated with solar market development. Included are labor market data covering current U.S. employment, expected industry growth, and employer skill preferences for solar installation-related occupations. This study offers an in-depth look at the solar installation sectors. A study published by the Solar Foundation in October 2011 provides a census of labor data across the entire solar value chain.

  3. Labor Unions and Asset Prices

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    Busato, Francesco; Addessi, William

    The paper investigates the nexus between labor and financial markets, focusing on the interaction between labor union behavior in setting wages, firms' investment strategy and asset prices. The way unions set wage claims after observing firm's financial performance increases the volatility of firms......' returns and the riskiness of corporate ownership. To remunerate this higher volatility and stronger risk, firms' equities have to grant high return. This mechanism is able to offer an explanation of for the "equity puzzle", that is it can explain the difference between equity returns and the risk free...... rate. It is a welcome result that the simulated excess return is about the empirical estimate and this result is obtained with a logarithmic specification of the shareholders preferences....

  4. Language and Labor Market Success

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    Isphording, Ingo E.

    2014-01-01

    This article summarizes three different strands of the literature that address the labor market effects of language-related human capital. (1) A general importance is demonstrated in the empirical evidence on earnings and employment effects of literacy as the ability to productively use written information. Significant effects are found for developed and developing countries, leading on an aggregated macro level to a positive relationship between literacy and economic development. (2) The ong...

  5. Beauty and the Labor Market

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    Hamermesh, Daniel S.; Biddle, Jeff E.

    1993-01-01

    We develop a theory of sorting across occupations based on looks and derive its implications for testing for the source of earnings differentials related to looks. These differentials are examined using the 1977 Quality of Employment, the 1971 Quality of American Life, and the 1981 Canadian Quality of Life surveys, all of which contain interviewers' ratings of the respondents' physical appearance. Holding constant demographic and labor-market characteristics, plain people earn less than peopl...

  6. The Chilean Teacher Labor Market

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    Rivero, Maria del Rosario

    2013-01-01

    In Chile, as many other countries, understanding how high-qualified teachers are distributed across schools and which are the relationships that may lead to teachers' potential sorting are key aspect of the teacher labor market and it is central to addressing student achievement gaps. The first paper uses rich new data on all elementary public school teachers in Chile to describe the variation in average teacher attributes across schools, characterize this variation by school and students cha...

  7. An End to Forced Labor

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    2008-01-01

    China is working on an improved drug rehabilitation regulation that drops work as a form of treatment China is going to release a new regulation soon to give detail to the rules for forced-and-isolated rehab treatment,a new measure replac- ing forced drug treatment through labor, according to an official with the China Narcotics Control Foundation(CNCF). Chen Xingyou,Secretary General of the

  8. Inequality and Labor Market Institutions

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    Florence Jaumotte; Carolina Osorio

    2015-01-01

    The SDN examines the role of labor market institutions in the rise of income inequality in advanced economies, alongside other determinants. The evidence strongly indicates that de-unionization is associated with rising top earners’ income shares and less redistribution, while eroding minimum wages are related to increases in overall income inequality. The results, however, also suggest that a lack of representativeness of unions may be associated with higher inequality. These findings do n...

  9. Labor Unions, Globalization, and Mercantilism

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    Grieben , Wolf-Heimo; Sener, Fuat

    2009-01-01

    We analyze the growth and welfare effects of globalization in a dynamic Schumpeterian North-South product-cycle model. Economic growth is driven by R&D activities of Northern entrepreneurs. Top Northern production technologies are imitated by the South. In the North, there is wage bargaining between a labor union and firms, and a minimum wage rate exists. Unilateral Northern trade liberalization reduces the rate of innovation, increases Northern unemployment, and reduces both Northern and Sou...

  10. Intersectoral labor mobility and deforestation in Ghana

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    Owusu, V.; Yerfi Fosu, K.; Burger, C.P.J.

    2012-01-01

    This paper quantifies the effects of the determinants of intersectoral labor mobility and the effect of intersectoral labor mobility on deforestation in Ghana over the period 1970–2008. A cointegration and error correction modeling approach is employed. The empirical results show that labor mobility

  11. Age-specific labor market dynamics

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    Gielen, A. C.

    2008-01-01

    One important finding concerns the fact that job separations for older workers constitute mostly a one-way exit out of the labor force, despite the fact that an ageing society calls for an active labor market participation from us all. Also, the allocation of labor for younger workers has shown to b

  12. 23 CFR 140.906 - Labor costs.

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    2010-04-01

    ... Railroad Work § 140.906 Labor costs. (a) General. (1) Salaries and wages, at actual or average rates, and... engineering, construction engineering, right-of-way, and force account construction. (2) Salaries and expenses... may be reimbursed. (b) Labor surcharges. (1) Labor surcharges include worker compensation...

  13. Estresse ocupacional: avaliação de enfermeiros intensivistas que atuam no período noturno Estrés laboral: evaluación de enfermeros intensivistas que trabajan en el periodo nocturno Occupational stress: evaluation of intensive care nurses who work at nighttime

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    Gelena Lucinéia Gomes da Silva Versa

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Estudo descritivo, transversal, que teve como objetivo avaliar o nível de estresse de enfermeiros intensivistas do período noturno. Aplicou-se a Escala Bianchi de Stress em 26 (100% enfermeiros de cinco hospitais. Na análise dos dados, utilizou-se o teste Qui-quadrado de Pearson e constatou-se que o estresse entre enfermeiros da instituição pública (3,36 pontos e privada (3,02 pontos se classificou em nível mediano e que não houve relevância estatística (p=0,90 à sua ocorrência, conforme o tipo de instituição. Os domínios que mais contribuíram ao acontecimento de estresse foram: condições de trabalho (labor noturno, setor crítico e fechado, gravidade do paciente e atividades gerenciais associadas à assistência direta. Concluiu-se que o ambiente laboral se associou positivamente ao estresse em enfermeiros do turno noturno e que o seu aparecimento e efeitos podem ser minimizados por meio de melhorias na estrutura e na organização dos locais onde atuam.Estudio descriptivo, transversal, tuvo como objetivo evaluar el nivel de estrés de los enfermeros intensivistas, del período nocturno. Se aplicó escala de estrés Bianchi en 26 (100% enfermeros de cinco hospitales. Para análisis de datos, se utilizó el Chi-cuadrado de Pearson y resultó: estrés entre enfermeros de institución pública (3,36 puntos y privada (3,02 puntos se clasificó a nivel medio y no hubo significación estadística (p = 0,90 para el estrés en función del tipo de institución. Las áreas que más contribuyeron al acontecimiento de estrés fueron: condiciones de trabajo (nocturno, sector crítico y cerrado; gravedad del paciente; actividades de gestión asociadas a la atención. Se concluyó que el lugar de trabajo se asoció positivamente al estrés en los enfermeros que trabajan en el período nocturno y que, su aparición y efectos pueden ser minimizados por medio de mejoras en la estructura y organización de los locales donde act

  14. Enfermedad laboral relacionada a trastornos del sueño por alteración del ritmo circadiano (tsrc. a propósito de un caso

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    Jorge Bermúdez

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: Los ritmos biológicos se ajustan a ciclos ambientales como la luz y la oscuridad, la mayoría de estos ritmos se mantienen con un caracter circadiano. El hecho de haberse adaptado a un planeta con características periódicas tan marcadas seguramente imprimió en el genoma de los organismos mas primitivos mecanismos cronobiológicos tan exitosos que se han mantenido hasta nuestros días. La desincronizacion del ritmo de sueño-vigilia que sucede en los trabajadores nocturnos y en turnos, puede provocarles diversas alteraciones: del sueño con excesiva somnolencia diurna, biológicas a nivel celular y molecular, cambios en la actividad cerebral, alteraciones funcionales y del metabolismo de lípidos y carbohidratos, cambios en la resistencia a la insulina, cambios hormonales-endocrinos, etc Objetivo: Presentar un caso clinico poco frecuente en la literatura médica de enfermedad laboral por TSRC. Caso clínico. Se trata de un paciente de 34 años de edad con trastorno del ritmo circadiano en el trabajador de turnos que desencadenaba episodios de migraña y focos de isquemia cerebral. Resultado: Recibió tratamiento para su trastorno del sueño y tratamiento antimigrañoso, la evolución a lo largo de cinco años de seguimiento, mostró normalización de los patrones de sueño, las crisis de migraña disminuyeron progresivamente en intensidad y frecuencia hasta su total desaparición. La resonancia magnética (RM mostraba las secuelas estables con reducción del área isquémica Conclusiones: La bibliografía destaca la relación entre trastornos del ritmo circadiano del sueño, migraña y enfermedad cerebrovascular. El tratamiento del trastorno subyacente del sueño mejora las cefaleas, por lo cual resulta recomendable la vigilancia de aquellos trabajadores con ritmo rotatorio de trabajo o trabajo nocturno con alteraciones del sueño cuando se asocia con migraña, pues la aplicación precoz de tratamiento puede evitar secuelas

  15. Declining Teen Labor Force Participation. Issues in Labor Statistics. Summary 02-06.

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    Kirkland, Katie

    Although the proportion of teenagers in the labor force generally increases during economic expansions, the labor force participation rate for 16- to 19-year-olds changed very little during the exceptional labor market conditions of the mid-1990s. In July 2000, the labor force participation rate for teens was at its lowest level since 1965.…

  16. EPISSEMIÓTICA: ENTORNO, CONTORNO E TURNO

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    Ana Cristina Fricke Matte

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available This work aims to establish some principles based on the epistemology that supports the greimasian semiotic theory in order to facilitate its interdisciplinary with other theories in any field of knowledge. This is not an exhaustive approach on epistemological issues of greatest importance to Greimas semiotics, but discussion of those points which, in our interdisciplinary approaches, proved to be crucial for a good relationship between the disciplines involved. Thus, we define here as questions: what is the minimum unit of analysis for the greimasian semiotics? How does semiotics see the relationship between text and context? And what is the possible relationship between the ontological body and the language body?

  17. Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analgesic

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    Rashmi Patil; Vivek Rayadurg

    2016-01-01

    We read with interest the article and ldquo;Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analgesic and rdquo; by Mohan H et al published in November - December 2015, volume 4 issue 6 of International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology.1 As we read it, we realized that the article is quite similar to another article and ldquo;Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analge...

  18. La reinserción social y laboral de la población reclusa

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    Miguel Rascón, Marta de

    2014-01-01

    El interés de este trabajo está centrado en el tema de la reinserción social y laboral la población reclusa, partiendo de bases teóricas y legislativas. Encontramos una serie de aspectos que influyen de manera positiva o negativa en la reinserción social y laboral de este colectivo. Hay que destacar la labor que se hace tanto dentro como fuera de prisión con los programas y las actividades para la reinserción. Las condiciones que rodean al recluso cuando deja la prisión son muy...

  19. Validity and efficacy of the labor contract

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    Jorge Toyama

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The validity and efficacy of the labor contract as well as cases of nullity and defeasibility import an analysis of scopes of the supplementary application of Civil Code taking into account the peculiarities of Labor Law. Labor contract, while legal business has as regulatory framework to the regulations of Civil Code but it is necessary to determine, in each case, whether to apply fully this normative body, or modulate its supplemental application, or simply conclude that it doesn’t result compatible its regulation due to the special nature of labor relations. Specifically, this issue will be analyzed from cases of nullity and defeasibility of the labor contract.

  20. The meaning given by the healthcare professional to labor and humanizing delivery El significado dado por el profesional de salud al trabajo de parto y parto humanizado O significado dado pelo profissional de saúde para trabalho de parto e parto humanizado

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    Alessandra dos Santos Mabuchi

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To understand the meaning the healthcare professional in charge of the woman in childbirth gives to labor and humanizing delivery. METHODS: This is a qualitative research with a phenomenological perspective. Seven physicians and four nurses working at the obstetric center of a public hospital in the city of São Paulo were interviewed. RESULTS: After data analysis, two subthemes emerged: Understanding labor and humanizing delivery as a group of differentiated healthcare and behavioral measures, and Identifying failures in the search for healthcare humanization. CONCLUSION: The study showed that there are still disagreements regarding what is understood as humanizing delivery and what is done in practice. Humanization remains a government policy that is far from efficient, not only because of infrastructural deficits or financial shortages, but because of a lack of contact with the theme, resulting in healthcare that is not individualized or human.OBJETIVO: Comprender el significado que el profesional de salud que atiende a la parturienta, da al trabajo de parto y parto humanizado. MÉTODOS: Se trata de uma investigación cualitativa con perspectiva fenomenológica. Fueron entrevistados siete médicos y cuatro enfermeras que trabajaban en el Centro Obstétrico de un hospital público del Municipio de Sao Paulo. RESULTADOS: Después del análisis de los datos emergieron dos subtemas: Comprendiendo el trabajo de parto y parto humanizado como un conjunto de medidas asistenciales y de comportamiento diferenciado, e Identificando fallas en la búsqueda de la humanización de la asistencia, los cuales al ser sintetizados dieron origen al fenómeno mayor de la experiencia de los sujetos: Vivenciando la desarmonía entre teoría y práctica en la búsqueda de la humanización de la asistencia. CONCLUSIÓN: En el estudio se evidenció que aun hay discordancia referente a lo que se entiende por parto humanizado y lo que se realiza en la pr

  1. Solidarity Action in Global Labor Networks

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    Wad, Peter

    2014-01-01

    reorganize from national unions and industrial relations institutions into global labor networks that allow prolabor improvement in global workplaces? b) How and why has labor in a globalized economy secured the core International Labor Organization (ILO) international labor right to organize companies...... and cross-border relocations of corporate employment affecting working conditions of employees and trade unions in local places. We assume that economic globalization is characterized by expanding global corporate network of vertically and horizontally integrated (equity-based) and disintegrated (nonequity......-based) value chains. We also assume that globalization can both impede and enable labor empowerment. Based on these premises the key question is, how can labor leverage effective power against management in global corporate networks? This question is split into two subquestions: a) How can labor theoretically...

  2. Issues for Labor Law and Changes in Corporate Organization (Japanese)

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    Shimada, Yoichi

    2008-01-01

    For labor law scholars studying law concerning labor relations, an important issue is to elucidate the organic relationship between labor relations within companies and the labor market, and to indicate what could be the optimum system of law for each. Hitherto, however, labor relations have basically been confined within individual companies, leaving very little room for the labor market to function, and consequently labor law has not had a great interest in the labor market. In the current ...

  3. Labor report 1997-1998

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    In agreement with the disposition in the 93 rd Article of the Mexican United States Constitution Policy, the National Institute for Nuclear Research, which is directed as decentralized public organization of the Federal Government presents its labor report corresponding to the period 1997-1998. The Institution purpose is to perform research and development in the nuclear sciences and technology fields, as well as to promote the peaceful uses of the nuclear energy and divulging the advances reached for entailing them to the economic, social, scientific and technological development of the country. (Author)

  4. Medio laboral y salud mental.

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    Alberto Fernández Liria

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Se revisan las formas predominantes de experimentar el trabajo y el medio laboral en el mundo occidental desde la revolución industrial analizando el surgimiento de diferentes funciones, como: medio de subsistencia, generador de derechos, jerarquizador en el entramado social, fuente de significado personal y entorno privilegiado de relaciones interpersonales significativas. Se discute el papel que la actividad productiva puede tener en el sistema de significados que configura a los individuos como miembros de una sociedad concreta, y, por tanto, en su salud mental. En base a ello se discute el papel del sistema de atención la salud mental en este terreno.

  5. Indeterminacy and labor augmenting externalities

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    Poulsen, Odile; Goenka, Aditya

    2002-01-01

    In this two-sector discrete time model of endogenous economic growth intersectoral effects are assumed to be "labor augmenting" We derive necessary and sufficient conditions for local indeterminacy and multiplicity of the balanced growth path in terms of factor intensities in both sectors....... The balanced growth path is unique if the consumption good sector is more capital intensive. However, it can be indeterminate. When the investment good sector is more capital intensive a sufficient condition for indeterminacy is that there exists at least three balanced growth paths....

  6. Tratamento de um problema de escalonamento considerando datas de entrega, turnos de produção e trocas de ferramentas via Busca Tabu Scheduling problem treatment considering due dates, production turns and toll switching constraints using Tabu Search

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    Antonio Gabriel Rodrigues

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Neste trabalho é abordado o Problema de Escalonamento em um Job Shop aplicado a um Sistema de Manufatura Flexível (SMF, sendo consideradas restrições de datas de entrega, turnos de produção e trocas de ferramentas. O SMF considerado é composto de uma máquina versátil, um sistema de transporte e manuseio de materiais e um sistema computacional. O problema é representado por uma função objetivo f, na qual é possível definir três políticas de minimização: (i tempo de atraso, (ii tempo de parada para a troca de ferramentas e (iii tempo de trocas de ferramentas. A aplicação das políticas é feita pela definição de pesos às variáveis de decisão de f. A busca pelo escalonamento que minimiza f é feita utilizando a técnica de Busca Tabu (BT. Foram realizados experimentos onde é observado o impacto de cinco regras de geração de soluções iniciais no desempenho da Busca Tabu. Também foram realizados experimentos nos quais se verifica o comportamento da busca frente à escolha das políticas de minimização. Nestes experimentos notou-se o conflito entre a política de minimização de atraso e as de minimização de trocas de ferramentas e de paradas para trocas de ferramentas. O aumento dos parâmetros da BT, nbmax (número máximo de iterações sem encontrar melhora no resultado global da busca e tamanho da Lista Tabu, melhora o desempenho da busca para encontrar melhores resultados na minimização do atraso.In this paper is studied the Job Shop Scheduling Problem applied to a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS environment, considering due dates, production turns and tool switching constraints. The FMS is composed by a versatile machine, a system for transport, handling and storage of materials and a computational system. This problem is represented through an objective function f, in which is possible to define three minimization policies: (i tardiness time, (ii stop time and (iii switching tools time. The

  7. SOCIO-LABOR-PROFESSIONAL DYNAMICS OF BLENDED LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION / DINÁMICA SOCIO-LABORAL-PROFESIONAL DE LA SEMIPRESENCIALIDAD EN LA UNIVERSIDAD

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    Pura de la Caridad Rey Rivas

    2014-01-01

    , condicionan la lógica formativa de la semipresencialidad desde su especificidad socio-profesional como célula dinamizadora de la praxis profesional en contextos de actuación laboral, lo que le permitirá al estudiante una actuación más eficiente durante su práctica laboral, así como un exitoso desempeño una vez egresado.

  8. A global perspective on foreign contract labor.

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    Smart, J E; Casco, R R

    1988-01-01

    This paper provides a general overview on foreign contract labor. The growth in the use of foreign contract labor is described with reference to other types of international labor movements such as 1) illegal, undocumented, or irregular migration; 2) free migration; and 3) permanent settlement migration. Within this general context, the various national advantages and disadvantages of contract labor are outlined. Particular issues like the role of trade unions and the likely future international labor circulation are noted. The 1984 World Labour Report estimates a global stock of almost 22 million foreign workers. Despite lack of reliable data, the size of irregular labor flows is considerable. More than 4 million undocumented workers, primarily Mexicans, can be found in the US alone. Other major flows of illegal labor go from China to Hong Kong, Malaysia to Singapore, Columbia to Venezuela, and poor Arab countries to oil-exporting countries in the Middle East. Laws are often poorly enforced and contradictory. Employers often actively recruit illegal migrants. While permanent migration was formerly the primary source of foreign workers, the numbers migrating in this manner are decreasing significantly. In absolute terms, host countries gain considerably more through the use of contract labor than sending countries. The pervasive commitment of national governments to economic growth is a prime consideration in the decision to import foreign labor. In general, trade unions have created an environment wherein the use of foreign labor in the formal as opposed to the informal labor market is more difficult. The disadvantages of labor export include the costs of family separation, worker exploitation, and cultural alienation. Remittances constitute the most tangible return of labor export. In many countries they have made a very considerable impact on the balance of payments deficit.

  9. A global perspective on foreign contract labor.

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    Smart, J E; Casco, R R

    1988-01-01

    This paper provides a general overview on foreign contract labor. The growth in the use of foreign contract labor is described with reference to other types of international labor movements such as 1) illegal, undocumented, or irregular migration; 2) free migration; and 3) permanent settlement migration. Within this general context, the various national advantages and disadvantages of contract labor are outlined. Particular issues like the role of trade unions and the likely future international labor circulation are noted. The 1984 World Labour Report estimates a global stock of almost 22 million foreign workers. Despite lack of reliable data, the size of irregular labor flows is considerable. More than 4 million undocumented workers, primarily Mexicans, can be found in the US alone. Other major flows of illegal labor go from China to Hong Kong, Malaysia to Singapore, Columbia to Venezuela, and poor Arab countries to oil-exporting countries in the Middle East. Laws are often poorly enforced and contradictory. Employers often actively recruit illegal migrants. While permanent migration was formerly the primary source of foreign workers, the numbers migrating in this manner are decreasing significantly. In absolute terms, host countries gain considerably more through the use of contract labor than sending countries. The pervasive commitment of national governments to economic growth is a prime consideration in the decision to import foreign labor. In general, trade unions have created an environment wherein the use of foreign labor in the formal as opposed to the informal labor market is more difficult. The disadvantages of labor export include the costs of family separation, worker exploitation, and cultural alienation. Remittances constitute the most tangible return of labor export. In many countries they have made a very considerable impact on the balance of payments deficit. PMID:12281042

  10. El estrés laboral: una realidad actual

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    Carlos Anuar Gómez Hernández

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available El estrés laboral es un factor psicosocial relacionado con el medio ambiente en el que el individuo se relaciona, es parte de los estímulos que actúan sobre el organismo y que generan una respuesta fisiológica o psicológica. Esta reacción puede ser positiva o negativa de acuerdo con el tipo de estímulo, la reacción y la personalidad de cada individuo. Puede traer consecuencias en la salud, incluso, trastornos cardiovasculares y bajo peso al nacer, entre otros. Las nuevas demandas del medio laboral actual amenazan, por tanto, la salud física y mental de los trabajadores, por lo que deben tomarse en cuenta como causas de enfermedad y abordarse mediante la mejora de las habilidades personales y laborales ante eventos que pueden ser fuentes de estrés.

  11. Labor potential: enhancing its development

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    O.P. Melnichuk

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available This publication presents the views of the author about the need to expand research of labor potential, estimation of quantitative indicators and qualitative characteristics at the individual, regional levels and the state as a whole to develop the mechanisms of its development. The existing methods of labour potential assessment are mainly based on the probable approach taking into account external and internal factors. In the case of assessment of labour potential of a single enterprise for the most suitable for this production method the mechanisms of its development can be worked out. However, for the state under a certain depreciation of the resource, property, financial and other potentials, aggressive manifestations of the crisis phenomena, processes etc. to resolve urgent is the problem of enhancing the development of qualitative characteristics of labor potential at all its levels. In this context it is important to exploit the potential of domestic education and science which now continue to be reformed for the sake of achieving European standards, using the advanced experience of other countries. Every means of legal, financial, managerial, and organizational impact should be used for this.

  12. El acoso o «mobbing» laboral

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    Armando Mario Rojas Chávez

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Es inevitable que en el desarrollo de la relación laboral el trabajador se encuentre expuesto a actos provenientes de sus compañeros de trabajo, superiores, inclusive del personal bajo su dirección, que afecten su estado emocional. Con el propósito de evitar la proliferación de esa práctica dentro de las relaciones de trabajo, el legislador ha empeñado sus esfuerzos en proteger al trabajador acosado; igualmente la Corte Constitucional, en defensa de los derechos fundamentales del trabajador, ha desarrollado una línea jurisprudencial al respecto. El objeto de este artículo es conocer los alcances de las disposiciones legales y de los pronunciamientos judiciales sobre la protección del trabajador acosado en el trabajo y las sanciones dirigidas al acosador.

  13. 75 FR 11512 - Consultative Group to Eliminate the Use of Child Labor and Forced Labor in Imported Agricultural...

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    2010-03-11

    ... Foreign Agricultural Service Consultative Group to Eliminate the Use of Child Labor and Forced Labor in... public meeting of the Consultative Group to Eliminate the Use of Child Labor and Forced Labor in Imported... forced labor or child labor. The notice sets forth the process for requesting to appear at the...

  14. La gestión de recursos humanos y el desempeño laboral

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    Latorre Navarro, María Felisa

    2011-01-01

    Las organizaciones se adaptan al entorno mediante las estrategias y políticas empresariales. La gestión de la fuerza laboral es clave a la hora de adaptarse a las demandas del entorno y esto puede llevar en muchas ocasiones al éxito o el fracaso de la empresa. La gestión de la fuerza laboral se realiza mediante el sistema de gestión de recursos humanos (RRHH). Fisher (1989) subdivide el sistema de gestión de RRHH en macro recursos humanos y micro recursos humanos. Los macro RRH...

  15. y migración laboral

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    Joaquín Peña Piña

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available A través de un análisis histórico se revisa el caso de una comunidad indígena mam de la región Sierra-Soconusco del estado de Chiapas, México. En esa región, la economía agrícola regional vinculada al café ha mantenido una relación permanente con la migración laboral a las fincas cafetaleras, lo que ha contribuido a conformar un escenario desigual del desarrollo regional. En este artículo se analiza cómo el proceso de cambio social mediado por la producción de café, la migración extrarregional y las acciones de obra pública han repercutido en la capitalización de los grupos domésticos y la comunidad, así como en la situación de las mujeres

  16. Migrant Labor, Unemployment and Optimal Growth

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    Ioana Viasu

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available One of the arguments against migrant labor is that it has negative ef- fect on the employment of domestic labor. The question is now if the immigration has also negative effects on the other variables of the econ- omy. To examine these effects we develop an optimal growth model with migration and unemployment and then we analyze these effects, restricting our analysis to the steady state. We introduce a simplify- ing hypothesis concerning the skill level of human capital. We assume that the average skill level of domestic employed labor differs from the average skill level of migrant labor, but the two kinds of labor grow at the same constant rate. We prove that the immigration process could have both positive and negative effects on consumption, human capital and physical capital, depending on the skill level of the migrant labor. The numerical simulations confirm our theoretical results.

  17. Segregation and Labor Discrimination in Cities

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    Gannon, Frédéric; Zenou, Yves

    1997-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to analyze segregation and labor discrimination in a monocentric city. We first show that, if some categories are systematically discriminated in the labor market (such as blacks, young people, long-rum unemployed...), they will also be spatially segregated at the vicinity of the CBD. Second, we perform comparative statics to examine how urban configuration is modified in equilibrium by changes in labor market characteristics. Finally, we contemplate two policies that...

  18. Incomplete markets, labor supply and capital accumulation

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    Marcet, Albert; Obiols-Homs, Francesc; Weil, Peil

    2007-01-01

    Endogenous labor supply decisions are introduced in an equilibrium model of limited insurance against idiosyncratic shocks. Unlike in the standard case with exogenous labor (e.g. [Aiyagari, S.R., 1994. Uninsured idiosyncratic risk and aggregate saving. Quarterly Journal of Economics 109, 659-684; Huggett, M., 1997. The one-sector growth model with idiosyncratic shocks: steady states and dynamics. Journal of Monetary Economics 39, 385-403]), labor supply is likely to be lower than under comple...

  19. Incomplete Markets, Labor Supply and Capital Accumulation

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    Albert Marcet; Francesc Obiols-Homs; Philippe Weil

    2007-01-01

    Endogenous labor supply decisions are introduced in an equilibrium model of limited insurance against idiosyncratic shocks. Unlike in the standard case with exogenous labor (e.g. [Aiyagari, S.R., 1994. Uninsured idiosyncratic risk and aggregate saving. Quarterly Journal of Economics 109, 659–684; Huggett, M., 1997. The one-sector growth model with idiosyncratic shocks: steady states and dynamics. Journal of Monetary Economics 39, 385–403]), labor supply is likely to be lower than under comple...

  20. Labor Market Segmentation, Wage Dispersion and Unemployment

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    Kevin Lang; Dickens, William T.

    1992-01-01

    This paper briefly reviews the empirical evidence on labor market segmentation and presents some new results on the similarity of the pattern of segmentation across 66 different countries. The paper goes on to consider how unemployment might be understood in a labor market segmentation framework. Existing models of unemployment in a dual labor market suggest that unemployment should be concentrated among those who are ultimately employed in high wage jobs. In fact, unemployment seems to be co...

  1. Climatic Conditions, Cultural Diversity, and Labor Productivity

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    Gundlach, Erich; Matus-Velasco, Ximena

    2000-01-01

    Countries with the highest labor productivity overwhelmingly lie in the world's temperate climatic zones far away from the equator. The question we address is whether climatic conditions as measured by distance from the equator remain correlated with labor productivity after other variables are taken into account. We find that climatic conditions do not have a significant impact on labor productivity once we control for factor accumulation and cultural diversity within countries. Our regressi...

  2. Inflation goals: guidance from the labor market?

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    Groshen, Erica L.; Schweitzer, Mark E.

    1997-01-01

    As inflation rates in the United States decline, analysts are asking if there are economic reasons to hold the rates at levels above zero. A study of inflation's effects on the labor market suggests that low rates of inflation do help the economy to adjust to changes in labor supply and demand. When inflation's disruptive effects are balanced against this benefit, however, the labor market justification for pursuing a positive long-term inflation goal effectively disappears.

  3. Employment protection and capital-labor ratios

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    Janiak, Alexandre; Wasmer, Etienne

    2014-01-01

    Employment protection (EPL) has a well known negative impact on labor flows as well as an ambiguous but often negative effect on employment. In contrast, its impact on capital accumulation and capital-labor ratio is less well understood. The available empirical evidence suggests a non-monotonic relation between capital-labor ratios and EPL: positive at very low levels of EPL, and then negative. We explore the theoretical effects of EPL on physical capital in a model of a firm facing labor fri...

  4. Employment Protection and Capital-Labor Ratios

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    Janiak, Alexandre; Wasmer, Etienne

    2014-01-01

    Employment protection (EPL) has a well known negative impact on labor flows as well as an ambiguous but often negative effect on employment. In contrast, its impact on capital accumulation and capital-labor ratio is less well understood. The available empirical evidence suggests a non-monotonic relation between capital-labor ratios and EPL: positive at very low levels of EPL, and then negative. We explore the theoretical effects of EPL on physical capital in a model of a firm facing labor fri...

  5. EPL and capital-labor ratios

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    Alexandre Janiak; Etienne Wasmer

    2012-01-01

    Employment protection (EPL) has a well known negative impact on labor flows as well as an ambiguous but often negative effect on employment. In contrast, its impact on capital accumulation and capital-labor ratio is less well understood. The available empirical evidence suggests a hump-shaped relation between capital-labor ratios and EPL: positive at very low levels of EPL, and then negative. We explore the theoretical effects of EPL on physical capital in a model of a firm facing labor frict...

  6. Labor Mobility and Patenting Activity

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    Kaiser, Ulrich; Kongsted, Hans Christian; Rønde, Thomas

    We measure the quantitative importance of labor mobility as a vehicle for the transmission of knowledge and skills across firms. For this purpose we create a unique data set that matches all applications of Danish firms at the European Patent Office to linked employer-employee register data...... for the years 1999-2002. The Danish workforce is split into "R&D workers", who hold a bachelor's or a master's degree in a technical field, and "non{R&D workers". We find that mobile R&D workers ("R&D joiners"') contribute more to patenting activity than immobile R&D workers. Furthermore, R&D workers who have...... previously been employed by a patenting firm ("patent exposed workers") have a larger effect on patenting activity than R&D workers without this experience. Patent exposed R&D joiners constitute the most productive group of workers: for firms that patented prior to 1999, one additional worker of this type...

  7. 76 FR 59741 - Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Office of Trade and Labor Affairs; National Advisory...

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    2011-09-27

    ... through the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) that will be included in the second Biennial... statements in response to this notice to Paula Church Albertson, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, ILAB,...

  8. Foreign Labor in Singapore: Trends, Policies, Impacts, and Challenges

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    Yue, Chia Siow

    2011-01-01

    Singapore has one of the most open economies in Asia in terms of trade, foreign direct investment inflows, and foreign labor inflows. By 2010, citizens formed only 63.6% of the population and foreigners (not including permanent residents) form 34.7% of the labor force. This high foreign labor ratio reflects buoyant labor demand, limited domestic labor supply with declining total fertility rate, and the lack of xenophobia and labor protectionism. Foreign labor is needed to grow the population,...

  9. Effects of SP6 Acupuncture Point Stimulation on Labor Pain and Duration of Labor

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    Yesilcicek Calik, Kiymet; Komurcu, Nuran

    2014-01-01

    Background: Acupressure has been used frequently to improve labor, manage labor pain, and shorten delivery time. However, there has been little research-based evidence to support the positive effects of acupressure in the obstetric area and obstetric nursing. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of SP6 acupressure on labor pain and delivery time in primigravida women in labor. Patients and Methods: The study was conducted at the Trabzon Maternity Hospital in Turkey. I...

  10. Labor clauses in regional trade agreements and effects on labor conditions : an empirical analysis

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    KAMATA Isao; 鎌田, 伊佐生

    2016-01-01

    An increasing number of bilateral or plurilateral trade agreements (or regional trade agreements: RTAs) include "labor clauses" that require or urge the signatory countries to commit to maintaining a certain level of labor standards. This paper performs an empirical analysis of the impacts of such labor clauses provided in RTAs on working conditions that laborers in the RTA signatory countries actually face, using macro-level data for a wide variety of countries. The paper first examines the ...

  11. La presión laboral tendenciosa (Mobbing)

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    Gimeno Lahoz, Ramón

    2004-01-01

    El trabajo de investigación surge en el año 2001, ante la necesidad de hacer frente a una nueva realidad jurídica, el mobbing. Para ello fue decisivo el estudio de lo publicado (básicamente de ramas ajenas al Derecho) pero sobre todo las entrevistas con las víctimas de mobbing y sus asociaciones; este extremo, unido a la ausencia de un tratamiento internacional, obligó a un camino autodidacta para definir mobbing jurídicamente.La Tesis define mobbing como la presión laboral tendente a la a...

  12. Efectos de la vulnerabilidad laboral que construye la ciudad

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    Castro, Silvia N.; Infante, José Luis; Brust, Mariela E.

    2015-01-01

    El presente trabajo propone reflexionar sobre la organización laboral representativa que adopta la ciudad, desde el pensamiento holístico de la salud. Demostrado que los factores psicosociales inciden en la salud física, mental y social de los actores que integran el organigrama de producción de una obra, resulta clave indagar los desvíos que el desarrollo impone al trabajo, su organización, y a la protección ambiental. En este contexto, las investigaciones realizadas, (Castro y otros, 200...

  13. Fusiones y flexibilidad laboral en la banca universal venezolana

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    María Candelaria González

    2011-01-01

    El objetivo del presente artículo es describir los cambios en los diferentes tipos de flexibilidad laboral producidos en la banca universal venezolana de capital nacional, a partir del proceso de globalización financiera de 1994; como consecuencia de la desregulación financiera y el mayor uso de las tecnologías. El tipo de investigación es descriptiva y se utilizó un diseño de investigación no experimental, longitudinal, de tendencia; al realizarse el estudio desde 1994 hasta el 2008. Las...

  14. El estrés laboral: una realidad actual

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    Carlos Anuar Gómez Hernández

    2009-01-01

    El estrés laboral es un factor psicosocial relacionado con el medio ambiente en el que el individuo se relaciona, es parte de los estímulos que actúan sobre el organismo y que generan una respuesta fisiológica o psicológica. Esta reacción puede ser positiva o negativa de acuerdo con el tipo de estímulo, la reacción y la personalidad de cada individuo. Puede traer consecuencias en la salud, incluso, trastornos cardiovasculares y bajo peso al nacer, entre otros. Las nuevas demandas del medio la...

  15. Labor markets and labor allocative efficiency among farm households in western Kenya

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    Kamau, M.; Burger, C.P.J.; Giller, K.E.; Kuyvenhoven, A.

    2009-01-01

    This paper evaluates how efficiently farm households allocate labor between farm and offfarm activities. It estimates farm and off-farm labor supply functions to determine the factors that influence labor allocation. Both the shadow wage and the off-farm wage rate are included as regressors in the s

  16. La selectividad como riesgo laboral en la labor docente universitaria

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    Alvarez Martinez, Pedro

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available En la actualidad no hay datos que sirvan de soporte para analizar la contribución de los alumnos en el fracaso escolar. Para lo cual, se ha elaborado un test con una serie de items que determinan el grado de cumplimiento de la “actividad discente” recogida en los siguientes campos: asistir a clase, hacer uso de las tutorías para resolver dudas, estudio diario para poder llevar a cabo una evaluación continua, asistir a los exámenes finales, y nivel de preparación básica e interés con que los alumnos llegan a la universidad para que los profesores puedan trabajar. El control para que este comportamiento no ocurra está en la selectividad. Una selectividad inadecuada conduce a los profesores a un estado de ansiedad, estrés laboral, y burn-out (quemado que con el mobbing que provoca el acoso de una evaluación docente mal entendida hace cada vez más inviable el trabajo docente.

  17. Statistical Theories of Discrimination in Labor Markets

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    Aigner, Dennis J.; Cain, Glen G.

    1977-01-01

    Economic discrimination in labor markets, different pay for workers of the same ability, is analyzed in several statistical models using data for black/white and male/female earnings. The conclusion is that statistical theories are unlikely to explain labor market discrimination. (MF)

  18. Significant Labor Decisions--An Analysis

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    Polhemus, Graig E.

    1977-01-01

    Major labor cases decided during 1976 did not project a clear or simple path for further Constitutional and statutory interpretation, but the year's labor decisions did reveal a new willingness on the part of the U.S. Supreme Court to depart from earlier views of Constitutional law. (JT)

  19. Labor Market Segmentation and Librarian Salaries.

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    Van House, Nancy A.

    1987-01-01

    Segmented labor market theory is used to explain how the structure of the library labor market may determine salary differences by type of library. Evidence that segmentation exists at intraoccupational levels and the possibility that comparing entire occupations may obscure results are also reported. (Author/CLB)

  20. 22 CFR 901.19 - Labor organization.

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    ... Agency for International Development (AID), the exclusive employee representative is the American Foreign... Foreign Relations FOREIGN SERVICE GRIEVANCE BOARD GENERAL Meanings of Terms As Used in This Chapter § 901.19 Labor organization. Labor organization means any employee organization accorded recognition as...

  1. 24 CFR 570.603 - Labor standards.

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    ... DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY FACILITIES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS Other Program Requirements § 570.603 Labor... 24 Housing and Urban Development 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Labor standards. 570.603 Section 570.603 Housing and Urban Development Regulations Relating to Housing and Urban Development...

  2. Child Labor in Africa: A Comparative Study

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    Nielsen, Helena Skyt; Canagarajah, Sudharshan

    1999-01-01

    of poverty as a determinant of child labor, however other determinants are of similar importance. Among school costs, transportation costs have the greatest effect on child labor and school attendance, whereas the hypothesis of imperfect capital markets and that of household composition generally find some...

  3. Child Labor in Africa: A Comparative Study

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    Canagarajah, Sudharshan; Nielsen, Helena Skyt

    2001-01-01

    of poverty as a determinant of child labor, however other determinants are of similar importance. Among school costs, transportation costs have the greatest effect on child labor and school attendance, whereas the hypothesis of imperfect capital markets and that of household composition generally find some...

  4. Labor Supply Effects of Winning a Lottery

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    Picchio, Matteo; Suetens, Sigrid; van Ours, Jan

    2015-01-01

    This paper investigates how winning a substantial lottery prize affects labor supply. Analyzing data from Dutch State Lottery winners, we find that earnings are affected but not employment. Lottery prize winners reduce their hours of work but they are not very likely to withdraw from the labor force

  5. Cohort Size and the Academic Labor Market.

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    Stapleton, David C.

    1989-01-01

    Argues that policymakers should be skeptical of forecasts that predict faculty shortages and surpluses according to population trends and analyzes an economic model of the academic labor market. Concludes that forecasts from such models do not support policies designed to offset the impact of cohort size on the academic labor market. (Author/CH)

  6. An Empirical Measure for Labor Market Density

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    P.A. Gautier (Pieter); C.N. Teulings (Coen)

    2000-01-01

    textabstractIn this paper we derive a structural measure for labor market density based on the Ellison and Glasear (1997) index for industry concentration''. This labor market density measure serves as a proxy for the number of workers that can reach a certain work area within a reasonal amount of t

  7. Relevancia del estudio de la cultura y clima laborales para la psicología laboral : PPIP "Cultura y clima laboral en organizaciones públicas"

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    Galeano, Patricia Silvia; Jiménez, Anahí; Cárdenas Müller, María Belén; Rolando, Noelia; Di Luca, Pablo

    2014-01-01

    El presente trabajo, pretender ser una actualización al estudio de la cultura y clima organizacional, específicamente en el ámbito del empleo público y desde el enfoque de la Psicología Laboral. Para ello se ha considerado bibliografía dentro de la literatura nacional e internacional. Se suma a los estudios de carácter exploratorio descriptivos realizados desde la Cátedra de Psicología Laboral, y se orientará dentro de la presente investigación a construir una base de datos especializada sobr...

  8. Determinantes de la temporalidad en el mercado laboral ecuatoriano || Determinants of Temporality in Ecuadorian Labor Market

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    Chávez, Yannira

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Las diferencias que existen dentro del mercado laboral ecuatoriano, en las diferentes ramas de actividad, evidencian los niveles de formación que los trabajadores deben tener para evitar efectos negativos. Por tal motivo, en este estudio se analiza el papel que las características personales, laborales y geográficas desempeñan en la probabilidad de obtener un contrato temporal frente a uno indefinido. El análisis es realizado por rama de actividad, para determinar qué características posibilitarán la existencia del contrato temporal en cada una de ellas. Para lograr este objetivo, se estiman modelos de regresión logística utilizando los datos de la Encuesta de Empleo, Desempleo y Subempleo desde el 2º trimestre del año 2007 al 2º trimestre del año 2010, elaborada por el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC. || The differences that exist inside the labor Ecuadorian market, in the different branches of activity, demonstrate the training levels that the workers must have to avoid negative effects. However, in this study, the role played by individual, jobs and residence characteristics are analyzed on the probability of having a fixed-term employment versus permanent employment. It is analyzed concretely by branch of activity, to check which are the characteristics that would make it possible the existence of the fixed-term employment in each of them. To achieve this aim, there are estimated models of logistic regression using the information of the Survey of Employment, Unemployment and Underemployment from 2nd quarter of 2007 to the 2nd quarter of 2010, elaborated by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC.

  9. Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Organizing

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    Ralph Armbruster

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The globalization of the world economy has opened up new possibilities for cross-border labor organizing. In fact, several U.S. unions are working together with unions from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Japan, South Korea, and many European nations. For example, over the last several years, UNITE (Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees, the AFL-CIO, and the international garment workers trade secretariat have worked directly with maquiladora workers in Honduras and the Dominican Republic. These efforts led to the formation of several labor unions and the first contracts ever negotiated in the maquiladoras in the Dominican Republic. In addition, labor rights and solidarity organizations, like the Campaign for Labor Rights, Witness for Peace, and the US/Guatemala Labor Education Project (US/GLEP, along with many other groups, have also played key roles in the formation of maquiladora unions in Nicaragua and Guatemala.

  10. Labor market institutions in OECD countries : Origins and consequences

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    Belot, M.V.K.

    2003-01-01

    This thesis is a contribution to the field of labor economics. It investigates the effects of labor market institutions, such as the labor taxes, unemployment benefits, labor standards and industrial relations systems on the labor market performance. It also raises the question of their legitimacy,

  11. Satisfacción laboral de las enfermeras de los Hospitales Públicos de Badajoz

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    M.ª del Mar Pablos-González

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Con este estudio pretendemos conocer el grado de satisfacción laboral de las enfermeras asistenciales, que trabajan en los hospitales públicos de la ciudad de Badajoz; determinar si existen diferencias entre las distintas instituciones hospitalarias e identificar las variables que inciden en dicha satisfacción laboral. Métodos: Se aplicó un cuestionario de elaboración propia, para el que se desarrollaron estudios de validez de contenido y fiabilidad, que fue aplicado al personal de Enfermería, que realizan su actividad laboral en los hospitales públicos pertenecientes al Sistema Extremeño de Salud (SES de la ciudad de Badajoz en el año 2009. Resultados: La tasa de respuesta asciende al 34'7%. El perfil de los profesionales es mayoritariamente femenino (83'3%, con condición laboral fijo (78'9% y una experiencia profesional de más de 10 años (77'5%. No existen diferencias significativas en satisfacción laboral entre los profesionales de enfermería de los tres hospitales estudiados. Conclusiones: Los resultados obtenidos con el empleo de la encuesta, nos han ayudado a identificar qué dimensiones, de la Percepción del ámbito de trabajo, se encuentran más satisfechas las enfermeras. Correspondiendo la mayor puntuación la relativa al desarrollo de sus competencias estando "de acuerdo" (67'2%. A nivel general el grado de satisfacción laboral expresado por el grupo de enfermeras incluidas en el estudio es medio alto lo que concuerda con otros trabajos realizados y de similares características.

  12. FADIGA LABORAL EM TRABALHADORES RURAIS

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    Karla Nayalle de Souza Oliveira

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo fue identificar la existencia de estrés laboral de trabajadores rurales del Bom Jesus-PI, Brasil. Estudio descriptivo exploratorio llevado acabo entre abril y junio de 2011, con 47 trabajadores. Recopilación de datos se realizó por instrumento para evaluación del estrés llamado Cuestionario Bipolar y guión de entrevista semiestructurada con la caracterización del perfil sociodemográfico y de las condiciones de trabajo. Se tabularon los cuestionarios, que se compararon por Chi-Cuadrado con 95% de confiabilidad. Se realizó para diferenciación o clasificación de las respuestas analizadas y observación del comportamiento dentro de grupos el análisis de componentes principales y agrupaciones. El estrés es común en el medio rural, principalmente en forma de estrés intenso, debido a la exposición a condiciones insalubres para el trabajador. Aunque no se identifican, directamente, sus factores desencadenantes, por lo tanto, sus medidas de prevención.

  13. Migrant Labor in the Workforce

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    Carla DAHL-JØRGENSEN

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available We compared immigrant workers with native workers on several factors related to their perception of their work identity anchored in their psychosocial work environment, and the result of these factors on work stress and subjective health. The data for this study came from a survey among migrant laborers in the construction and cleaning business (N=125 and was compared to a native sample (N=654 we used in an earlier study. The present study showed that the migrant workers perceived more over-commitment and higher job stress than native workers. This finding was similar to the first study in relation to these two factors. In this study, however, the construction workers and cleaners did not have significant higher levels of mental health problems than native workers. The personal ambitions of the immigrants, measured as a higher level of over-commitment was seen as a driving force behind the patterns we found. In this new study, the construction workers and cleaners showed significantly lower commitment than the natives, but still a path from over-commitment to commitment was found and may function as a barrier from developing even more stress and mental health reactions over time.

  14. Statistical Mechanics of Labor Markets

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    Chen, He; Inoue, Jun-ichi

    We introduce a probabilistic model of labor markets for university graduates, in particular, in Japan. To make a model of the market efficiently, we take into account several hypotheses. Namely, each company fixes the (business year independent) number of opening positions for newcomers. The ability of gathering newcomers depends on the result of job matching process in past business years. This fact means that the ability of the company is weaken if the company did not make their quota or the company gathered applicants too much over the quota. All university graduates who are looking for their jobs can access the public information about the ranking of companies. Assuming the above essential key points, we construct the local energy function of each company and describe the probability that an arbitrary company gets students at each business year by a Boltzmann-Gibbs distribution. We evaluate the relevant physical quantities such as the employment rate. We find that the system undergoes a sort of `phase transition' from the `good employment phase' to `poor employment phase' when one controls the degree of importance for the ranking.

  15. Child labor in the US

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    Wegmann David

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a report on child labor in the U.S. that reviewed the positive and negative aspects of work for youth. Working was found to provide young people with valuable lessons about responsibility, punctuality, interacting with people and learning about money management, increasing self-esteem and helping them become independent and skilled. Research findings suggested that working during high school may contribute to increased rates of employment and better wages up to a decade after high school completion. Research concerning the hazards associated with work indicated that, each year, tens of thousands of young people are seen in hospital emergency departments for work-related injuries, hundreds require hospitalization, and more than 70 die of work-related injuries. Long work hours during the school year were associated with problem behaviors. The report points out some important questions: updating regulations on allowable work hours, eliminating less stringent regulation of agricultural work, revising outdated rules against hazardous work, developing and implementing a comprehensive plan for monitoring the injuries, illnesses, and hazards, building workplace health and safety information into school-based programs, and developing criteria for designating "commendable workplaces for youth."

  16. The Effect of School Inputs on Labor Market Returns that Account for Selective Migration

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    McHenry, Peter

    2011-01-01

    In this paper, I estimate the effect of state school inputs on labor market returns to schooling. The method follows Card and Krueger (1992) and Heckman et al. (1996), but I extend their analysis in two ways. First, I correct state-level returns to schooling for selective migration, adapting a method from Dahl (2002). Second, I use more recent…

  17. ALS - resources

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    Resources - ALS ... The following organizations are good resources for information on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : Muscular Dystrophy Association -- mda.org/disease/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry -- ...

  18. Coaching: conciliación de vida laboral - personal (WLB

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    Ginevra Musicco

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo presenta una investigación de carácter social y humanista que trata de demostrar la utilidad de la ap licación de las herramientas de coaching en la consecución de un equilibrio vida laboral - personal. La metodología es cualitativa como resultado de la síntesis entre la deducción y la inducción, llevándose a cabo en menor medida un enfoque cuantitativo. Se continúa con la identificación de los principales problemas y los posibles grupos sociales receptores de la aplicación de las herramientas de coaching para lograr un equilibrio entre la vida laboral - personal, abarcando todas las categorías sociales, es decir, los padres de familia y no sólo las madres trabajadoras, con especial consideración a los 'single'. Finalmente, se perfilan las mejoras que experimentaría la sociedad en su conjunto y los individuos al sentirse realizados tanto personal como laboralmente y se deja una puerta abierta al cambio de mentalidad en los líderes para conseguir una empresa más humanizada, proponiendo la inclusión de este tipo de políticas como elemento clave dentro de la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa de una empresa.

  19. Relación entre salud y renuncia al empleo en trabajadoras de la industria maquiladora electrónica de Tijuana The relationship between health and quitting work among electronic industry female workers in Tijuana

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    Sylvia Guendelman

    1999-07-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO. Analizar factores de salud, laborales y sociales que contribuyen a renunciar al trabajo en dos maquiladoras transnacionales del ramo electrónico de Tijuana. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS. Se realizó un estudio de cohorte a 725 mujeres empleadas en una planta japonesa y una estadunidense, entre enero de 1992 y marzo de 1994. La muestra se estratificó en dos intervalos de tiempo ­30 y >30 días laborados. Se efectuó un seguimiento de las mujeres hasta su renuncia o final del periodo de observación, mediante la recolección de información sobre variables de salud, sociales y ocupacionales de diversas fuentes de registro obtenidas de su centro de trabajo. Los motivos de renuncia y la confiabilidad de los datos obtenidos de los registros se estudiaron por medio de entrevistas de seguimiento realizadas a 46% (n= 148 de las trabajadoras que renunciaron y fueron localizadas aproximadamente 12 meses (desviación estándar= 6.7 después de su renuncia. RESULTADOS. La probabilidad acumulativa de renunciar al trabajo fue de 67% en el primer año y de 81% en el segundo. La ausencia de antecedentes laborales previos, turno diurno y nacionalidad de la compañía, resultaron factores predictivos para la renuncia al empleo durante los primeros 30 días. Tabaquismo, antecedentes quirúrgicos y haberse incapacitado por enfermedad general, después de controlar por otras variables, actuaron como factores predictivos para la renuncia posterior a 30 días. En contraposición, la tasa de renuncia posterior a 30 días resultó menor para mujeres con enfermedades crónicas. CONCLUSIONES. La renuncia al empleo en las maquiladoras es elevada y selectiva; en tanto que los factores ocupacionales se asociaron con la renuncia temprana, los relacionados con la salud fueron mejores factores predictivos para la renuncia posterior a los primeros 30 días.OBJECTIVE. To examine the health, labor and social factors which contribute to quitting work in two transnational

  20. Géneros textuales en el lenguaje parlamentario español: la pregunta oral en la sesión de control al gobierno

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    Luis Javier Santos López

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Este estudio se propone demostrar que la “pregunta oral en la sesión de control al gobierno” constituye un género del lenguaje político, encuadrado en el supragénero “sesión del pleno” que, a su vez, pertenece a la familia de géneros “lenguaje parlamentario”. Para ello se realiza el análisis de un corpus del lenguaje parlamentario constituido por las transcripciones de las sesiones del pleno del Congreso de los Diputados. Se observa que este tipo de pregunta no es una interacción conversacional normal, debido a la violación de las máximas de intercambio cooperativo de Grice (1975 y 1978. Sin embargo, los turnos de preguntas y respuestas obedecen al principio de cooperación porque responden a las exigencias dialógicas del momento, el lugar, la finalidad y la norma convencional de referencia, de forma que dichos turnos conforman un género discursivo con una estructuración convencional, para el cual la violación de las máximas es funcional. Posteriormente se realiza un análisis de diferentes funciones comunicativas de la pregunta que lleva a una propuesta de clasificación dentro del lenguaje parlamentario. Se llega a la conclusión de que se puede establecer una categorización de la pregunta, basándose en las condiciones de textualidad de la estructura informativa del texto.

  1. Freedom Denied: Forced Labor in California

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    Tuller, David; Fletcher, Laurel; Stover, Eric

    2005-01-01

    Forced labor is a serious and pervasive problem in the United States. At any given time ten thousand or more people work as forced laborers in scores of cities and towns across the country. And it is likely that the actual number is much higher, possibly reaching into the tens of thousands. Because forced labor is hidden, inhumane, widespread, and criminal, sustained and coordinated efforts by U.S. law enforcement, social service providers, and the general public are needed to expose and erad...

  2. Labor compensation,labor productivity and labor cost advantage—An empirical study of Chinese manufacturing enterprises during 2000-2007

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    都阳; 曲玥

    2009-01-01

    Unlike the usual practice of equating wages or labor compensation with labor cost,this paper incorporates labor productivity into an analytical framework and holds that the labor cost advantage is the relative relationship between labor compensation and labor productivity.Based on an empirical study of the data of Chinese manufacturing firms that include all state-owned enterprises and non-state-owned enterprises with their annual revenue greater than 5 million yuan from 2000 to 2007,this paper finds that labor compensation growth was accompanied by faster labor productivity growth.Hence,the labor cost advantage was not weakened during this period.Furthermore,this paper conducts an exploration of how to sustain labor cost advantages in the future and proposes that they can be sustained by upgrading the industrial structure and improving the education system.

  3. 76 FR 48901 - Office of Trade and Labor Affairs; National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free...

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    2011-08-09

    ... Labor Affairs (ILAB) concerning the implementation of the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation... response to this notice to Paula Church Albertson, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, ILAB, U.S....

  4. Department of Labor Black Lung C

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    Social Security Administration — The Department of Labor (DOL) provides a monthly file through the use of eData which contains the necessary identifying and payment information for all live miners,...

  5. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... Global Map Premature birth report card Careers Archives Health Topics Pregnancy Before or between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & birth ...

  6. Employment: Labor Force Status (1983-2010)

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    Earth Data Analysis Center, University of New Mexico — Civilian labor force data consists of the number of employed persons, the number of unemployed persons, an unemployment rate and the total count of both employed...

  7. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... baby Feeding your baby Common illnesses New parents Family health & safety Complications & Loss Pregnancy complications Preterm labor & ... share stories Become inspired by stories from the families at the heart of our mission or share ...

  8. Labor and Delivery: At the Hospital

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    Full Text Available ... premature birth Zika virus and pregnancy Microcephaly Medicine safety and pregnancy Birth defects prevention Learn how to ... your baby Common illnesses New parents Family health & safety Complications & Loss Pregnancy complications Preterm labor & premature birth ...

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    Full Text Available ... sign in | my dashboard | sign out our cause health topics stories & media research & professionals get involved Search ... Feeding your baby Common illnesses New parents Family health & safety Complications & Loss Pregnancy complications Preterm labor & premature ...

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    Full Text Available ... Before or between pregnancies Nutrition, weight & fitness Prenatal care Body & lifestyle changes Is it safe? Labor & birth Postpartum care Baby Caring for your baby Feeding your baby ...

  11. Employment: Labor Force Status (1983-2012)

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    Earth Data Analysis Center, University of New Mexico — Civilian labor force data consists of the number of employed persons, the number of unemployed persons, an unemployment rate and the total count of both employed...

  12. 75 FR 55251 - Labor Day, 2010

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    ... during the Industrial Revolution to the shopping aisles of today's superstores, organized labor has... thirty-fifth. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2010-22704 Filed 9-8-10; 11:15 am] Billing code 3195-W0-P...

  13. Department of Labor, Black Lung B

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    Social Security Administration — Each month, the Department of Labor (DOL) sends a file through the use of eData which contains changes to Black Lung payments (updates only). Annually, around time...

  14. The political economy of labor subsidies

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    Marina Azzimonti-Renzo; Eva de Francisco; Per Krusell

    2006-01-01

    We explore a political economy model of labor subsidies, extending Meltzer and Richard's median voter model to a dynamic setting. We explore only one source of heterogeneity: initial wealth. As a consequence, given an operative wealth effect, poorer agents work harder, and if the agent with median wealth is poorer than average, a politico-economic equilibrium will feature a subsidy to labor. The dynamic model does not have capital, but it has perfect markets for borrowing and lending. Because...

  15. GOVERNING OF LABOR SUPPLY IN BULGARIAN FARMS

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    Hrabrin Bachev

    2005-01-01

    This is the second paper from a series of articles on governing of different types of transactions in Bulgarian farming applying the framework of New Institutional and Transaction Cost Economics. It is based on a large scale microeconomic data from 194 typical commercial farms of different sizes and types from all regions of the country. This study concentrates on factors and modes for organization of labor supply in Bulgarian farms. Structure of kind of labor (permanent, seasonal, irregular,...

  16. Review of Labor Market in Russia

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    A. V. Kamaseva; E. F. Salyakhov; A. L. Halikov; A. V. Fakhrutdinova

    2015-01-01

    The article is devoted to the detailed characteristic of a current state of the labor market in Russia. It analyses thegender and age structure of the population and gender and age structure of economically active population. Theeducation level of the working people is considered in gender aspect. It reveals that shares of women and men inthe labor market in Russia with sufficient education are not equal. People with the higher or secondaryprofessional education (28,9 and 27,5% respectively) ...

  17. Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market

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    Ehrenberg, Ronald G.

    2002-01-01

    This paper addresses three academic labor market issues; the declining salaries of faculty employed at public colleges and universities relative to their private institution counterparts, the growing dispersion of average faculty salaries across academic institutions within both the public and private sectors, and the impacts of the growing importance and costs of science on the academic labor market and universities. The decline in the salaries of faculty in public institutions relative to t...

  18. New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply

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    Mimi Engel; Brian A. Jacob

    2011-01-01

    Recent evidence on the large variance in teacher effectiveness has spurred renewed interest in teacher labor market policies. A substantial body of prior research documents that more highly qualified teachers tend to work in more advantaged schools, although this literature cannot determine the relative importance of supply versus demand factors in generating this equilibrium outcome. To isolate the importance of teacher labor supply, we attended three large teacher job fairs in Chicago durin...

  19. LABOR MIGRATION IN RUSSIA - PROBLEM OR PROSPECT?

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    POMOZGOV ANATOLY IVANOVICH; KISIEV ZAUR EDUARDOVICH

    2016-01-01

    The article shows that international labor migration is an important part of the internationalization process of international economic life. So, the migration processes of the population should be carefully monitored and analyzed in order to develop effective state migration policy. Population mass migration became one of the characteristic phenomena of the second part of XX century world society life. Labor power international migration from this time appears to be the important part of int...

  20. Porter Chaffee: Labor Organizer and Activist

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    Regional History Project, UCSC Library; Chaffee, Porter Myron; Jarrell, Randall; Reti, Irene

    2004-01-01

    Porter Chaffee's oral history offers valuable primary source documentation on the labor struggles of the 1930s, particularly from the point of view of a Communist labor activist and WPA writer. This interview is part of the Regional History Project's Agricultural History Series conducted in 1977. Porter Myron Chaffee was born on November 26, 1900 in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. He was one of six children. His father, Grant Chaffee, was a miner and also a cook in mining c...

  1. The Micro-Economics of 'Surplus Labor

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    Ranis, Gustav

    1997-01-01

    This paper examines the apparent conflict between the classical assumption of a bargaining agricultural sector wage and the neoclassical assumption of a competitive wage in the context of a labor surplus developing economy. It concludes that the relatively inelastic supply of labor hours offered by low income small or landless farmers in the static micro-economic leisure/work context is perfectly consistent with the persistence for some time of an institutional real wage offered to the non-ag...

  2. China's Cheap-Labor Era Is Ending

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    2010-01-01

    @@ This year,salary has increased in eastern China's enterprises;governments in central and western China have raised minimum-wage standards…signals for higher labor cost emerge from time to time.This rising economic phenomenon poses a series of problems-is China's economy stepping out of the cheap-labor era? What opportunities and challenges may lie ahead in this important course of transition?

  3. The Economics of Child Labor: Comment

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    Carol Ann Rogers; Kenneth A. Swinnerton

    1999-01-01

    In a recent paper, Kaushik Basu and Pham Hoang Van (BV, 1998) develop an important and very interesting model in which a fairly productive economy exhibits multiple equilibria, with children working in at least one. They identify two assumptions as essential to this result. The first - - which they call the "luxury axiom" - - is that a family sends its children to the labor market only if its income from sources other than child labor is very low. The second is embodied in their "substitution...

  4. The labor force of the future.

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    Norwood, J L

    1987-07-01

    In the decades ahead, the US labor force will reflect changes in the industrial structure, with declines in some manufacturing industries and expansion in service industries. The services sector is so diverse that the jobs within it cannot be categorized as either high wage or low wage. The service-producing sector employs 85% of professional specialty workers in the US. In general, information on compensation trends indicates that greater increases in compensation have occurred for workers in service-producing as opposed to goods-producing industries. The increase in service sector jobs has created opportunities for women to enter the labor force and, at present, 5 out of 6 women work in this sector compared to fewer than 2 out of 3 men. Productivity growth rates in the service-producing industries vary substantially and are strongly affected by the business cycle. Central to employment opportunities in the years ahead will be the effect of new technology. To date, the aggregate effect of new technology has been increased employment and higher living standards. Although retraining programs should be in place, the scenario of a huge technology-created labor surplus seems unlikely. In fact, a more likely problem is a shortage of labor resulting from earlier labor force withdrawal and demographic aging of the population. Those in the 25-54-year age group will represent a larger share of the labor force in the years ahead. In addition, blacks are expected to account for 20% of the labor force growth in the next decade. Finally, given increasing labor force participation rates among mothers, employers may have to provide more flexible work schedules, assistance with day care, and more attractive benefits packages. PMID:12314853

  5. Optimal wage setting for an export oriented firm under labor taxes and labor mobility

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    Raúl Ponce Rodríguez

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available In this paper it is developed a theoretical model to study the incentives that a labor tax might induce in terms of the optimal wage setting for an export oriented firm. In particular, we analyze the interaction of a labor tax that tends to reduce the wage due the firm is induced to shift backwards the tax burden to its employees minimizing the possible increase in the payroll costs and a fall of profits. However a lower wage might not be an optimal response to the establishment of a labor tax because it increases the labor turnover and as a result the firm faces both: an output’s opportunity cost and a labors turnover cost. The firm thus optimally decides to respond to the qualification and labor taxes by increasing the after tax wage.

  6. Teaching Labor Support: An Interprofessional Simulation.

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    Pilkenton, Deanna; Collins, Michelle R; Holley, Sharon

    2015-01-01

    Support for women during labor encompasses the continuous presence of a person who provides psychosocial, emotional, and physical support. Providing labor support to women in the intrapartum setting is a core midwifery competency and a clinical skill that midwifery students are expected to master. Instruction on labor support is a common objective in midwifery education intrapartum courses and skills labs, yet there is no standard for teaching this skill to midwifery students. Thus, in order to accomplish this objective, we created an interprofessional simulation on labor support that involves the use of a standardized patient, a written scenario, an interprofessional team of nursing and midwifery students, faculty observations, and a reflective debrief. The goals of the labor support simulation are to allow midwifery students the opportunity to practice intrapartum labor support techniques and interprofessional communication prior to entering the clinical setting. A postsimulation structured debrief allows for student learning and reflection. This article describes the design, planning, and implementation of this unique simulation experience. This article is part of a special series of articles that address midwifery innovations in clinical practice, education, interprofessional collaboration, health policy, and global health. PMID:26606159

  7. Understanding the Relationship Between Poverty, Education and Child Labor: An Analysis of Child Labor in Nigeria

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    Clott, Timothy Alec

    2015-01-01

    Two major ideas dominate past literature on child labor. First, past literature continues to support the well-developed relationship between poverty and rates of child labor. Second, past literature continues to associate school attendance as the primary opportunity cost of child labor and juxtaposes the variables as a mutually exclusive trade off. The following project investigates both these ideas. By conducting several logit regression models between school attendance and participation in ...

  8. EL CLIMA LABORAL EN LAS INSTITUCIONES DE SALUD PÚBLICA

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    López Chanez Francisco Javier; Casique Guerrero Alicia

    2010-01-01

    Actualmente el clima laboral sigue siendo un área de interés para la gestión del capital humano y psicología del trabajo, debido principalmente a la naturaleza de las actividades del responsable del personal, que demandan la comprensión de las percepciones de los trabajadores, su relación con el desempeño en el trabajo, la satisfacción y el compromiso laboral; así como la creación de un ambiente propicio para el trabajo orientado al logro de las metas de la organización. El presente estudio s...

  9. La motivación laboral, estudio descriptivo de algunas variables

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    García Sanz, Virginia

    2012-01-01

    La motivación laboral es la fuerza que impulsa al trabajador a realizar determinadas acciones o comportamientos para la consecución de los objetivos de la empresa. La retribución económica por sí sola no es suficiente fuente de motivación laboral, el trabajador espera recibir además un salario emocional, que podemos definir como toda retribución que recibe el trabajador distinta del dinero. El reconocimiento por parte de los superiores y compañeros, el fomento del sentimiento de autonomía y r...

  10. Calidad del Empleo y Productividad Laboral en el Perú

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    Chacaltana, Juan; Yamada, Gustavo

    2009-01-01

    La economía peruana actualmente tiene una baja capacidad para la generación de empleos de calidad, asociada a los bajos niveles de productividad laboral. La primera parte del documento analiza datos del período 2000-2006 y encuentra pocos avances en cuanto al crecimiento de la productividad laboral y los niveles de empleo de calidad. La segunda parte de la investigación ausculta las empresas de dos sectores específicos que destacan por su capacidad de generación de empleo. De acuerdo a una en...

  11. Evaluación tecnológica y de explotación de conjuntos de máquinas en la labor de surcado para el cultivo del boniato (Ipomoea batatas (Lam Poir

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    Alfonso Enrique Ortiz Rodríguez

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La utilización de conjuntos de máquinas en la labor de surcado con aperos de diferentes características constructivas influye en los índices tecnológico y de explotación de los mismos. La investigación se desarrolló en la Unidad Básica de Producción Cooperativa "El Palmar" perteneciente a la Empresa de Cultivos Varios "Paquito Rosales Benítez" de Veguitas, municipio Yara, provincia de Granma, en el período de diciembre de 2005 a enero de 2008 (tres campañas, el método utilizado fue el analítico investigativo y la técnica de fotocronometraje, con el objetivo de evaluar en la labor de surcado para el cultivo del boniato (Ipomoea batatas (Lam Poir en un Fluvisol, el comportamiento de los índices tecnológicoy de explotación de los conjuntos formados por el tractor MTZ-50 con Surcador Fertilizador IIMA-BALDAN 4500 (T1, Surcador Aporcador SA-5 (T2 y SA-3 (T3. El tratamiento T1 obtuvo integralmente el mejor resultado, logrando un aprovechamiento del ancho de trabajo superior en 20 y 33%, la velocidad en 3 y 6%, el tiempo de turno en 9 y 13% y la productividad en 13 y 17%, disminuyendo los gastos totales en 20,7 y 37,0% con relación a T2 y T3 respectivamente.

  12. (1) Insufficient Labor Supply and Wage Increases under Labor Surplus Conditions: From thePerspective of Intra-household Labor Division

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    On th labor supp household labor supp response o e basis of family economics and the theory of time allocation, it can be proved that ly under labor surplus conditions is not limitless. Subject to the constraint of intralabor division, the supply curve takes on a special staircase form: with the increase in ly, the reservation wage of rural labor rises constantly by an increasing margin. The f labor supply to wage is not continuous: labor supply will increase only when the wage rises to the new level of reservation wage;

  13. Using Mythematics in the Classroom: The Fifth Labor of Hercules

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    Huber, Michael

    2009-01-01

    The mythology surrounding Hercules has been a part of human culture for over 2,500 years. In ancient Greek mythology, Eurystheus assigns various labors to Hercules, who has to perform them in order to cleanse his soul. This article treats one of the more famous labors, the fifth labor: The Augean Stables. The labor is provided verbatim from…

  14. 12 CFR 269.6 - Unfair labor practices.

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    ... discourage membership in any labor organization by discrimination in regard to hire or tenure of employment... 12 Banks and Banking 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Unfair labor practices. 269.6 Section 269.6... POLICY ON LABOR RELATIONS FOR THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANKS § 269.6 Unfair labor practices. (a) It shall...

  15. 48 CFR 52.247-12 - Supervision, Labor, or Materials.

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    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Supervision, Labor, or....247-12 Supervision, Labor, or Materials. As prescribed in 47.207-5(b), insert a clause substantially... when the contractor is required to furnish supervision, labor, or materials: Supervision, Labor,...

  16. 48 CFR 222.403-4 - Department of Labor regulations.

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    ... ACQUISITIONS Labor Standards for Contracts Involving Construction 222.403-4 Department of Labor regulations. Direct all questions regarding Department of Labor regulations to the labor advisor. ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 3 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Department of...

  17. Factores de riesgo laboral para tenosinovitis del miembro superior

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    Mayra Mevic Garrafa Núñez

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Identificar los factores de riesgo desencadenantes de tenosinovitis en los trabajadores verificando qué casos pueden ser considerados de origen laboral y reconocer las formas de presentación más frecuentes en relación al ámbito laboral. Metodología: Se realiza una revisión bibliográfica de la literatura científica publicada en Medline-PubMed, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, CISDOC-ILO/OSH UPDATE, Scopus, LILACS e IBECS en el período comprendido entre 2007 a 2014. Resultados: Se obtiene un total de 14 artículos entre los cuales 10 eran transversales y 4 son casos y controles. Todos ellos muestran una elevada probabilidad de desarrollar tenosinovitis en el ámbito laboral. La relación con movimientos repetitivos fue el factor de riesgo más importante con OR > 2, seguido de posturas forzadas y el uso de herramientas vibratorias. Respecto a los factores psicosociales la depresión presenta una OR = 3,04 (IC95% 2,43-3,81 y la combinación de movimiento repetitivo y el estrés, OR = 4,94 (IC95% 3,532-6,91. Conclusión: Movimientos repetitivos, posturas forzadas y mantenidas, herramientas vibratorias, edad, ser mujer, raza blanca, estrés fueron los factores de riesgo encontrados sin poder demostrar en ninguno causalidad, siendo los trastornos musculoesqueléticos más prevalentes el síndrome del manguito de los rotadores, la enfermedad de De Quervain, dedo en gatillo y la epicondilitis lateral y medial.

  18. Ecocardiografía en reposo e incapacidad laboral

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    M. Domingo Sánchez

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available El método empírico sigue siendo el procedimiento de estimación del grado de incapacidad laboral, reforzado con la interpretación de los datos clínicos y pruebas complementarias. Para los trabajadores con secuelas de patología cardiaca, la ecocardiografía en reposo es la prueba complementaria más usada para objetivar deficiencias orgánicas e inferir limitaciones funcionales, tanto por su accesibilidad como por su especificidad, bajo coste, fácil acceso y nulo riesgo. Habitualmente, en la revisión de trabajadores calificados como incapacitados permanentes, confirmamos que realizan sin limitación significativa una actividad laboral con igual o mayor requerimiento físico que aquella para la que se le consideró incapacitado años atrás. Consideramos necesario el análisis de los fundamentos de epidemiología clínica aplicada a la toma de decisiones en medicina evaluadora, para reflexionar sobre el valor del soporte científico de nuestras decisiones en medicina aplicada a la incapacidad laboral. Se expone un estudio descriptivo de una serie de 100 casos en los que la ecocardiografía fue considerada como prueba básica para la determinación del grado funcional por el Médico Evaluador. Se exponen una serie de reflexiones sobre los resultados, y, sobre el estudio de la literatura especializada aplicable al análisis crítico de los resultados.

  19. 77 FR 20054 - Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade...

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    ... of the Secretary Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy ACTION: Meeting Notice. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal... Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiation and Trade Policy. Date, Time, Place: May 14, 2012; 2 p.m.-4...

  20. 76 FR 31641 - Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade...

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  1. 75 FR 78758 - Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade...

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    ... of the Secretary Bureau of International Labor Affairs; Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy ACTION: Meeting notice. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal... Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiation and Trade Policy. Date, Time, Place: January 12, 2011; 10...

  2. Emotional labor: ontwikkeling en validering van de Dutch Questionnaire on Emotional Labor (D-QEL)

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    Briët, Mariette; Näring, Gérard; Brouwers, André; van Droffelaar, Annemarie

    2008-01-01

    In this study emotional labor is defined as intentional, internal processes which create or maintain a state of dissonance. This paper describes the development and the subsequent validation of the Dutch Questionnaire on Emotional Labor (D-QEL) as tested on samples of 365 teachers in mathematics and

  3. Employment Growth through Labor Flow Networks

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    Guerrero, Omar A.; Axtell, Robert L.

    2013-01-01

    It is conventional in labor economics to treat all workers who are seeking new jobs as belonging to a labor pool, and all firms that have job vacancies as an employer pool, and then match workers to jobs. Here we develop a new approach to study labor and firm dynamics. By combining the emerging science of networks with newly available employment micro-data, comprehensive at the level of whole countries, we are able to broadly characterize the process through which workers move between firms. Specifically, for each firm in an economy as a node in a graph, we draw edges between firms if a worker has migrated between them, possibly with a spell of unemployment in between. An economy's overall graph of firm-worker interactions is an object we call the labor flow network (LFN). This is the first study that characterizes a LFN for an entire economy. We explore the properties of this network, including its topology, its community structure, and its relationship to economic variables. It is shown that LFNs can be useful in identifying firms with high growth potential. We relate LFNs to other notions of high performance firms. Specifically, it is shown that fewer than 10% of firms account for nearly 90% of all employment growth. We conclude with a model in which empirically-salient LFNs emerge from the interaction of heterogeneous adaptive agents in a decentralized labor market. PMID:23658682

  4. Employment growth through labor flow networks.

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    Omar A Guerrero

    Full Text Available It is conventional in labor economics to treat all workers who are seeking new jobs as belonging to a labor pool, and all firms that have job vacancies as an employer pool, and then match workers to jobs. Here we develop a new approach to study labor and firm dynamics. By combining the emerging science of networks with newly available employment micro-data, comprehensive at the level of whole countries, we are able to broadly characterize the process through which workers move between firms. Specifically, for each firm in an economy as a node in a graph, we draw edges between firms if a worker has migrated between them, possibly with a spell of unemployment in between. An economy's overall graph of firm-worker interactions is an object we call the labor flow network (LFN. This is the first study that characterizes a LFN for an entire economy. We explore the properties of this network, including its topology, its community structure, and its relationship to economic variables. It is shown that LFNs can be useful in identifying firms with high growth potential. We relate LFNs to other notions of high performance firms. Specifically, it is shown that fewer than 10% of firms account for nearly 90% of all employment growth. We conclude with a model in which empirically-salient LFNs emerge from the interaction of heterogeneous adaptive agents in a decentralized labor market.

  5. Global Value Chains, Labor Organization and Private Social Standards

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    Riisgaard, Lone

    2009-01-01

    This article examines the opportunities and challenges that private social standards pose for labor organizations. It explores different labor responses to private social standards in East African cut flower industries. The analysis incorporates the concept of labor agency in global value chain a...... at production sites. However, labor organizations' ability to seriously challenge the prevailing governance structure of the cut flower value chain appears extremely limited.......This article examines the opportunities and challenges that private social standards pose for labor organizations. It explores different labor responses to private social standards in East African cut flower industries. The analysis incorporates the concept of labor agency in global value chain...... analysis and reveals how retailer-driven chains offer more room for labor organizations to exercise their agency than the traditional cut flower value chains. Labor organizations have been able to influence social standard setting and implementation, and to use standards to further labor representation...

  6. Inequality, Productivity, and Child Labor: Theory and Evidence

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    Carol Rogers & Kenneth A. Swinnerton

    2001-01-01

    A recent theoretical literature has linked reductions in income inequality to reductions in child labor in countries that are relatively well-off, but has not explored how income distribution affects child labor in very poor countries. We show that while in higher-productivity countries with child labor, a more equal income distribution will reduce or eliminate child labor, in low productivity countries, a more equal distribution of income will exacerbate child labor. Econometric specificatio...

  7. Fusiones y flexibilidad laboral en la banca universal venezolana

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    María Candelaria González

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo del presente artículo es describir los cambios en los diferentes tipos de flexibilidad laboral producidos en la banca universal venezolana de capital nacional, a partir del proceso de globalización financiera de 1994; como consecuencia de la desregulación financiera y el mayor uso de las tecnologías. El tipo de investigación es descriptiva y se utilizó un diseño de investigación no experimental, longitudinal, de tendencia; al realizarse el estudio desde 1994 hasta el 2008. Las fuentes de información utilizadas fueron primarias y secundarias. Se realizó un trabajo de campo en 3 bancos universales, seleccionando una muestra de 30 trabajadores, con un muestreo no probabilístico de tipo intencional; aplicándoles un cuestionario y una entrevista estructurada. Los autores analizados en el desarrollo de la flexibilidad laboral fueron: Coller (1997, Battistini y Montes (2000, Estrada (2004, Urréa (1999 y Castel (1996. Los resultados obtenidos evidencian que existen cambios de tipo numérico, funcional, salarial, de selección de personal, de la relación del sindicato con los trabajadores y con la empresa yen la contratación del personal en las oficinas bancarias

  8. Subcontratación: relación laboral encubierta

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    Carmen Añez Hernández

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available El trabajo se centra en estudiar cómo la subcontratación se constituye en una nueva relación laboral que tiene varios efectos negativos para el trabajador. Así mismo, resalta la relación triangular generada con la subcontratación, y por ende, las relaciones encubiertas. La investigación es teórica tomando como referencia autores como Malm (2005, Hernández (2005, Echeverría (2009, Alos (2008, Villasmil (2007, Lagazzi (2009 entre otros. Los resultados reflejan, que la subcontratación laboral aparece como estrategia para evadir y ocultar verdaderas relaciones laborales. Bajo esta forma de contratación, se está convirtiendo la relación de empleo en una mera relación mercantil o civil, confiriendo al trabajador un estatus que no tiene, es decir, la de un empresario prestador deservicio, que no es más que un falso autónomo, con lo cual se enmascara las relaciones laborales.

  9. Unfunded pensions and endogenous labor supply

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    Andersen, Torben M.; Bhattacharya, Joydeep

    A classic result in dynamic public economics, dating back to Aaron (1966) and Samuelson (1975), states that there is no welfare rationale for PAYG pensions in a dynamically-efficient neoclassical economy with exogenous labor supply. This paper argues that this result, under the fairly-mild restri......A classic result in dynamic public economics, dating back to Aaron (1966) and Samuelson (1975), states that there is no welfare rationale for PAYG pensions in a dynamically-efficient neoclassical economy with exogenous labor supply. This paper argues that this result, under the fairly......-mild restriction that the old be no less risk-averse than the young, extends to a neoclassical economy with endogenous labor supply....

  10. Labor development strategy in the bag industry

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    Dyah Maya Nihayah

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available The research aims to formulate strategies for improving the labor competencies in the bag industry in Kudus Regency. The data comprise business players, which will be analyzed using the Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT analysis. The results reveal that the proper strategy for improving employment in the bag industry is growth and build strategy. Growth and development strategy are intensive actions undertaken through the development of labor competencies to improve the quality of output. It can be made with creating learning resources by designing methods and trainings refer to the Competency Based Training (CBT.

  11. Mythematics Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules

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    Huber, Michael

    2009-01-01

    How might Hercules, the most famous of the Greek heroes, have used mathematics to complete his astonishing Twelve Labors? From conquering the Nemean Lion and cleaning out the Augean Stables, to capturing the Erymanthean Boar and entering the Underworld to defeat the three-headed dog Cerberus, Hercules and his legend are the inspiration for this book of fun and original math puzzles. While Hercules relied on superhuman strength to accomplish the Twelve Labors, Mythematics shows how math could have helped during his quest. How does Hercules defeat the Lernean Hydra and stop its heads from multip

  12. Flexibility in Sri Lanka's labor market

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    Rama, Martin; DEC

    1994-01-01

    Sri Lanka has had double-digit unemployment rates for more than a decade.And by 1990, 85 percent of the unemployed had spent more than a year searching for a job. Rama analyzes whether high unemployment rates and long spells of unemployment are the result of profuse legislation of the labor market or of market imperfections that would have prevailed even without government intervention. He shows that not all of the labor market regulations currently in force are highly distortive. Despite min...

  13. Incapacidad y aptitud laboral. Nuevas sinergias entre medicina evaluadora y medicina laboral. Historia clínica laboral única: la capacidad laboral, un continuo evolutivo

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    Fernando García Benavides; María A. López; Xavier Durán; José M. Martínez

    2014-01-01

    En España coexisten dos sistemas públicos de salud: el universal, gestionado por las comunidades autónomas y financiado con impuestos, y el laboral, gestionado por las Mutuas y financiado por cuotas a la Seguridad Social, los cuales se reparten la responsabilidad de gestión de la incapacidad laboral. Esta doble dependencia dificulta la gestión de esta importante prestación sanitaria y social. Una gestión que es diferente en función de la etiología (común o profesional) y su pronóstico (tempor...

  14. Reflexiones sobre la incapacidad y aptitud laboral. Nuevas sinergias entre medicina evaluadora y medicina laboral. Historia clínica laboral única: la incapacidad laboral, un continuo evolutivo

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    César Eloy Díaz Salazar

    2014-01-01

    Numerosos agentes intervienen en la gestión de la incapacidad laboral, tanto temporal como permanente, y se hace necesario una actuación sinérgica entre todos ellos; del mismo modo, se considera que existen posibles actuaciones o cambios que pueden ayudar a disminuir el gasto y duración de los procesos, y proceder a la reincorporación laboral lo antes posible y de la forma más beneficiosa para el paciente, y, por ende, para la sociedad.

  15. Reflexiones sobre la incapacidad y aptitud laboral. Nuevas sinergias entre medicina evaluadora y medicina laboral. Historia clínica laboral única: la incapacidad laboral, un continuo evolutivo

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    César Eloy Díaz Salazar

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Numerosos agentes intervienen en la gestión de la incapacidad laboral, tanto temporal como permanente, y se hace necesario una actuación sinérgica entre todos ellos; del mismo modo, se considera que existen posibles actuaciones o cambios que pueden ayudar a disminuir el gasto y duración de los procesos, y proceder a la reincorporación laboral lo antes posible y de la forma más beneficiosa para el paciente, y, por ende, para la sociedad.

  16. Globalization, industrialization, and labor markets in Vietnam

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    Nørlund, Irene; Tran, *Angie Ngoc

    2015-01-01

    This paper investigates the dilemmas of reaching the Vietnamese goal of ‘civilized and equitable’ society expressed from central planning towards a ‘socialist market economy under state guidance’ with deeper integration into the global capitalist system, and their impacts on the labor markets....... Using long-run statistical data, historical contexts and industrial policies, and fieldwork interviews (from 1980s to 2014), we focus on two important labor-intensive, export-based industries: the long-established textile/garment industry and the emerging electronics industry, which surpassed textile...

  17. Migrant Labor, Unemployment and Optimal Growth

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    Ioana Viasu

    2014-01-01

    One of the arguments against migrant labor is that it has negative ef- fect on the employment of domestic labor. The question is now if the immigration has also negative effects on the other variables of the econ- omy. To examine these effects we develop an optimal growth model with migration and unemployment and then we analyze these effects, restricting our analysis to the steady state. We introduce a simplify- ing hypothesis concerning the skill level of human capital. We assume that the a...

  18. PENENTU UPAH REGIONAL: TENAGA KERJA TERDIDIK (SKILLED LABOR DAN TIDAK TERDIDIK (UNSKILLED LABOR DI INDONESIA

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    Dyah Maya Nihayah

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The wage have impacts on poverty, living standards and the incentive to improve labor productivity (human capital, in particular, for economic growth. Regional decentralization has implications, which, they must be developed regional endowment to get the efficiency in production process. So it is interesting to examine the importance of regional characteristics in the observed variability of regional wage in Indonesia. Based on this idea, the objective of this study is to examine the contribution of regional characteristics to the regional wage differential in Indonesia. Data supplied by the Indonesian Central Bureau of Statistics during 2003 – 2007. In this study used 3 model; Ordinary Least Square (OLS, Co-Varian Model and Generalized Least Squared (GLS. Then, the most effective model based on the smallest standard error was chosen to estimate regional characteristics in the observed variability of regional wage inIndonesia. The result showed that the regional characteristics, particularly skilled or unskilled labor, play an important role in determining the wage differentials in region. The empirical evidence presented that regional economic growth and the existing of high skilled labor in labor market have positive impact toward spatial wage. Then, skilled labor and unskilled will give negative influence in regional wage. The points out is laboring existence with level education or skilled level, despite not works or was working have influence toward the regional wage. Therefore, labor's policy is expected gets focused on given specialization corresponds to that region characteristics.

  19. Labor tax reform, unemployment, and search

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    Heijdra, Ben J.; Ligthart, Jenny E.

    2009-01-01

    A key obstacle to reducing payroll taxes in many industrialized and transition countries is the direct revenue loss to the government that it implies. This paper studies a simple and practical labor tax reform of reducing a payroll tax and increasing a progressive wage tax that keeps the marginal ta

  20. Targeted Business Incentives and Local Labor Markets

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    Freedman, Matthew

    2013-01-01

    This paper uses a regression discontinuity design to examine the effects of geographically targeted business incentives on local labor markets. Unlike elsewhere in the United States, enterprise zone (EZ) designations in Texas are determined in part by a cutoff rule based on census block group poverty rates. Exploiting this discontinuity as a…

  1. STATUS OF THE CHILD LABOR IN TURKEY

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    Hacer TOR

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available This paper analyzes numerical data and sectoral distribution relating to child labor in Turkey. The information is taken the labor force research data collected by the Turkish Statistical Institute. Several attempts have been made to resolve the problems of child workers in Turkey. The first stage was the implementation of the International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO/IPEC. After introduction of the program, many organizations started various activities directed towards children workers in Turkey. Since these initiatives were coordinated and complementary activities there were remarkable developments in the fight against problems of the child workers. The Turkish Statistical Institute examined the child labor force proportion by means of three separate statistical components and the results revealed that number of the child workers has a tendency to decrease. Despite some statistical research carried out in Turkey, the precise number of children that are working cannot be determined. Some of the leading factors can be listed as paucity of research carried out in this area, inaccurate official statistical data regarding the number of children who are working illegally, employed as unpaid family workers, working in the streets, working on the temporary or seasonal basis, and other related factors.

  2. Is Physical Labor Necessary for College Students?

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    郑虹

    2004-01-01

    Several months ago, I read of a story about college students doing physical labor in the newspaper. The story was about two college students in Guizhou province, who were cleaning shoes to earn money in the campus. When asked why they choose this kind of work while they could do more elegant work, such as teaching,

  3. Teaching Labor Relations with "Norma Rae"

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    Taylor, Vicki Fairbanks; Provitera, Michael J.

    2011-01-01

    Undergraduate business students in North America are often unfamiliar with the labor organizing process and frequently fail to identify with the reasons why workers join unions. This article suggests a discussion exercise based on the 1979 film, "Norma Rae," by 20th Century Fox, as an effective tool for familiarizing students with fundamental…

  4. Labor Market Effects of Unemployment Insurance Design

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    Tatsiramos, K.; van Ours, J.C.

    2012-01-01

    Abstract: With the emergence of the Great Recession unemployment insurance (UI) is once again at the heart of the policy debate. In this paper, we review the recent theoretical and empirical evidence on the labor market effects of UI design. We also discuss policy issues related to UI design, includ

  5. Essays in Labor Economics and Political Economy

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    Harmon, Nikolaj Arpe

    only in the types of jobs that workers find. In line with this idea, the chapter uses a unique new data set from Denmark to document that workers in larger labor markets find jobs for which they are a better match as measured by both previous industry experience and geographical location. They also...

  6. Understanding China's Demographic Dividends and Labor Issue

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    Peng, Xizhe

    2013-01-01

    One of the major concerns about the one-child policy is its negative impact on the current and future labor force in China. People have talked about the Lewis Turning Point and the end of demographic dividends. Some of these arguments, however, can be misleading. The working-age population (ages 15 to 59) can be treated as the potential labor…

  7. Cognitive Capitalism, Education and Digital Labor

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    Peters, Michael A., Ed.; Bulut, Ergin, Ed.

    2011-01-01

    Cognitive capitalism--sometimes referred to as "third capitalism," after mercantilism and industrial capitalism--is an increasingly significant theory, given its focus on the socio-economic changes caused by Internet and Web 2.0 technologies that have transformed the mode of production and the nature of labor. The theory of cognitive capitalism…

  8. Slave Labor Camps of the Third Reich.

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    Stone, Adolf

    1983-01-01

    Describes the ground rules used by Nazi architects in choosing the sites for slave labor camps. While some, like Auschwitz, became extermination camps, others also produced armaments. One camp, Theresienstadt, became a "model" camp to show to reporters and Red Cross representatives. (CS)

  9. On Durkheim's Explanation of Division of Labor.

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    Rueschemeyer, Dietrich

    1982-01-01

    In De la Division du Travail Social, Durkheim's causal explanation for secular increases in the division of labor and the differentiation of social structure is flawed. His metatheoretical concerns expressed in the critique of utilitarian social theory flawed his contributions to a causal explanation of social differentiation. (Author/AM)

  10. Labor Market in Conditions of Perfect Competition

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    Dragoa Gabriel MECU

    2012-01-01

    Labor market, as any market, is driven by competition, as a component of its structure. The creative and innovative capaticies and competences of people enter into trial, and they will be encouraged to seek better professional training, to develop their talent and skills, to promote innovation. Competition selects and orders the values and competencies, leading to further progress.

  11. Globalization, industrialization, and labor markets in Vietnam

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    Nørlund, Irene; Tran, *Angie Ngoc

    2015-01-01

    This paper investigates the dilemmas of reaching the Vietnamese goal of ‘civilized and equitable’ society expressed from central planning towards a ‘socialist market economy under state guidance’ with deeper integration into the global capitalist system, and their impacts on the labor markets...

  12. Ultrasociality and the sexual divisions of labor.

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    Lyon, Pamela; Caporael, Linnda R

    2016-01-01

    The ultrasociality thesis proposes that the same "mechanistic evolutionary forces" may be at work in the evolution of insect eusociality and human ultrasociality in relation to agriculture. Wide variation in the reproductive division of labor among differing highly social phyla points to a resemblance of outcomes arising from very different selective environments and possibly different forces. PMID:27561830

  13. Labor Laws Affecting Private Household Workers.

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    Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.

    Wages and working conditions for private household workers have not kept pace with other occupations, partly because of lack of coverage by labor laws. This pamphlet describes the protection available to domestics under both federal and state laws. Not only wages and hours, but also coverage by Unemployment Compensation, Workmen's Compensation,…

  14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Agency

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    Lund-Thomsen, Peter; Coe, Neil

    This article examines the circumstances under which CSR initiatives facilitate and/or constrain labor agency in GPNs. Using a case study of Nike’s CSR approach in the football manufacturing industry of Pakistan, we explore how the CSR measures advocated in a new, emerging policy paradigm on CSR i...

  15. Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes

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    Borghans, Lex; Weel, Bas ter; Weinberg, Bruce A.

    2008-01-01

    This paper develops a framework of the role of interpersonal interactions in the labor market. Effective interpersonal interactions involve caring and directness. The ability to perform these tasks varies with personality and the importance of these tasks varies across jobs. An assignment model shows that people are most productive in jobs that…

  16. Neighborhood Quality and Labor Market Outcomes

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    Damm, Anna Piil

    neighborhood may, therefore, hamper individual labor market outcomes because of lack of employed contacts. I investigate this hypothesis by exploiting a unique natural experiment that occurred between 1986 and 1998 when refugee immigrants to Denmark were assigned to municipalities quasirandomly, which...... and that a high quality of contacts increases the individual’s employment chances and annual earnings....

  17. Essays on health and labor economics

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    Hullegie, P.G.J.

    2012-01-01

    This thesis deals with a range of topics in health and labor economics. The first part examines the validity of a method that aims at improving the interpersonal comparability of self-reports in surveys. The second part is concerned with the question how the demand for medical care is related to hea

  18. 75 FR 13429 - Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings

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    2010-03-22

    ... renewed attention to customer service, the OGC will use its expertise to foster successful labor... disputes and in providing training and educating the FLRA's customers about their rights and... Regulations regarding the prevention of ULPs and invited comments on the proposed modifications. (75 FR...

  19. Does Labor Diversity Affect Firm Performance?

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    Pytlikova, Mariola; Pozzoli, Dario; Parrotta, Pierpaolo

    Using an employer-employee dataset, we analyze how diversity in cultural background, skills and demographic characteristics affects total factor productivity (TFP) of firms in Denmark. Implementing structural estimation of firms’ production function, we find evidence that labor diversity in skills...

  20. Does Labor Diversity Affect Firm Productivity?

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    Parrotta, Pierpaolo; Pozzoli, Dario; Pytlikova, Mariola

    Using an employer-employee dataset, we analyze how diversity in cultural background, skills and demographic characteristics a?ects total factor productivity (TFP) of ?rms in Denmark. Implementing structural estimation of ?rms' production function, we ?nd evidence that labor diversity in skills...

  1. Wages and Labor Management in African Manufacturing

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    Fafchamps, Marcel; Soderbom, Mans

    2006-01-01

    Using matched employer-employee data from ten African countries, we examine the relationship between wages, worker supervision, and labor productivity in manufacturing. Wages increase with firm size for both production workers and supervisors. We develop a two-tier model of supervision that can account for this stylized fact and we fit the…

  2. Incapacidad y aptitud laboral. Nuevas sinergias entre medicina evaluadora y medicina laboral. Historia clínica laboral única: la capacidad laboral, un continuo evolutivo

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    Fernando García Benavides

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available En España coexisten dos sistemas públicos de salud: el universal, gestionado por las comunidades autónomas y financiado con impuestos, y el laboral, gestionado por las Mutuas y financiado por cuotas a la Seguridad Social, los cuales se reparten la responsabilidad de gestión de la incapacidad laboral. Esta doble dependencia dificulta la gestión de esta importante prestación sanitaria y social. Una gestión que es diferente en función de la etiología (común o profesional y su pronóstico (temporal o permanente. Para poder comprender mejor la naturaleza de la incapacidad laboral, y que su investigación sea útil para mejorar su gestión médica y social, conviene adoptar una perspectiva longitudinal (life course research, analizando trayectorias de incapacidad en los individuos, y no solo episodios aislados. Una trayectoria de incapacidad que debemos analizar junto a la trayectoria laboral de esa misma persona. Para analizar conjuntamente las trayectorias laboral y de incapacidad disponemos de la Muestra Continua de Vidas Laborales de la Seguridad Social desde 2004. Una muestra de 873.008 afiliados (un 4%, aproximadamente en 2009 entre los que se produjeron 163.136 episodios de incapacidad temporal (IT iniciados en 2009, las cuales evolucionaron entre 2009 y 2012 a 4.738 casos de incapacidad permanente (IP. Un 2,9% en total, que fue del 12,6% en caso de tumores malignos (282 IP de 2.234 IT y del 9,2% en el caso de enfermedades cardiovasculares (344 IP de 3.532 IT. En un contexto de incremento de la esperanza de vida y la prevalencia de enfermedades crónicas (vivimos más pero con más incapacidad necesitamos analizar longitudinalmente las trayectorias de incapacidad para poder prevenir los años de vida laboral perdidos por IP, los cuales, como sabemos, están relacionados con la trayectoria laboral (1.

  3. El síndrome de fatiga crónica: del modelo de susceptibilidad a la hipótesis de la cadena de estrés en el área laboral

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    Fernando Mansilla Izquierdo

    2003-01-01

    El modelo de susceptibilidad tiene en cuenta la combinación de algunos elementos: la susceptibilidad biológica, la susceptibilidad al mobbing, la susceptibilidad al burn-out, la susceptibilidad al estrés laboral, y los factores de protección como: apoyo social, autoconcepto positivo, locus de control interno, alta autoestima y sentimiento de autoeficacia. La hipótesis de la cadena de estrés en el área laboral considera que la persistencia del estrés laboral es acumulativa. El mobbing, el sínd...

  4. Foreign labor and regional labor markets: aggregate and disaggregate impact on growth and wages in Danish regions

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    Schmidt, Torben Dall; Jensen, Peter Sandholt

    2013-01-01

    Foreign labor has become a central issue in Western Europe. This paper tests whether (1) inflows of foreign labor affect regional growth, and thereby whether employment opportunities for Danish workers are affected; (2) inflows of foreign labor lower real wage growth. We find that foreign labor has...... non-negative effects on the job opportunities for Danish workers in regional labor markets, whereas the evidence of a regional wage growth effect is mixed. We also present disaggregated results focusing on regional heterogeneity of business structures, skill levels and backgrounds of foreign labor....... The results are interpreted within a specific Danish labor market context and the associated regional outcomes. This adds to previous findings and emphasizes the importance of labor market institutions for the effect of foreign labor on regional employment growth....

  5. Estrés alimentario y salud laboral vs. estrés laboral y alimentación equilibrada

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    Juan José Díaz Franco

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Si bien el estrés laboral es una realidad experimentada cada jornada por muchos trabajadores, debemos reconocer que algunas profesiones y actividades laborales generan más estrés (distrés que otras: así, los trabajos de dirección, nocturnos, monótonos, de servicios comunitarios, de industria pesada y minería, de construcción, etc. La mayor acumulación de estrés laboral puede alterar los patrones de conducta de quienes lo sufren. De manera muy especial, los hábitos alimentarios y las conductas asociadas a ellos pueden verse seriamente afectados por el estrés laboral (ingestas inadecuadas o extemporáneas, o pueden, "sensu contrario", ser desencadenantes de formas de estrés originadas por alteraciones o desórdenes dietéticos. Por eso no extraña que el aparato digestivo se convierta en órgano diana de patologías asociadas al estrés propio de ambientes y ritmos laborales insanos y vitandos. El estrés laboral puede alterar el apetito y el hambre y, como consecuencia, la correcta conducta alimentaria y la nutrición que, inexorable e involuntariamente, sigue a ésta. En determinadas circunstancias, hay disociación entre el apetito (sensación primariamente psíquica y el hambre (sensación básicamente orgánica. Y es que el apetito, como estado mental, puede verse modificado por diferentes situaciones emocionales (muy frecuentemente, por el estrés laboral, o a través de variaciones químicas y vasculares y de impulsos transmitidos al mesencéfalo desde diversos órganos, donde el estrés podría desempeñar también un papel relevante. La nutrición depende esencialmente de la alimentación; pero, a su vez, una fuente importante de estrés la constituye la forma en que nos alimentamos, porque si lo hacemos erróneamente podemos contraer enfermedades. Si nuestras células no reciben los aportes nutritivos adecuados, se produce una gran carga de estrés debida a esta demanda interna insatisfecha.Although occupational stress is a

  6. Estrés Laboral, consideraciones sobre sus características y formas de afrontamiento

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    Roberto Rodríguez Gonzales; Yamila Roque Doval; Osana Molerio Pérez

    2002-01-01

    El presente trabajo al abordar el estrés y en particular su vinculación con la problemática laboral, intenta además de presentar las experiencias y recopilaciones de información de los autores, brindar enfoque novedoso e integral de l mismo atendiendo a la presencia e importancia que gana en la modernidad. Se ofrecen además recomendaciones acerca de su enfrentamiento desde los planos personal y organizacional.

  7. Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards

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    Kaushik Basu

    1999-01-01

    At least 120 million of the world's children aged 5 to 14 worked full-time in 1995, most of them under hazardous, unhygienic conditions, for more than 10 hours a day. This is an old problem worldwide but particularly so in Third World countries in recent decades. What has changed, with globalization, is our awareness of these child laborers. (The International Labor Organization distinguishes between"child work,"which could include light household chores and could have some learning value, an...

  8. O Partograma como instrumento de análise da assistência ao parto El partograma como instrumento de análisis de la asistencia al parto The partogram as an instrument to analyze care during labor and delivery

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    Ivanilde Marques da Silva Rocha

    2009-12-01

    puede ser un instrumento orientador para la adopción de intervenciones en el trabajo de parto.Both the World Health Organization and the Brazilian Ministry of Health recommend using the partogram to follow labor. The objective of this study was to analyze the use of obstetrical interventions, the types of delivery, and perinatal outcomes according to zones I, II and III of the partogram. This cross-sectional study was performed with 233 low-risk pregnant women between December 2004 and March 2005 at a public maternity hospital located in the city of Itapecerica da Serra, in the state of São Paulo. Comparative analysis was performed using Chi-square and Fischer exact tests. The practices used in the different partogram zones with statistical significance of (p = 0.05 were: bath, movement and walking (zone-III; artificial rupture of the membranes (zone-II and oxytocin (zone-I. Caesarean sections were performed on 24% of women in zone-III. The interventions occurred at a timely moment, indicating that the partogram is an instrument that can be used as a guide when adopting interventions during labor.

  9. 77 FR 194 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts for Commercial Items

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    2012-01-03

    ... material; (4) Clarify contract types; (5) Potential for rule to limit the use of T&M contracts; (6...) The ordering activity shall specify the order type (i.e., firm-fixed price, time- and-materials, or... RIN 9000-AL74 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts...

  10. Motivación laboral: Factores más relevantes

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    Pérez Guardado, Nerea

    2015-01-01

    La motivación es lo que induce al individuo a ejecutar una determinada actividad o a responder con un comportamiento u otro ante una situación concreta. La motivación laboral será el impulso que incite al trabajador a lograr satisfacer sus propias necesidades y lograr unos objetivos a través del progreso de su trabajo. Por su parte, las empresas pretenderán motivar a sus trabajadores para que se esfuercen y muestren interés en la realización de su trabajo, implicándose así más ...

  11. How Large Is China’s Rural Surplus Labor Force?

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    马晓河; 马建蕾

    2008-01-01

    The existence of surplus labor in the countryside and transfer of agricultural labor to non-agricultural sectors is a common phenomenon in economic development.Supply of rural surplus labor will change with the transfer of labor.By calculating the di erence between the agricultural labor force and current demand of laborin agriculture,this paper seeks to estimate the total amount of China’s rural surplus labor as identified by age,gender and education.Results indicate that there areroughly 110 million rural surplus laborers,of which 50%are aged above 40 years old,55.37%are women,and 42.96%have received an education below primaryschool.Currently,China’s rural surplus labor supply falls short of non-agricultural industry demand.

  12. Regulation of youth labor market in the Samarkand region

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    Sirojitdin Kurbanov

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available The paper considers role of youth in labor force formation in Samarqand region of Uzbekistan. Theessential youth factor within the labor resources makes necessary discretionary employment policy.

  13. BENEFÍCIOS DE UM PROGRAMA DE ATIVIDADE FÍSICA LABORAL EM FUNCIONÁRIAS QUE DESEMPENHAM A SUA ATIVIDADE LABORAL SENTADAS

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    André Ferreira

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available O avanço da tecnologia, associado ao sedentarismo, tem limitado os movimentos corporais do ser humano, sendo considerado um dos graves problemas societais da atualidade (Hill et al., 2012. Num âmbito laboral, onde a posição sentada é predominante e mantida por longos períodos de tempo, as repercussões ao nível da saúde por problemas posturais são evidentes. De facto, a adoção de uma postura inadequada acresce a pressão nos discos intervertebrais, acarretando o surgimento de problemas físicos (e.g. lesões músculo-esqueléticas, de fadiga e sintomas de desconforto.No sentido de prevenir os problemas anteriormente descritos e de promover aos funcionários um tempo de descontração, surgem os programas de Atividade Física Laboral: aulas que consistem em exercícios físicos, alongamentos, exercícios de relaxamento e de flexibilidade, no ambiente de trabalho, e durante o horário laboral. Estes programas são sustentados por investigações recentes que têm demostrando inúmeras vantagens na sua adoção (To et al., 2013. De facto, programas que visem a correção da postura corporal e a redução do stress induzido por movimentos repetitivos, têm sustentado a sua aplicação em diferentes empresas. No entanto, a nível nacional ainda existe alguma relutância na sua adoção como prática comum no Mercado Laboral.Objetivo: O objetivo do presente estudo foi verificar possíveis benefícios induzidos por um programa de Atividade Física Laboral, em funcionárias de uma Instituição de Ensino Superior, cuja atividade laboral consiste em 40h por semana numa posição sentada.

  14. Labor Supply and Government Programs: A Cross-Country Analysis

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    Andrés Erosa; Luisa Fuster; Gueorgui Kambourov

    2011-01-01

    There are substantial cross-country differences in labor supply late in the life cycle (age 50+). A theory of labor supply and retirement decisions is developed to quantitatively assess the role of social security, disability insurance, and taxation for understanding differences in labor supply late in the life cycle across European countries and the United States. The findings support the view that government policies can go a long way towards accounting for the low labor supply late in the ...

  15. Labor Courts, Nomination Bias, and Unemployment in Germany

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    Berger, Helge; Neugart, Michael

    2006-01-01

    Labor courts play an important role in determining the effective level of labor market regulation in Germany, but their application of law may not be even-handed. Based on a simple theoretical model and a new panel data set, we identify a nomination bias in labor court activity - that is, court activity varies systematically with the political leaning of the government that has appointed judges. In an extension, we find a significant positive relation between labor court activity and unemploy...

  16. Litigation at Work: Defending Day Labor in Los Angeles

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    Cummings, Scott L

    2011-01-01

    Local opposition to day laborers is built upon a standard diagnosis of the day labor “problem” and a common approach to its “remedy.” The diagnosis views day labor as a public nuisance that imposes negative externalities on a locality by disrupting normal patterns of business, traffic, and pedestrian exchange. The remedy involves the enactment of new land use regulations, known as antisolicitation ordinances, designed to remove day laborers from the street corners—thereby undermining their ab...

  17. Idleness, returns to education and child labor

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    José Raimundo Carvalho

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Although recent trends about child labor are positive, see ILO (2006, there still are important shortcomings which require further investigation. Among them, the exclusion of the category "idle children" (those who neither work nor study from past studies, as well as the lack of reliable information on returns to education are two significant omissions. By using a data base that contains details on idle children and a proxy for the returns to education, we find evidence that confirms traditional findings both with regard to the strong positive effect of parental background and to the positive relationship between the number of children in the household and child labor. On the other hand, our estimates point out new insights, such as the great regional variation of estimates and the fact that the Body Mass Index effect is positive. Finally, we suggest a new perspective on the issue of "street children" through the analysis of the category of "idle children".

  18. LABOR GYMNASTICS: STRETCHING EXERCISE X FLEXIONAMENT

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    Jacqueline Amorin Anchieta Borges da Silva, Isabel Cristina Taranto e Fernanda Piasecki

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    Full Text Available Nowadays, there are many opportunities for the society to live a healthful and long life. At the same time, never people was so sedentary and without harmony. Without a healthy body and with “an occupied mind” the human loses exactly what more it needs: the disposal to produce, to coexist and to live a good life. In this context, the present research aimed to revise some terms related to labor gymnastics, which is focused in the prevention of risks related to hours of working and in the reduction of muscular tension levels that may be originated during a day of work. Thus, the present study will make a differentiation between the use of stretching and flexionament during labor gymnastic sessions.

  19. LABOR MARKET INTEGRATION OF HIGHER EDUCATIONECONOMIC GRADUATES

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    Angelescu Coralia

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Transition from school to work is a major research topic in the last decade (Hannan and Werquin 2001 and Ryan 2001. The main reason is related to the fact that after graduating finding a job is difficult and more often the graduates occupy vulnerable positions. In Romania, one year after graduation, the insertion rate is 60,9% for university graduates and 35% for those with secondary education. This paper examines the process of insertion of higher education graduates in the Romanian labor market, focusing on economic profile graduates and using a national survey conducted on a sample including the 2003, 2005 and 2007 promotions. Keywords: labor market, insertion, youth unemployment

  20. Social inequalities in probabilistic labor markets

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    Inoue, Jun-Ichi; Chen, He

    2015-03-01

    We discuss social inequalities in labor markets for university graduates in Japan by using the Gini and k-indices . Feature vectors which specify the abilities of candidates (students) are built-into the probabilistic labor market model. Here we systematically examine what kind of selection processes (strategies) by companies according to the weighted feature vector of each candidate could induce what type of inequalities in the number of informal acceptances leading to a large mismatch between students and companies. This work was financially supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) No. 2533027803 and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Area No. 2512001313.

  1. FETAL MONITORING DURING THE OBSTETRIC LABOR

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    Salcedo-Ramos Francisco

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available The intrapartum fetal monitoring is part of the tests to assess the fetal well-being. It is an easy, cheap, reproducible and non-invasive method without adverse effects or contraindications. The main objective of this method is to assess the fetal status during the obstetric labor, identifying the fetus that probably could have alterations. It is determined for alterations in the next variables: [A] Frequency, variability and decelerations of the fetal cardiac rhythm [B] Fetal movements. [C] Changes in the cardiac activity according to the uterine activity. The findings allow classifying the fetal status in three categories. And in this way, the adequate measures could be established before irreversible lesions and death could occur in the fetus. Rev.cienc.biomed. 2015;6(1:170-178 KEYWORDS Cardiotocography; Fetal Monitoring; Heart fetal rate; Obstetric labor.

  2. Forced Labor during the Romanian Holocaust

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    Mihai Chioveanu

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available My paper aims to retrieve and present in general lines one aspect of the Romanian Holocaust that was since recently ignored by most scholars in the field, namely the forced labor of the Jewish population. Part of the deliberate anti-Jewish policy of the Antonescu government, the issue of forced labor is relevant as it completes the picture of the Holocaust in Romania, at the same time indicating the border between the Romanian apartheid society and the Romanian genocidal state. The paper thus points at the necessity for the scholars to continue their research in the field of holocaust studies at large, a topic that is far from exhausting its resources and significance.

  3. Forms and causes of labor disputes

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    Denada Keçiçi

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Labor disputes can be small or large, individual or collective, refer to a particular job or lie in more than one enterprise. The causes of these disputes are numerous and diverse, ranging from a simple appeal of one individual employee for the right of compensation, in a collective complaint of the employees about the unsafe or unhealthy conditions of work, or termination of work by all employees in a workplace, claiming that they are prevented from setting up a union to protect their interests. The product of this process is a binding agreement for its implementation and is the result of ongoing cooperation between employees and employers based on consensual decision. Organizations of employees are important actors of collective conflict resolution procedures of labor relations, and particularly those held in the offices of reconciliation, should revitalize their role.

  4. Assessment of the energetics of human labor

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    Giampietro, M. (Istituto Nazionale della Nutrizione, Rome (Italy)); Pimentel, D. (Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (USA))

    1990-10-01

    The energetic analysis of farming systems implies an assessment of the energetics of human labor. The energy cost of 1 h of human labor is generally estimated according to its physiological requirement (the hierarchical level at which the assessment is made is at the individual level). A different way of describing the interaction between human society and the ecosystem is presented (assessment referred to the society level). The shift from the individual level to the societal level provides a new perspective when assessing the energetic efficiency of farming. For example, the power level of the system becomes a new and important parameter to consider. Numerical examples illustrate the proposed approach. 4 figs., 12 refs., 1 tab.

  5. Neighborhood quality and labor market outcomes

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    Damm, Anna Piil

    2014-01-01

    of refugee men. Their labor market outcomes are also not affected by the overall employment rate and the overall average skill level in the neighborhood. However, an increase in the average skill level of non-Western immigrant men living in the neighborhood raises their employment probability, while......Settlement in a socially deprived neighborhood may hamper individual labor market outcomes because of lack of employed or highly skilled contacts. I investigate this hypothesis by exploiting a unique natural experment that occurred between 1986 and 1998 when refugee immigrants to Denmark were...... an increase in the employment rate of co-national men living in the neighborhood raises their real annual earnings. This provides quasi-experimental evidence that residence-based job information networks are ethnically stratified....

  6. REGULATED BUSINESS HOURS, COMPETITION, AND LABOR UNIONS

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    Shy, Oz; Stenbacka, Rune

    2002-01-01

    We analyze a retail industry where shops compete in prices and opening hours. We demonstrate that stores with longer opening hours tend to charge higher prices. Then, we calculate the symmetric equilibrium in closing hours and demonstrate a market failure with opening hours shorter than the socially optimal level. Furthermore, we characterize a condition under which labor unions would set high wages that would limit opening hours below the equilibrium level. Thus, opening hours...

  7. Statistical Discrimination in a Competitive Labor Market

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    Jonathan B. Berk

    1999-01-01

    This paper studies the effect of employee job selection in a model of statistical discrimination in a competitive labor market. In an economy in which there are quality differences between groups, a surprisingly strong condition is required to guarantee discrimination against the worse qualified group --- MLRP must hold. In addition, because of the self-selection bias induced by competition, the resulting discrimination is small when compared to the magnitude of the underlying quality differe...

  8. Do emotions improve labor market outcomes?

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    Goette, Lorenz; Huffman, David

    2005-01-01

    Traditionally, models of economic decision-making assume that individuals are rational and emotionless. This chapter argues that the neglect of emotion in economic models explains their inability to predict important aspects of the labor market. We focus on one example: the scarcity of nominal wage cuts. Firms frequently cut real wages of workers, by increasing nominal wages by less than the inflation rate, but seldom cut nominal wages, in contrast to the predictions of the standard, rational...

  9. Job Loss and Immigrant Labor Market Performance

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    Bratsberg, Bernt; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Røed, Knut

    2016-01-01

    While integration policies typically focus on labor market entry, we present evidence showing that immigrants from low‐income countries tend to have more precarious jobs, and face more severe consequences of job loss, than natives. For immigrant workers in the Norwegian private sector, the probability of job loss in the near future is twice that of native workers. Using corporate bankruptcy for identification, we find that the adverse effects of job loss on future employment and earnings are ...

  10. Job vacancy chains in metropolitan labor markets

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    Felsenstein, Daniel; Persky, Joseph; Carlson, Virginia

    2002-01-01

    Metropolitan Labor markets are characterized by gross flows, much larger than the traditional net measures of employment change might suggest. Standard impact analyses of employment change tend to either ignore these flows or treat them as a matter of 'job churning'. But in a metropolitan area experiencing involuntary unemployment and underemployment, these flows may offer real opportunities for individuals to improve their employment positions. Such improvement occurs along 'job chains' in w...

  11. Labor market discrimination as an agency cost

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    Méon, Pierre-Guillaume; Szafarz, Ariane

    2008-01-01

    This paper studies labor market discriminations as an agency problem. It sets up a principal-agent model of a firm, where the manager is a taste discriminator and has to make unobservable hiring decisions that determine the shareholder’s profits because workers differ in skills. The paper shows that performance-based contracts may moderate the manager’s propensity to discriminate, but that they are unlikely to fully eliminate discrimination. Moreover, the model predicts that sectors with high...

  12. Segmentation in the Brazilian Labor Market

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    Fernando Botelho; Vladimir Ponczek

    2011-01-01

    This paper measures the degree of segmentation in the brazilian labor market. Controlling for observable and unobservable characteristics, workers earn more in the formal sector, which supports the segmentation hypothesis. We break down the degree of segmentation by socio-economic attributes to identify the groups where this phenomenon is more prevalent. We investigate the robustness of our findings to the inclusion of self-employed individuals, and apply a two-stage panel probit model using ...

  13. Implicit contracts, unemployment, and labor market segmentation

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    Altmann, Steffen; Falk, Armin; Huffman, David

    2010-01-01

    We analyze the impact of imperfect contract enforcement on the emergence of unemployment. In an experimental labor market where trading parties can form long-term employment relationships, we compare a work environment where effort is observable, but not verifiable to a situation where explicit contracts are feasible. Our main result shows that unemployment is much higher when third-party contract enforcement is absent. Unemployment is involuntary, being caused by firms' employment and contra...

  14. Immigrants Responsiveness to Labor Market Conditions

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    Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara

    2005-01-01

    Using data from the Spanish Labor Force Survey (Encuesta de Población Activa) from 1999 through 2004, we explore the role of regional employment opportunities in explaining the increasing immigrant flows of recent years despite the limited internal mobility on the part of natives. Subsequently, we investigate the policy question of whether immigration has helped reduced unemployment rate disparities across Spanish regions by attracting immigrant flows to regions offering better employment opp...

  15. Does Labor Diversity Affect Firm Productivity?

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    Parrotta, Pierpaolo; Pozzoli, Dario; Pytlikova, Mariola

    2010-01-01

    Using an employer-employee dataset, we analyze how diversity in cultural background, skills and demographic characteristics affects total factor productivity (TFP) of firms in Denmark. Implementing structural estimation of firms’ production function, we find evidence that labor diversity in skills/education significantly enhances firm performance as measured by firm TFP. Conversely, diversity in demographics and ethnicity brings mixed results – both dimensions of workforce diversity have eith...

  16. Social Preferences and Labor Market Policy

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    Filges, Trine; Kennes, John; Larsen, Birthe;

    2006-01-01

    from advantaged to disadvantaged workers. A worker can be disadvantaged in the sense that they may have less ability to aquire and utilize skills in the workplace. The model explains why passive benefits tend to fall and active benefits tend to increase during the course of unemployment spell....... The model also explains why countries that appear to pursue equity spend more on both active and passive labor market programs....

  17. South China Feels Acute Labor Shortage

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    The Pearl River Delta, with Guangzhou — the capital of Guangdong Province — as its nucleus, has for years been an economic powerhouse in China.Millions of surplus rural workers once flocked to the south China region to find jobs, but now the area is facing a crisis: many farmers-turned-laborers are shunning the Pearl River area and are moving instead to the Yangtze River Delta,

  18. FETAL MONITORING DURING THE OBSTETRIC LABOR

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    Salcedo-Ramos Francisco; Méndez-Rodríguez Rogelio; Vallejo-Navarro Carolina

    2015-01-01

    The intrapartum fetal monitoring is part of the tests to assess the fetal well-being. It is an easy, cheap, reproducible and non-invasive method without adverse effects or contraindications. The main objective of this method is to assess the fetal status during the obstetric labor, identifying the fetus that probably could have alterations. It is determined for alterations in the next variables: [A] Frequency, variability and decelerations of the fetal cardiac rhythm [B] Fetal ...

  19. Essays on health and labor economics

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    Hullegie, P.G.J.

    2012-01-01

    Abstract: This thesis deals with a range of topics in health and labor economics. The first part examines the validity of a method that aims at improving the interpersonal comparability of self-reports in surveys. The second part is concerned with the question how the demand for medical care is related to health insurance, and to health. The third part studies whether job search requirements help older workers to find a job more quickly.

  20. Female labor supply and child care

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    P. CHONE; D. LE BLANC; I. ROBERT-BOBEE

    2002-01-01

    We use household income tax data to estimate a structural model of female labor supply and utilization of paid child care outside the home. We find that child care costs have little impact on the participation decision of mothers of young children. However, they influence hours of work, as well as the decision to utilize paid child care. We use our results to simulate various policy reforms. Suppressing the APE (Parental Education Aid) would cause the participation rate in our sample to rise ...

  1. Child Care Arrangements and Labor Supply

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    Del Boca, Daniela

    2015-01-01

    This paper discusses several approaches to examining the relationship between child care and mothers' labor supply. The focus is on child care for children aged 0-3, because this is a critical period for working mothers and their children and because most European and American households with children aged 3-5 already use child care centers. The paper provides data concerning availability of, government spending on, and quantity and quality standards for child care in different countries, the...

  2. Child Benefit Reform and Labor Market Participation

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    Tamm, Marcus

    2009-01-01

    This paper examines the impact of a change in the German child benefit system in 1996, which led to a large increase in lump sum transfers to families with children. We analyze the impact on the labor force participation of family members. Comparing behavioral changes of adults with children with behavioral changes of adults without children, we find that single mothers and mothers with a working partner considerably reduced the number of working hours (conditional on participation). Particip...

  3. LABOR FLEXICURITY IN THE WAGE POLICY

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    AVRAM COSTIN DANIEL

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available In recent years, economists and specialists in human resources have shown a growing interest for more efficient wage policy, one that proves to be judiciously developed and in accordance with the specific activity of each entity. Therefore, an effective wage policy should be part of the general policy of the firm and should answer, on the one hand to the general requirements of increasing the efficiency of the activity and on the other hand to provide stimulation and motivation for the staff so to achieve not only individual performance but bring along added value to the overall business performance. This article is part of a broader research conducted by authors in the field of wages and labor market flexicurity. In elaborating this article we have appealed to an exhaustive analysis of EU law regarding remuneration of labor, in general, and labor flexicurity, in particular, the opinions of experts in the field were considered and their opinions, or some legal texts, the most significant ones, were presented in this work in a summary form. A critical documentary work on Community regulations and Romanian legislation, foreign specialized literature and the one published in our country was performed while conducting the research. The theoretical approach of flexicurity is different from state to state within the European Union in relation to the development and diversification of the labor market of each state. In some countries the efforts can focus on the firms for retraining, requalification, while in others the focus should be put on training during periods of inactivity or unemployment.

  4. Labor market reforms and unemployment dynamics

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    Murtin, Fabrice; Robin, Jean-Marc

    2014-01-01

    In this paper, we quantify the contribution of labor market reforms to unemployment dynamics in nine OECD countries (Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States). We build and estimate a dynamic stochastic search-matching model with heterogeneous workers, where aggregate shocks to productivity fuel up the cycle, and unanticipated policy interventions shift structural parameters and displace the long-term equilibrium. We show that the he...

  5. Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Organizing

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    Ralph Armbruster

    2015-01-01

    The globalization of the world economy has opened up new possibilities for cross-border labor organizing. In fact, several U.S. unions are working together with unions from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Japan, South Korea, and many European nations. For example, over the last several years, UNITE (Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees), the AFL-CIO, and the international garment workers trade secretariat have worked directly with maquiladora workers i...

  6. 29 CFR 402.1 - Labor organization constitution and bylaws.

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    ... 29 Labor 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Labor organization constitution and bylaws. 402.1 Section... constitution and bylaws. Every labor organization shall adopt a constitution and bylaws consistent with the... a constitution and bylaws which it has previously adopted and under which it is operating when...

  7. 20 CFR 656.32 - Revocation of approved labor certifications.

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    ... Officer in consultation with the Chief, Division of Foreign Labor Certification may take steps to revoke... Intent to Revoke an approved labor certification which contains a detailed statement of the grounds for... relevant evidence presented in deciding whether to revoke the labor certification. (2) If rebuttal...

  8. Women in the Labor Force: A Databook. Report 985

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    US Department of Labor, 2005

    2005-01-01

    A major development in the American workforce has been the increased labor force participation of women. In 1970, only about 43 percent of women age 16 and older were in the labor force; by 1999, that figure had risen to 60 percent. From 1999 to 2004, women's labor force participation rate receded slightly to 59.2 percent, still well above the…

  9. 20 CFR 202.15 - Railway labor organizations.

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    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Railway labor organizations. 202.15 Section 202.15 Employees' Benefits RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD REGULATIONS UNDER THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT ACT EMPLOYERS UNDER THE ACT § 202.15 Railway labor organizations. Railway labor organizations, national in...

  10. The Impact of Labor Demand on Time to the Doctorate

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    Groen, Jeffrey A.

    2016-01-01

    The goal of this paper is to estimate the impact of labor demand on time to the doctorate. Empirical investigation of this relationship in previous research was hampered by the difficulty of measuring labor demand. I construct a measure of labor demand in seven fields in the humanities and social sciences based on the annual number of job listings…

  11. 48 CFR 16.602 - Labor-hour contracts.

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    2010-10-01

    ... METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES TYPES OF CONTRACTS Time-and-Materials, Labor-Hour, and Letter Contracts 16.602 Labor-hour contracts. Description. A labor-hour contract is a variation of the time-and-materials contract, differing only in that materials are not supplied by the contractor. See 12.207(b),...

  12. The Origins of Forced Labor in the Witwatersrand

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    Moeti, Moitsadi

    1986-01-01

    Gold mining brought a forced labor system to Witwatersrand, South Africa, in the 1880s as African laborers were rounded up from the hinterland and delivered to the mines. The system produced low wages, high mortality, and the loss of chances for upward mobility. Forced labor persists today in South African mines. (VM)

  13. Managing Labor Market Changes: Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs

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    O'Neill, Barbara

    2014-01-01

    The United States labor market has undergone a dramatic sea change with increasing numbers of permanent freelancers and temporary workers. One in three workers has a temporary freelance job. It is estimated that, by 2020, more than 40% of the American labor force-60 million people-will be self-employed. This article discusses labor force trends,…

  14. The Impact of Child Labor on Schooling Outcomes in Nicaragua

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    Zabaleta, Mariela Buonomo

    2011-01-01

    Child labor is considered a key obstacle to reaching the international commitments of Education For All. However, the empirical evidence on the effects of child labor on educational attainments is mostly limited to static measurements. This paper assesses the consequences of child labor on schooling outcomes over time by employing a three-year…

  15. [Labor analgesia in the US and Japan].

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    Morishima, Hisayo O

    2007-09-01

    Obstetric anesthesia has made significant progress over the last 50 years. It is one of the major subspecialties in anesthesia in US. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) was founded in 1968. According to its SCORE project on the practice of obstetric anesthesia, 82.4% of all parturients received some form of anesthesia for cesarean section or labor analgesia. Epidural analgesia was the most common form of labor analgesia (65%), followed by CSEA. This high percentage of anesthesia care for parturients mandates the presence of obstetric anesthesiologists at labor and delivery suites in major hospitals in US. The Japanese Society of Obstetrics and Anesthesia, formerly "Mutsu-bunben Kenkyukai", now called "Bunben to Masui Kenkyukai", was founded in Japan at about the same time as SOAP. Despite its long history, obstetric anesthesia is yet to be a major subspecialty in Japan. It is encouraging, however, that the number of attendants in obstetric anesthesia sessions in JSA seems increasing. SOAP has played an important role in the education and progress of obstetric anesthesia in US. I hope that the joint symposium of SOAP, Bunben to Masui Kenkyukai, and JSA at 39th SOAP annual meeting will facilitate the progress of obstetric anesthesia in Japan. PMID:17877044

  16. de la flexibilización laboral

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    Carmen Añez-H.

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Los aspectos a desarrollar en el trabajo, se refieren a los factores que determinan la aplicación de la flexibilidad laboral, las ventajas para el capital y, el capital intelectual como nueva forma de la flexibilización. Para tal fin, se realizó una revisión teórica sobre la temática. Los resultados reflejan que la globalización ha tenido un efecto negativo en el entorno laboral, una muestra es el desmantelamiento de las relaciones laborales, a partir de la implementación de la estrategia de flexibilización para disminuir los costos laborales. El empresario está considerando valorar el capital intelectual, debido a que el conocimiento de los trabajadores le genera más valor a las empresas. Se concluye, que la flexibilización laboral sigue vigente como estrategia del capital. La valoración del capital intelectual es parte de esa estrategia, que persigue aumentar la competitividad de las empresas, incentivando a los trabajadores a aportar su conocimiento a las organizaciones, construyendo respuestas, innovando y solucionando problemas de acuerdo a los cambios y exigencias del mercado. A pesar de esto, la precarización sigue afectando a los trabajadores.

  17. The Labor Economics of Paid Crowdsourcing

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    Horton, John

    2010-01-01

    Crowdsourcing is a form of "peer production" in which work traditionally performed by an employee is outsourced to an "undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call." We present a model of workers supplying labor to paid crowdsourcing projects. We also introduce a novel method for estimating a worker's reservation wage--the smallest wage a worker is willing to accept for a task and the key parameter in our labor supply model. It shows that the reservation wages of a sample of workers from Amazon's Mechanical Turk (AMT) are approximately log normally distributed, with a median wage of $1.38/hour. At the median wage, the point elasticity of extensive labor supply is 0.43. We discuss how to use our calibrated model to make predictions in applied work. Two experimental tests of the model show that many workers respond rationally to offered incentives. However, a non-trivial fraction of subjects appear to set earnings targets. These "target earners" consider not just the offered wage--whic...

  18. E mpowerment y satisfacción laboral

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    Camila Paz Guzmán Delfino

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: En el presente estudio se ha pretendido comprobar la relación que posee el Empowerment con la Satisfacción Laboral. El motivo de este estudio reside en la importancia del trabajo en la vida de un individuo y por consiguiente la importancia de cómo se siente este con respecto al trabajo que desempeña en su vida personal y social. Es por ello que se ha realizado un investigación basada en comprobar no sólo hasta qué punto se relacionan estados variables sino que también la posible existencia de diferencias entre los puestos de trabajo. Los resultados mostraron una correlación positiva significativa entre el Empowerment y la Satisfacción Laboral, así como diferencias significativas en la media de puntuación entre el trabajo relacionado con la docencia y el trabajo relacionado con la hostelería. Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between employee empowerment and job satisfaction. The reason of this study lies in the importance of work in human life and its influence on other aspects such as private or social life. In order to understand it better, not only the relation between two variables, Empowerment and Job Satisfaction has been studied. We also researched posible differences between various professions. Results indicate that employee Empowerment has positive and significant impact on job satisfaction. The results also confirm a significant difference between waiters’ and profesors’ job satisfaction level.

  19. Justicia organizacional, desempeño laboral y discapacidad

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    Maribel Peña-Ochoa

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo expone los resultados de una revisión documental de los conceptos de justicia organizacional, desempeño laboral en relación al colectivo de personas en situación de discapacidad. La pesquisa se efectuó en bases de datos bibliográficas de acceso abierto y restringido a textos completos y referenciales en línea, textos impresos en bibliotecas de instituciones de educación superior. Los hallazgos fundamentan la evidencia del nivel de incidencia que tienen las acciones de las empresas en las percepciones de justicia organizacional de sus empleados y la relación que existe entre estas y el desempeño laboral. Sin embargo, esta correlación ha sido establecida en trabajadores sin limitaciones o restricciones en sus funcionamientos, pero no en empleados con alguna situación de discapacidad y menos aún en el contexto colombiano. Abstract This article presents the results of a literary review on the concepts of organizational justice and work performance in connection to the people with disabilities. The search was performed on open access bibliographical databases, restricted to full texts and reference texts online and printed versions in higher education institutional libraries. The findings give ground to the evidence of the incidence of the actions of the companies on the organizational justice perspective of employees and the relationship between them and the work performance. However, this correlation has been established on workers without limitations or restrictions on their performance, but not on employees with a given disability, much less in Colombian context.

  20. Inclusión laboral de personas catalogadas como discapacitadas. Algunas reflexiones para un debate necesario

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    Mauricio Mareño Sempertegui

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo expone algunas reflexiones respecto a la inclusión laboral de personas catalogadas social y culturalmente como discapacitadas. Su contenido se estructura a partir de la pregunta: ¿por qué la participación de esta población en el mercado laboral se concibió y aún se concibe como problemática? En primer lugar, se esbozan dos posibles respuestas a este interrogante y se las presenta en forma de tesis. Posteriormente, se examinan los programas nacionales de promoción del empleo, orientados a este sector poblacional, focalizando el análisis en las tesis anteriormente expuestas. Finalmente en las conclusiones se plantea que si bien la pregunta que estructura el artículo puede interpretarse como ingenua, constituye una pregunta fundamental al reflexionar sobre el fenómeno de la discapacidad y su vinculación con el mercado laboral, desde un enfoque de derechos humanos. A su vez se expone que las dos tesis propuestas revelan las principales barreras a la empleabilidad e inserción laboral de esta población. Se alude a las barreras culturales, es decir, al conjunto de representaciones sociales, ideas y concepciones sobre la empleabilidad, la discapacidad, las personas definidas como discapacitadas y sus posibilidades de empleabilidad, arraigadas en el imaginario colectivo. Se afirma que abordar estas barreras es fundamental ya que supone aproximarnos al núcleo profundo de la problemática.

  1. Teletrabajo, un enfoque desde la perspectiva de la salud laboral

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    Nelson W. López

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available El desarrollo de las TIC favoreció la aparición del Teletrabajo (TT a mediados del siglo pasado, pero actualmente, tan sólo el 13,2% de las empresas españolas lo fomentan. Las diferencias culturales, sociales, y las dificultades para homogeneizar la información disponible, hacen que resulte un desafío unificar criterios para su desarrollo. Esta revisión bibliográfica pretende mostrar el marco global del TT en España, factores de riesgo, repercusión, beneficios y perjuicios, detallar las condiciones y medidas de seguridad laboral que deberían acompañar el proceso. Para obtener los artículos se ha realizado una búsqueda bibliográfica en las principales bases de datos biomédicas. Efectos beneficiosos evidenciados serían el alto nivel de autonomía, elevada satisfacción laboral, mejor relación con el supervisor, disminución de la tasa de abandono del trabajo y del conflicto familiar. Otras publicaciones indican que reforzando los recursos personales, mejora el compromiso y la eficacia de los trabajadores. Se destaca la escasa existencia de descriptores específicos DeCS-MeSH para TT, incluidos en las bases de datos bibliográficas que utilizan estos tesauros como motor de búsqueda, Medline, Cochrane Library e IBECS, lo que dificulta la recuperación de información. El desconocimiento general sobre esta modalidad de trabajo, la cultura organizacional, el sistema de control y supervisión laborales basadas en la desconfianza, no facilitan la implantación del TT en España al ritmo en el que se impone en otros países de nuestro entorno como Reino Unido, Alemania y Francia, por lo que se hace necesario un cambio de mentalidad colectiva para integrar el TT como alternativa laboral en el marco de la sociedad actual en la que nos desenvolvemos.

  2. AL Amyloidosis

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    Desport Estelle

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Definition of the disease AL amyloidosis results from extra-cellular deposition of fibril-forming monoclonal immunoglobulin (Ig light chains (LC (most commonly of lambda isotype usually secreted by a small plasma cell clone. Most patients have evidence of isolated monoclonal gammopathy or smoldering myeloma, and the occurrence of AL amyloidosis in patients with symptomatic multiple myeloma or other B-cell lymphoproliferative disorders is unusual. The key event in the development of AL amyloidosis is the change in the secondary or tertiary structure of an abnormal monoclonal LC, which results in instable conformation. This conformational change is responsible for abnormal folding of the LC, rich in β leaves, which assemble into monomers that stack together to form amyloid fibrils. Epidemiology AL amyloidosis is the most common type of systemic amyloidois in developed countries with an estimated incidence of 9 cases/million inhabitant/year. The average age of diagnosed patients is 65 years and less than 10% of patients are under 50. Clinical description The clinical presentation is protean, because of the wide number of tissues or organs that may be affected. The most common presenting symptoms are asthenia and dyspnoea, which are poorly specific and may account for delayed diagnosis. Renal manifestations are the most frequent, affecting two thirds of patients at presentation. They are characterized by heavy proteinuria, with nephrotic syndrome and impaired renal function in half of the patients. Heart involvement, which is present at diagnosis in more than 50% of patients, leading to restrictive cardiopathy, is the most serious complication and engages prognosis. Diagnostic methods The diagnosis relies on pathological examination of an involved site showing Congo red-positive amyloid deposits, with typical apple-green birefringence under polarized light, that stain positive with an anti-LC antibody by immunohistochemistry and

  3. 76 FR 53880 - Funds Availability for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing...

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    ... Rural Housing Service Funds Availability for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year 2011 AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA... Federal Register on July 7, 2011, regarding Funds Availability for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing...

  4. Effect of Dance Labor on the Management of Active Phase Labor Pain & Clients’ Satisfaction: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study

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    Abdolahian, Somayeh; Ghavi, Fatemeh; Abdollahifard, Sareh; Sheikhan, Fatemeh

    2014-01-01

    Background: There are a wide variety of non- pharmacologic pain relief techniques for labor which include pelvic movement, upright position, back massage and partner support during the first stage of labor. The effectiveness of dance labor- which is a combination of these techniques- has not been evaluated. Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of dance labor in pain reduction and woman’s satisfaction during the first stage of labor. Methods: 60 primiparous women aged 18-35 years old were randomly assigned to dance labor and control groups. In the dance labor group, women were instructed to do standing upright with pelvic tilt and rock their hips back and forth or around in a circle while their partner massaged their back and sacrum for a minimum of 30 minutes. In the control group, the participants received usual care during physiologic labor. Pain and satisfaction scores were measured by Visual Analogue Scale. Data were analyzed by using the t. test and Chi-square. Findings: Mean pain score in the dance labor group was significantly lower than the control group (P < 0.05). The mean satisfaction score in the dance labor group was significantly higher than in the control group (P < 0.05). Conclusion: Dance labor which is a complementary treatment with low risk can reduce the intensity of pain and increase mothers, satisfaction with care during the active phase of labor. PMID:24762366

  5. Uterine electromyography for identification of first-stage labor arrest in term nulliparous women with spontaneous onset of labor

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    Vasak, Blanka; Graatsma, Elisabeth M.; Hekman-Drost, Elske; Eijkemans, Marinus J.; van Leeuwen, Jules H. Schagen; Visser, Gerard H.; Jacod, Benoit C.

    2013-01-01

    OBJECTIVE: We sought to study whether uterine electromyography (EMG) can identify inefficient contractions leading to first-stage labor arrest followed by cesarean delivery in term nulliparous women with spontaneous onset of labor. STUDY DESIGN: EMG was recorded during spontaneous labor in 119 nulli

  6. Labor Markets in Low and Middle-Income Countries : Trends and Implications for Social Protection and Labor Policies

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    Cho, Yoonyoung; Margolis, David N.; Newhouse, David; Robalino, David A.

    2012-01-01

    This paper reviews labor market trends throughout the developing world, identifies issues and policy priorities across groups of countries, and derives implications for the World Bank's new social protection and labor strategy. Five key issues are identified: a high and growing share of the labor force that is self?employed or working in household enterprises, exposure to income shocks wit...

  7. California's Agribusiness and the Farm Labor Question: The Transition from Asian to Mexican Labor, 1919-1939

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    Kim, Joon K.

    2012-01-01

    During the interwar period, California's labor-intensive agriculture transitioned from reliance on diverse immigrants to preference for Mexicans. Political movements to restrict immigration, the Great Depression, and labor unrest compelled farm employers to search for labor that could be used flexibly and deported easily. To achieve this…

  8. Satisfacción Laboral en Atención Temprana: estudio realizado en las Comunidades Autónomas de Murcia, Valencia y Castilla La Mancha

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    Orcajada Sánchez, Noelia; García Sánchez, Francisco Alberto; Sánchez López, María Cristina

    2011-01-01

    La satisfacción laboral es un tema muy estudiado en distintos ámbitos y está muy influido por la necesidades y el bienestar subjetivo de cada persona. A través de este trabajo se profundiza en el nivel de satisfacción laboral que sienten los profesionales dedicados al ámbito de la Atención Temprana en las Comunidades Autónomas de Murcia, Valencia y Castilla La Mancha, así como los factores que pueden influir en esta percepción de la satisfacción laboral: relaciones entre compañeros, clima la...

  9. Estrés psicosocial laboral en embarazadas del sector de la salud de Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba 2005-2006

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    María de Lourdes Marrero; María de los Angeles Aguilera; María Guadalupe Aldrete

    2008-01-01

    Objetivos. Evaluar el nivel el nivel de estrés psicosocial laboral según los modelos demanda-control de la tensión laboral y desbalance esfuerzo-recompensa; y determinar asociaciones entre el estrés psicosocial laboral y trastornos del embarazo. Materiales y métodos. Estudio de cohorte prospectivo con 78 trabajadoras embarazadas del sector de la salud, en un municipio de la ciudad de La Habana, Cuba, en el periodo 2005-2006. Las encuestadas respondieron una versión al español del Job Content ...

  10. Promoción de la salud y un entorno laboral saludable

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    Barrios Casas Sara

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available En este estudio se exponen abordajes sobre un entorno laboral saludable, presentándose las principales líneas en esta temática. Es en este sentido que un entorno laboral saludable promueve una buena salud, que es un recurso primordial para el desarrollo social, económico y personal, así como una importante dimensión de los ambientes laborales. Es por esta razón que, para que exista un entorno laboral saludable, se debe promover la participación de todos los actores para controlar, mejorar y mantener la salud y el bienestar de los trabajadores y, así, propender a un ambiente laboral saludable, donde se mejore la calidad de vida de toda la población, ya que este es uno de los bienes más preciados por las personas, comunidades y países. Es en este ámbito que los profesionales de enfermería, a través de la promoción en salud, van a promover entornos laborales saludables, fomentando el desarrollo personal, familiar y social, apoyando de esta manera al cumplimiento de las metas definidas por empleadores y trabajadores.

  11. Chambers of work - steps in the development of labor law

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    Ion Tutuianu

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Social changes that followed the war and perfection state unit generated new and complex problems in all areas. We try to present problems directly aimed at the working class, that is formalized and institutionalized labor, social and economic context of the time. As regards labor law of 1927 rooms and discussions around it, brought the authors to the conclusion that trying to regulate relations between labor and capital and precise directives followed, social reconciliation, abolition of trade union activity, labor movement split and its supervision. Concessions workers were considered only illusory and employers with state dominance. However during 1933/1934, Chambers work activity had a positive role in the field of enforcement of labor law, serving an important role in other institutions and labor organizations, representing a significant step in the development of labor law.

  12. Estudo da sinistralidade laboral em meio hospitalar - Aspeto fundamental para a integração da segurança no trabalho na gestão de unidades de saúde

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    M. R. Cavaleiro

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available O tipo de atividade profissional e as condições em que é desempenhada constituem fatores determinantes do risco para a saúde dos trabalhadores. Os últimos estudos realizados sobre acidentes de trabalho nas instituições de saúde revelam um aumento da incidência dos acidentes de trabalho com o consequente aumento do absentismo laboral e dos encargos financeiros inerentes.Realizamos um estudo descritivo-correlacional, retrospetivo, compreendendo um período de análise de quatro anos, utilizando os dados do serviço de saúde ocupacional, relatórios anuais e balanços sociais de cada ano em estudo. Os resultados revelaram um aumento progressivo do índice de frequência e do índice de gravidade dos acidentes de trabalho. O maior número de acidentes ocorreu nos enfermeiros, a trabalhar por turnos. A lesão mais declarada é a picada e as mãos o local mais atingido, no entanto são os esforços excessivos e a cervicalgia/lombalgia que produzem uma maior incapacidade para o trabalho com o consequente aumento dos dias de absentismo. Constatamos que o tempo em dias perdido vai gradualmente aumentando ao longo dos 4 anos, assim como as implicações financeiras. Os gestores de topo devem tomar medidas no sentido de garantir uma melhor qualidade de vida dos profissionais, contribuindo para uma melhoria da qualidade da prestação de serviços nas unidades de saúde, preservando os recursos humanos e proporcionando dotações seguras de técnicos de saúde/utente.

  13. How Effects of Local Labor Demand Shocks Vary with Local Labor Market Conditions

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    Bartik, Timothy J.

    2014-01-01

    This paper estimates how effects of shocks to local labor demand on local labor market outcomes vary with initial local economic conditions. The data are on U.S. metro areas from 1979 to 2011. The paper finds that demand shocks to local job growth have greater effects in reducing local unemployment rates if the local economy is initially depressed than if the local economy is booming. Demand shocks have greater effects on local wage rates if the local unemployment rate is initially low, but l...

  14. [Labor migration to Russia from nearby countries].

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    Krasinets, E; Barinova, N

    1996-01-01

    According to official data the unemployment rate in the Russian Federation at the end of the first half of 1995 reached 5.7 million people, or 7.6% of the economically active population. At the present time [1996] the proportion of potentially unemployed people ranges from 13% to 17% of the economically active population. During 1993-95, in the whole economy of Russia, the number of vacancies fluctuated between 320,000 and 400,000. Moreover, in the first quarter of 1995 an increase of manpower needs by 14% was observed compared to the first quarter of 1994. In the first half of 1995 the manpower needs increased to 311,000-400,000 people, or 43.1%. As far as the regional distribution of available jobs was concerned, one-fifth of them was located in the Urals and western Siberia and about one-third in the central region. In order to protect the labor market for Russian natives, in December 1993 a presidential decree was issued. At the end of 1994 the number of foreign workers in Russia numbered 128,999 people, of which 73,695 (58.9%) came from adjacent countries bordering Russia. Experts ascertained that these foreign workers provided higher qualifications: 47.2% were better qualified than the local work force, 75% were more productive, and 83.2% were more disciplined. The labor migration in Russia during the 1990s will depend on the demographic and socioeconomic changes in the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union and the composition of the labor market, as well as measures taken in Russia concerning immigration policy. It is estimated that in the coming years the annual number of foreign workers would equal 110,000-130,000 people, and if quotas are set up by mutual agreement the number could grow two- to three-fold compared to the figure of 1994. PMID:12294931

  15. Integrated Development of China’s Agricultural Labor Market from the Perspective of Convergence of Planting Industry Marginal Labor Productivity

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    Longhua; YUE; Shiyuan; YANG; Rongtai; SHEN

    2013-01-01

    Using Compilation of National Cost Benefit Data of Agricultural Products in 1990-2009 and based on the convergence of planting industry marginal labor productivity,this paper studies the integration of agricultural labor market in China. Firstly,it calculates labor output elasticity of each province for wheat,japonica rice and corn. Secondly,it builds indicators reflecting change level of marginal labor productivity. Researches show that in 1990-2000,the difference level of marginal labor productivity expands. From 2000,it starts to fall and becomes more and more stable. However,due to difference of crops and farming custom,the turning point of marginal labor productivity is not consistent with each other. Even so,it is still possible to reach the conclusion that agricultural labor market is gradually integrated from 2000.

  16. The economic effects of labor unions revisited

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    Vedder, R.; Gallaway, L. [Ohio University, Athens, OH (United States)

    2002-12-31

    Using a variety of statistical techniques, it is concluded that labor unions have reduced U.S. output by significant amounts - trillions of dollars over time. Additionally, the employment-population ratio and the unemployment rate have been adversely affected by the presence of unions. From the very beginning, unionization materially lowered employment in the auto and steel industries, and union militancy in coal mining has contributed importantly to largely eliminating employment in this once large industry. While some individual workers have profited from unions, the aggregate economic impact is strongly negative.

  17. Essays in Labor Economics and Contract Theory

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    Rao, Neel

    2012-01-01

    This dissertation consists of three essays in labor economics and contract theory. The first essay examines whether one’s wage is based on information about the performance of one’s personal contacts. I study wage determination under two assumptions about belief formation: individual learning, under which employers observe only one’s own characteristics, and social learning, under which employers also observe those of one’s personal contacts. Using data on siblings in the NLSY79, I test whethe...

  18. A critical look at teaching labor

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    Ángela Cristina Zapata García

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available This article takes a long, hard look at teachers’ training and education at Universities and pedagogic training-focused institutions like “Normales” nowadays. Therefore, this is an analytical, interpretative and critical reflection around the ethical, political and social basis of teaching labor. Today, human condition is quite recognized in the teaching field and discourse. Then, teaching research is set into the dynamic dialogue between theory, educational affairs, reality and pedagogic background. Moreover, schools are valued as places where knowledge, thought and affectivity get together in order to build up and enhance the human potential.

  19. Labor Augmentation with Oxytocin Decreases Glutathione Level

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    Naomi Schneid-Kofman

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Objective. To compare oxidative stress following spontaneous vaginal delivery with that induced by Oxytocin augmented delivery. Methods. 98 women recruited prior to labor. 57 delivered spontaneously, while 41 received Oxytocin for augmentation of labor. Complicated deliveries and high-risk pregnancies were excluded. Informed consent was documented. Arterial cord blood gases, levels of Hematocrit, Hemoglobin, and Bilirubin were studied. Glutathione (GSH concentration was measured by a spectroscopic method. Plasma and red blood cell (RBC levels of Malondialdehyde indicated lipid peroxidation. RBC uptake of phenol red denoted cell penetrability. SPSS data analysis was used. Results. Cord blood GSH was significantly lower in the Oxytocin group (2.3±0.55 mM versus 2.55±0.55 mM, =.01. No differences were found in plasma or RBC levels of MDA or in uptake of Phenol red between the groups. Conclusion. Lower GSH levels following Oxytocin augmentation indicate an oxidative stress, though selected measures of oxidative stress demonstrate no cell damage.

  20. Statistical Mechanics of Japanese Labor Markets

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    Chen, He

    We introduce a probabilistic model to analyze job-matching processes of recent Japanese labor markets, in particular, for university graduates by means of statistical physics. To make a model of the market efficiently, we take into account several hypotheses. Namely, each company fixes the (business year independent) number of opening positions for newcomers. The ability of gathering newcomers depends on the result of job matching process in past business years. This fact means that the ability of the company is weakening if the company did not make their quota or the company gathered applicants too much over the quota. All university graduates who are looking for their jobs can access the public information about the ranking of companies. By assuming the above essential key points, we construct the local energy function of each company and describe the probability that an arbitrary company gets students at each business year by a Boltzmann-Gibbs distribution. We evaluate the relevant physical quantities such as the employment rate and Gini index. We discuss social inequalities in labor markets, and provide some ways to improve these situations, such as the informal job offer rate, the job-worker mismatch between students and companies. Graduate School of Information Science and Technology.

  1. State Labor Market Research Study: An Econometric Analysis of the Effects of Labor Subsidies.

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    MacRae, C. Duncan; And Others

    The report describes the construction, application, and theoretical implications of an econometric model depicting the effects of labor subsidies on the supply of workers in the U.S. Three papers deal with the following aspects of constructing the econometric model: (1) examination of equilibrium wages, employment, and earnings of primary and…

  2. Understanding the Trend in the Brazilian Seafaring Labor Market

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    Lobrigo, Enrico; Zylberstajn, Hélio; Jensen, Søren Henning

    covering the demand and supply sides, as well as the evolution of the wage level. This is an exercise of analyzing a sector-specific labor market in order to explore potential areas where adjustments might be necessary to address an imbalance. The econometric methodology of this research using multivariate...... is a scarce resource that must cope with the current and forecasted labor demand of the maritime shipping sector. Despite being one of the most lucrative occupational category, seafaring is relatively unpopular to the general Brazilian labor market. To address the perceived current and future imbalance...... in the Brazilian seafaring labor market, it is relevant to research the interaction between various factors that can provide insights regarding the nature of this distinct labor sector. This paper explores the economic indicators that can possibly influence the trend in the Brazilian seafaring labor market...

  3. Growing inequalities call for a flexible yet secure labor market

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    张车伟

    2009-01-01

    This paper examines inequalities in China’s job market.The first section answers the question of whether rapid economic growth in China has created adequate employment,concluding that it has,based on an analysis of aggregate growth and employment data.Section Two presents the general trends in labor supply and demand in China,and concludes that the unlimited labor supply seems to be diminishing,but this does not mark the coming of a labor shortage;in fact,China seems to have a sufficient supply of labor for the next 20 years.Section Three discusse: major problems facing the labor market,which include the structural problems of employment,informal employment,and distorted primary income distribution.Section Four argues that a well-functioning labor market must be able to combine flexibility with security in the pursuit of balance between economic growth and employment.

  4. The effect of rural labor migration on poverty alleviation: a village-level study in China

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    Yang Chunyue; Lu Qi; Li Juan

    2008-01-01

    labor emigration is an essential way in poverty al-leviation. This is the first step in the construction of the new socialist countryside.

  5. Female Labor Force Participation in Pakistan and Some MENA Countries

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    Aboohamidi, Abbas; Chidmi, Benaissa

    2013-01-01

    The low-labor force participation rate of female in the MENA countries has been recognized and investigated by many researchers. The multidimensional nature of the issue demands a thorough investigation of different aspects of a region to better understand the factors that affect and, or influence the female labor force participation of that region. This study uses the main determinants found in the previous literature to examine their effects on labor force participation in 4 different count...

  6. Labor mobility, trade and structural change: the Philippine experience.

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    Abella, M I

    1993-01-01

    "This article addresses three questions: (1) Is the high rate of emigration of labor from the Philippines related to the country's trade policy? (2) Why have migration and accompanying remittances not made much of an impact on the growth and structure of the Philippine economy? (3) Would economic growth and structural change eventually curtail labor emigration? The Philippines' history of labor export and its economic development are contrasted with those of Asian NIEs [newly industrialized economies] which have adopted liberal trade regimes."

  7. ROLE AND CONSEQUENCES OF EMOTIONAL LABOR IN THE WORKPLACE

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    Andreea Fortuna SCHIOPU

    2014-01-01

    The use of emotions in the workplace has begun to be increasingly studied by theorists and researchers in organizational behavior. One essential construct in the literature is the emotional labor which is perceived to be the management of feelings to express organizationally desired emotions. This article aims to review existing perspectives on emotional labor, to differentiate the concepts of emotional labor and emotional dissonance, to analyze emotion regulation strategies, and to discuss t...

  8. Labor Supply Incentives and Disincentives for the Disabled

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    Jonathan S. Leonard

    1985-01-01

    The past three decades have witnessed a large and puzzling decline in labor force participation by prime-age males, and a correspondingly large increase in Social Security disability beneficiary roles.This paper reviews the analytical studies that have attempted to determine the causal links between disability, beneficiary status, and labor-force non-participation. Although disability is often thought of as a purely medically determined condition with no labor supply responsiveness to economi...

  9. Female labor force participation and the big five

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    Wichert, Laura; Pohlmeier, Winfried

    2010-01-01

    This paper investigates the relationship between personality traits and female labor force participation. While research on the role of cognitive skills for individual labor market success has a long tradition in economics, comparatively little is known about the channels through which non-cognitive skills affect individual labor market behavior. There is striking evidence that personality traits play a major role in explaining individual differences in school attendance and school performanc...

  10. Disaggregating Labor Payments by Skill Level in GTAP

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    Liu, Jing; van Leeuwen, Nico; Vo, Tri Thanh; Tyers, Rod; Hertel, Thomas

    1998-01-01

    This paper outlines an approach to disaggregating labor payments in the GTAP, global economic data base. The split between low- and high-skilled labor is based on occupational data. High-skilled labor is assumed to consist of managers, administrators, professionals, and para-professionals. Data are gathered on this occupational split, by sector, in fifteen different economies, and these are mapped to GTAP sectors. Regression analysis shows a systematic relationship between GDP per capita a...

  11. Economic liberalization with rising segmentation in China's urban labor market

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    Démurger, Sylvie; Fournier, Martin; Li, Shi; Wei, Zhong

    2008-01-01

    International audience The massive downsizing of the state-owned sector and the concomitant impressive growth of the private sector at the end of the 1990s have altered the nature of the Chinese labor market. The introduction of market mechanisms has contributed to increasing labor turnover and competitiveness in market wages. Using two urban household surveys for 1995 and 2002, this paper analyzes the evolution of labor market segmentation in urban China, by applying an extended version o...

  12. Endogenous Skill Formation: Labor Market Integration by an Immigration

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    Bandopadhyay, Titas Kumar; Chaudhuri, Sarbajit

    2013-01-01

    The paper fabricates endogenous skill formation in a two-sector general equilibrium model where the unemployment of the skilled workers is caused by efficiency wage. The paper also examines the effects of the immigration of unskilled labor, the emigration of skilled labor, and the inflow of foreign capital on unemployment, skilled-unskilled wage inequality, and the level of skill formation in each unskilled working family. We find that the immigration of unskilled labor raises both the rate a...

  13. The effects of globalization on child labor in developing countries

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    Hakan Acaroglu; Ozcan Dagdemir

    2010-01-01

    This paper inquires the effects of globalization on child labor in developing countries via cross-country analysis by decomposing globalization to its components; foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade. The findings reveal that the relationship between the child labor supply and gross domestic product per capita (PCGDP) can be expressed as a U shape. The study indicates that the child labor increases in the developing countries whose PCGDP levels are above $7500 since the net effect of glo...

  14. Taxes, Wages, and the Labor Supply of Older Americans

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    Lucie Schmidt; Purvi Sevak

    2006-01-01

    The aging of the U.S. population, combined with an increasing probability that any given older individual will work, means that the importance of older workers to the labor force is rising. One possible solution to the solvency problems facing the Social Security System is increasing the labor supply of older workers. Understanding how policy levers can affect the labor supply of the elderly therefore has become increasingly important. In this paper we use data from the Health and Retirement ...

  15. Labor Market Dynamics in Tunisia: The Issue of Youth Unemployment

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    Stampini, Marco; Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey

    2011-01-01

    This paper analyzes the dynamics of the youth labor market in Tunisia using unique labor force survey data from 2005 to 2007 that include a longitudinal component. It first shows that sustained economic growth will reduce youth unemployment over the next few years. Second, forecasts indicate that the growth of private sector services has the highest potential to reduce youth unemployment. Third, the analysis of labor market characteristics reveals that young graduates experience long unemploy...

  16. Labor Contract Law, Warm or Cold for Migrant Worker?

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    2008-01-01

    The new labor contract law has exerted an unprecedented impact on manufacturing industry that has been progressing at much cheaper labor cost over years. The fact is the workers are not born cheap, they are made less costly without necessary welfares by some factory owners who often go to extreme to run sort of "sweatshop", as often reported by local and western media. The new labor rules could not possibly liberate all those sufferers.

  17. The Canadian Labor Market; Developments, Prospects, and Policy

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    Eswar Prasad

    1994-01-01

    This paper examines recent developments in the Canadian labor market. Using disaggregated labor market data, various hypotheses concerning the slow employment growth and rise in unemployment since 1990 are evaluated. The analysis indicates that a large part of the recent rise in the unemployment rate may reflect an increase in the structural rather than the cyclical component of unemployment. Various sources of labor market rigidities that may have contributed to the increase in structural un...

  18. Hubert C. Wyckoff: Volume 2: Attorney and Labor Arbitrator

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    Wyckoff, Hubert C.; Jarrell, Randall; Johnson, Doris; Regional History Project, UCSC Library

    1985-01-01

    Mr. Wyckoff's education at University of California, Berkeley, Harvard Law School, and Hastings College of Law. Early years of legal career in the United States Attorney General's office in Northern California; private legal practice in San Francisco; work as Deputy Administrator for Maritime Labor in the United States War Shipping Administration, 1942-46; history of maritime labor relations and US Merchant Marine; the history of wartime and postwar labor arbitration as an emerging legal fiel...

  19. The Impact of Labor Constraints on the Farm Performance

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    Santos, Florence Ivy M.; Park, Timothy A.; Escalante, Cesar L.

    2009-01-01

    Stricter immigration policies that affect an estimated 12 million unauthorized immigrants, 40% of whom are hired as farm workers, can potentially leave the highly labor-dependent organic farms more economically vulnerable. The displacement of unauthorized immigrants will expectedly create labor shortages. This study analyzes the impact of hiring constraints and changes in farm labor market conditions (due to stricter immigration policies) on the technical efficiency and financial performance ...

  20. Immigrants'assimilation process in a segmented labor market

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    Rodríguez Planas, Núria; Alcobendas, Miguel Angel

    2010-01-01

    While much of the literature on immigrants' assimilation has focused on countries with a large tradition of receiving immigrants and with flexible labor markets, very little is known on how immigrants adjust to other types of host economies. With its severe dual labor market, and an unprecedented immigration boom, Spain presents a quite unique experience to analyze immigrations' assimilation process. Using data from the 2000 to 2008 Labor Force Survey, we find that immigrants are more occupat...

  1. Immigrants' Assimilation Process In A Segmented Labor Market

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    Miguel Ángel Alcobendas; Núria Rodríquez-Planas

    2010-01-01

    While much of the literature on immigrants' assimilation has focused on countries with a large tradition of receiving immigrants and with flexible labor markets, very little is known on how immigrants adjust to other types of host economies. With its severe dual labor market, and an unprecedented immigration boom, Spain presents a quite unique experience to analyze immigrations' assimilation process. Using data from the 2000 to 2008 Labor Force Survey, we find that immigrants are more occupat...

  2. El Síndrome de Fatiga Crónica: del modelo de susceptibilidad a la hipótesis de la cadena de estrés en el área laboral.

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    Fernando Mansilla Izquierdo

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available El modelo de susceptibilidad tiene en cuenta la combinación de algunos elementos: la susceptibilidad biológica, la susceptibilidad al mobbing, la susceptibilidad al burn-out, la susceptibilidad al estrés laboral, y los factores de protección como: apoyo social, autoconcepto positivo, locus de control interno, alta autoestima y sentimiento de autoeficacia. La hipótesis de la cadena de estrés en el área laboral considera que la persistencia del estrés laboral es acumulativa. El mobbing, el síndrome de burn-out y el estrés laboral provocan distintos tipos de fatiga. Si los factores estresantes que generan estos problemas perseveran durante tiempo, la fatiga puede devenir en lo que se ha dado en llamar síndrome de fatiga crónica.

  3. Concept of market management mechanism of labor productivity

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    N.B. Protsenko

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of the study is to highlight the content and specifics of the concept of market management mechanism of productivity on industrial enterprises. The scheme for determination the extra salary for production staff depending on income increase is worked out. The article establishes the quantity dependency of productive salary increase on labor productivity. The range of productive level from the growth of extra salary is determined. The change of salary ranges from the labor productivity of personnel’s change is determined. The salary for individual level of labor productivity growth is recommended not to restrict and determine proportionally the labor productivity coefficient

  4. Effect of Music on Pain and Duration of Labor

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    Amiri, Z.; Sh Marefat; L Nazari; L. Ajori

    2013-01-01

    Introduction: This randomized clinical trial (RCT) was conducted to evaluate whether use of music could reduce the pain and duration of labor. Methods: Between 2010 and 2011, a total of 99 women at 38 weeks or greater with spontaneous labor were randomized to fast music, slow music, and control groups. Labor pain was assessed on a visual analogue scale (VAS) at beginning of the active phase and then every 1 hour. Duration of active phase and second stage of labor was recorded. Analysis of all...

  5. Does China Still Have a Labor Cost Advantage?

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    Ceglowski, Janet; Golub, Stephen

    2011-01-01

    In recent years wages in China have been rising and the yuan has appreciated, potentially eroding China's cost advantage in manufactures. This paper explores the evolution of China's relative unit labor costs in manufacturing over 1998-2009. Between 1998 and 2003 China's unit labor costs fell, but since 2003 they have increased both absolutely and relative to US unit labor costs. Much of the rise in China's relative unit labor costs can be traced to a real appreciation of the yuan against the...

  6. A Study on Labor Cost of Enterprises in Shanghai

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    DeyuanZhang

    2004-01-01

    Increasing labor costs have become a focus of concern for enterprises and government since China's entry into the WTO. Based on recent statistics and case studies of enterprises in Shanghai, changes in labor costs in Shanghai are examined in this paper and compared with other areas around Shanghai. Some factors contributing to recent increases in laborcosts in Shanghai are analyzed. It highlights that labor costs in Shanghai will continue to increase due to the city's rapid economic development and intensive use of human capital. It points out, however, that some room still exists to reduce the labor cost, and several practical measures are suggested.

  7. Transfer of Rural Surplus Labor and Vocational Education

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    2011-01-01

    The paper introduces about the rural surplus labor transfer.According to the paper,the transfer of rural surplus labor in China presents such fundamental characteristics as randomness and non-thoroughness,scope and field constraint,and hysteretic nature of employment and industrial structure conversion.Besides,the causes of the difficulties in the transfer of rural surplus labor lie in the barriers from the system and policy,structural imbalance of industry and low quality of rural labor.The paper studies the correlation between the quality and the transfer of rural surplus labor FORCE in a systematical way from three aspects,which are the correlations between rural labor quality and the transfer difficulty & speed,the transfer scope & field and the employment stability & income after transfer respectively.Moreover,the paper carries out analysis of the special effects of vocational education on the transfer of rural surplus labor in China,which shows that vocational education is a help in the improvement of cultural qualities,labor skills and physical & mental health of rural labor.

  8. THE EFFECTS OF THE COLLECTIVE LABOR CONTRACT

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    AURELIAN GABRIEL ULUITU

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available The modifications operated on the first part of year 2011 over the work legislation (by Law no 40/2011 for the modification and completion of Law no 53/2003 – Labor Code, and by Law no 62/2011 of the social dialogue assumed interventions over some regulation solutions which, in time, had shaped as constants of the specific standardization. Concurrently, new institutions received a legal commitment, whose validity shall be confirmed or, on the contrary, infirmed by the practice of the individual reports and of the working collectives. Not at last, there is to be remarked also the taking over – with minor changing, most of the times of terminological nature – of previous solutions, which proved their utility within the practice of the working juridical reports.

  9. Immunology of term and preterm labor

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    Peltier Morgan R

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available Abstract During pregnancy there is an alteration in maternal immunity within the uterus where innate, proinflammatory immune responses are tightly regulated to prevent immunological rejection of the fetal allograft. Disruption of the delicate balance of cytokines by bacteria or other factors increases the production of proinflammatory cytokines at the maternal-fetal interface and activates the parturition mechanism prematurely. Despite years of searching, there is still no broadly effective strategy for preventing preterm labor and most therapies are directed at inhibiting myometrial contractions and improving neonatal outcome. Recent studies with progestins and interleukin-10 (IL-10, however, are showing promise in randomized clinical trials and animal studies. Furthermore, the identification of the Toll-like receptors as upstream mediators of inflammation may offer alternative therapeutic targets for preventing this common pregnancy complication.

  10. Labor, Welfare and Coping with the Crisis

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    Schmidt, Johannes Dragsbæk

    are the weaknesses? What are the human costs and collateral damage in the context of new types of regulation of labor markets and social welfare in the broadest sense and what are the differences and similarities between the models in general specifically with regard to crisis management? The approach guiding......The aim of this paper is to raise a number of questions on the impacts and responses of the crisis in a comparative perspective with focus on the Nordic experience and ROK. It asks the following questions: Where have the Nordic approach versus the Korean models delivered strong results, and what...... the analysis is based on a critical political economy perspective which utilizes a comparative and eclectic methodology. The first part of the paper briefly describes the causes and impacts of the US induced financial crisis cum “Great Depression”. The second part discusses the status of the various models...

  11. Africans in the American Labor Market.

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    Elo, Irma T; Frankenberg, Elizabeth; Gansey, Romeo; Thomas, Duncan

    2015-10-01

    The number of migrants to the United States from Africa has grown exponentially since the 1930s. For the first time in America's history, migrants born in Africa are growing at a faster rate than migrants from any other continent. The composition of African-origin migrants has also changed dramatically: in the mid-twentieth century, the majority were white and came from only three countries; but today, about one-fifth are white, and African-origin migrants hail from across the entire continent. Little is known about the implications of these changes for their labor market outcomes in the United States. Using the 2000-2011 waves of the American Community Survey, we present a picture of enormous heterogeneity in labor market participation, sectoral choice, and hourly earnings of male and female migrants by country of birth, race, age at arrival in the United States, and human capital. For example, controlling a rich set of human capital and demographic characteristics, some migrants-such as those from South Africa/Zimbabwe and Cape Verde, who typically enter on employment visas-earn substantial premiums relative to other African-origin migrants. These premiums are especially large among males who arrived after age 18. In contrast, other migrants-such as those from Sudan/Somalia, who arrived more recently, mostly as refugees-earn substantially less than migrants from other African countries. Understanding the mechanisms generating the heterogeneity in these outcomes-including levels of socioeconomic development, language, culture, and quality of education in countries of origin, as well as selectivity of those who migrate-figures prominently among important unresolved research questions. PMID:26304845

  12. The Effect of LI4 Acupressure on Labor Pain Intensity and Duration of Labor: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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    Fatemeh Dabiri; Arefeh Shahi

    2014-01-01

    Objective: To evaluate the effect of LI4 acupressure on labor pain and duration during the first stage of labor. Methods: Parturient women (n=149) with singleton pregnancies in the active phase of spontaneous labor, without any medical or obstetric problems, were enrolled in this single-blinded, randomized, clinical trial. Participants were placed into one of three groups: an LI4 acupressure group, a touching group, and a control group in which no pharmacological or non-pharmacological me...

  13. Labor markets in low and middle income countries : trends and implications for social protection and labor policies

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    Cho, Yoonyoung; Margolis, David N.; Robalino, David A.

    2012-01-01

    This paper reviews labor market trends throughout the developing world, identifies issues and policy priorities across groups of countries, and derives implications for the World Bank's new social protection and labor strategy. Five key issues are identified: a high and growingshare of the labor force that is self?employed or working in household enterprises, exposure to income shocks with limited access to risk management systems, low female participation rates, high youth unemployment rates...

  14. Labor market reforms, growth, and unemployment in labor-exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa

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    Agénor, Pierre-Richard; Mustapha K. Nabli; Yousef, Tarik; Jensen, Henning Tarp

    2004-01-01

    This paper studies the impact of labor market policies on growth and unemployment in labor-exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The analysis is based on a framework that captures many of the main features of the labor market in these countries. We conduct a variety of policy experiments, including a reduction in payroll taxation, cuts in public sector wages and employme...

  15. Labor's Response to Industrialization in the Late-nineteenth-century America

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    Guo Ruizhi; Guo Yanzhi

    2006-01-01

    This thesis is an attempt to reveal labor's response to industrialization in the late nineteenth century from the perspective of labor's economic conditions. The fast growth of industrialization and the backward economic conditions of American laborers formed a sharp contrast. Labor responded violently by means of labor movement including major labor organizations and influential strikes. Through the study a vivid picture of labor's struggle for their basic economic rights was unfolded.

  16. Low back pain during labor and related factors.

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    Tzeng, Ya-Ling; Su, Tsann-Juu

    2008-09-01

    A substantial proportion of women in labor suffer from low back pain, yet this issue has only been specifically evaluated in a few Western studies. The purpose of this research was to (1) describe the following characteristics of low back pain during labor: prevalence, anatomic region(s) affected, type, pattern, intensity trend, effective interventions, and exacerbating factors; (2) identify the factors relating to intrapartum low back pain in Taiwan women. A correlational design with repeated measures was used to conduct this investigation. Ninety-three low-risk women in labor were recruited from a medical center in central Taiwan. Low back pain was repeatedly measured during the latent phase (cervix dilated 2-4 cm), early active phase (cervix dilated 5-7 cm), and late active phase (cervix dilated 8-10 cm) of labor. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, repeated measurement ANOVA, and logistic regression. The results showed as many as 75.3% of the participants suffered episodes of low back pain during labor. The mean pain scores were 36.66-76.20 in the various stages of labor. Pain intensified as labor progressed. The location of the pain also changed with the progression of labor. The type of low back pain in 54.29% of women in labor was "muscle soreness and pain"; The pattern of pain in 45.71% women was continuous. Massage was chosen as the most effective intervention to alleviate low back pain by 65.3% of women. The women in labor who suffered from low back pain during pregnancy (OR = 3.23; p low back pain group. In conclusion, our study demonstrates low back pain intensified with the progression of labor, suggesting early prevention is necessary, especially in the case of women who had low back pain during pregnancy and heavier body weight when hospitalized.

  17. Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change. [1950 to 1977

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    Baker, J. G.; Stevenson, W. L.

    1979-11-01

    Coal mine labor productivity (tons per miner-shift) has been falling yearly since 1970. The decline in labor productivity since 1970 has implications for the coal industry's labor demand, cost of production, and injuries and could hinder the ability of the industry to meet the coal output goals of the National Energy Plan. The purpose of this research study was to identify and measure the causes of labor productivity decline. Concise answers are given to three questions: Why is coal mine labor productivity important. What are the causes of labor productivity decline in deep and surface coal mines. What are the implications of these findings for future coal mine labor productivity. Coal mine labor productivity is important for three reasons: (1) it affects the cost of coal production, (2) it affects coal industry labor demand, and (3) it affects injuries and injury rates in coal mining. Labor productivity is the link between output levels and employment requirements. The period of declining productivity coincides with major changes in the coal industry's environment: (1) change from a largely unregulated industry to a highly regulated industry (the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969; implementation of many state surface mine reclamation laws, etc.) and (2) change from a declining, marginal profits industry to a growing, profitable industry (increasing coal prices and demand in the 1970s). A major conclusion of the study is that a portion of the high labor productivity of the 1960s was possible because some of the costs of coal mining - worker injuries, black lung disability, and environmental damage - were not being paid for by the coal industry and coal consumers. Once these costs were forced internally on the mine operators by legislation, productivity fell and the cost of production increased.

  18. Responsabilidad social y buen clima laboral: Una fórmula ganadora

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    Elsa Del Castillo; Gustavo Yamada

    2008-01-01

    "El presente estudio, financiado por la Cátedra del Banco Santander Central Hispano de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial 2006-2007, evalúa las tendencias recientes en la dimensión laboral de la responsabilidad social empresarial en compañías líderes en el Perú. Su objetivo es analizar y difundir las mejores prácticas en la gestión del equipo humano, documentar los beneficios que éstas representan a las empresas y al país, y extraer lecciones transversales a partir de siete casos analizados, ...

  19. Labor rights as legal constitutional category – Kosovo in relation to international labor organization

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    Muhamet Vokrri

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this study paper is the analyzing of the processes that followed the labor relations, its historical development respectively, since its first concrete efforts from the representatives of the workers (unions till the establishment of the International Labor Organization (1919. As it is known the labor law presents one of the fundamental rights of the human being, thus such rights (right to work, freedom of work are constitutional category and protected in whole legal systems of the present time. The efforts to install such positive spirit were not easy. Genuinely is known that bearers of progressive developments in this field (end of XIX century were organized groups of workers (unions, then initiatives from various statesmen and later to be materialized from the governments of present time followed by the addressing and protecting of these rights in international aspect. Practice has proved that creation, purpose and activity of International Labor Organization has provided its benefits in achieving the primary principles of work, such rights proclaimed by the majority of world states and embedded in their highest legal act (Constitution of the organization in question (ILO. We consider that bearers of government politics of Kosovo, responsible sectors of this field respectively, shall regard these rules set and implemented by this international body and at the same time make maximal efforts towards advancing the current legislation in this field as well as to utilize all necessary resources in order to achieve the vital goal which is the adherence in ILO. This would certainly have an impact on minimizing the occurrence of eventual discontent from the organized groups (Unions as well as other classes and naturally the progress and positive effects in this field would be visible and useful for the society.

  20. The dynamics of Chinese rural households' participation in labor markets

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    Brosig, S.; Glauben, T.; Herzfeld, T.; Rozelle, S.; Wang, X.

    2007-01-01

    The work is devoted to the dynamics of labor market participation of Chinese rural households. Based on a theoretical farm household framework the choice between four distinct labor market participation states is empirically analyzed. Using household data over the period 1995¿2002 from the province

  1. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING... § 3560.578 Financial management of labor housing. The requirements established in subpart G of this...

  2. Determinants of labor market choices : age differentials and family circumstances

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    Kutyavina, Marina

    2015-01-01

    My research explores the interactions between labor market choices, public programs, and family circumstances. In the following three chapters, I study the relationship between labor market conditions and job search behavior of workers of differing ages, the effect of children's events on parental retirement timing, as well as the impact of UI extensions on recipients' spouses

  3. 29 CFR 452.109 - Constitution of labor organization.

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    2010-07-01

    ... insofar as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of title IV. 53 53 Act, sec. 401(e). Under 29 CFR... 29 Labor 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Constitution of labor organization. 452.109 Section 452.109... AND DISCLOSURE ACT OF 1959 Election Procedures; Rights of Members § 452.109 Constitution of...

  4. Discrimination Based on Education in the Labor Market for Engineers

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    Mantell, Edmund H.

    1974-01-01

    This research indicates that education-based employment discrimination exists in the labor market for engineers. This labor market imperfection is at least partially responsible for the large disparities observable between earnings of engineers and their educational counterparts in other occupations at the lower levels of education. (Author)

  5. Labor Market Problems of Older Workers. A Policy Statement.

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    The National Council on Employment Policy found that there are small but substantial groups of older persons who are experiencing labor market problems--the working poor, the displaced unemployed, persons with health limitations, and groups of women who have been out of the labor force for large blocks of time. The problems of this generation, now…

  6. Academic Labor Markets and Assistant Professors' Employment Outcomes

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    Hargens, Lowell L.

    2012-01-01

    Using data for 638 assistant professors who joined graduate sociology departments between 1975 and 1992, I examine the claim that when the labor market for new doctorates is weak, assistant professors experience less favorable employment outcomes than when that labor market is strong. Surprisingly, I find that those hired during the weak…

  7. Age-adjusted Labor Force Participation Rates, 1960-2045.

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    Szafran, Robert F.

    2002-01-01

    A proposed new age-adjusted measure for calculating labor force participation rate eliminates the effect of changes in the age distribution. According to the new criterion, increases in women's labor force participation from 1960-2000 would have been even greater of shifts in the age distribution had not occurred. (Contains 12 references.) (JOW)

  8. Labor participation among patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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    Netjes, J.E.; Rijken, M.

    2013-01-01

    Background: The aims of the present study are twofold. First, to describe labor participation rates of people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the Netherlands compared with the total Dutch population and to people with chronic illness in general. Second, to explore differences in labor parti

  9. REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON DOMESTIC MIGRATORY FARM LABOR.

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    MITCHELL, JAMES P.

    THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE ON MIGRATORY LABOR ARE TO BRING ABOUT IMPROVED CONDITIONS FOR MIGRATORY WORKERS TO MIGRATE BY STABILIZING AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT. EFFORTS HAVE BEEN DIRECTED TOWARD RESOLVING PROBLEMS OF CAMP HOUSING, SAFE TRANSPORTATION, ADEQUATE EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES, EXTENSION OF LABOR LAWS TO AGRICULTURAL…

  10. Education, Labor Markets and the Retreat from Marriage

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    Harknett, Kristen; Kuperberg, Arielle

    2011-01-01

    Using data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study and the Current Population Survey, we find that labor market conditions play a large role in explaining the positive relationship between educational attainment and marriage. Our results suggest that if low-educated parents enjoyed the same, stronger labor market conditions as their…

  11. Predictors of Condom Use in Latino Migrant Day Laborers

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    Organista, Kurt C.; Ehrlich, Samantha F.

    2008-01-01

    This article reports on predictors of condom use with casual female sex partners on the part of Latino migrant day laborers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Results come from a secondary analysis of data from a cross-sectional survey using convenience sampling to interview 290 sexually active adult, male, migrant Latino day laborers. Regression…

  12. Making Marx Accessible: Understanding Alienated Labor through Experiential Learning

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    Parrotta, Kylie L.; Buck, Alison R.

    2013-01-01

    We introduce an exercise designed to make Marx's theory of alienated labor accessible to students in a Sociology of Work class. Through a role-playing activity where students create and sell goods under conditions of both alienated and nonalienated labor, students actually experience the different material and social consequences of these…

  13. Primary and Secondary Labor Markets: Implications for Vocational Rehabilitation.

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    Hagner, David

    2000-01-01

    Reviews theoretical and empirical work in labor economics and the sociology of work relating to the segmentation of the labor market into a primary and a secondary sector and examines the implications for vocational rehabilitation. Transition into primary sector employment is explored as an important aspect of career development for individuals…

  14. Labor Market Structure and Salary Determination among Professional Basketball Players.

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    Wallace, Michael

    1988-01-01

    The author investigates the labor market structure and determinants of salaries for professional basketball players. An expanded version of the resource perspective is used. A three-tiered model of labor market segmentation is revealed for professional basketball players, but other variables also are important in salary determination. (Author/CH)

  15. Genetically Modified Crops and Labor Savings in US Crop Production

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    Gardner, Justin G.; Nelson, Carl H.

    2007-01-01

    In spite of widespread adoption there is mixed evidence as to whether or not adopting Genetically Modified (GM) crops increase farm welfare. One possible reason for widespread adoption is labor savings. Using a treatment effect model we estimate the labor savings associated with adopting a GM crop.

  16. Labor Agency in the Football Manufacturing Industry of Sialkot, Pakistan

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    Lund-Thomsen, Peter

    2013-01-01

    be highly gendered and tends to be more constrained than facilitated by both vertical forces (the governance of GPNs) and horizontal forces (local socio-economic and labor market contexts). This is done through a case study of labor agency in the football manufacturing industry of Sialkot, Pakistan....

  17. Children of Working Mothers. Special Labor Force Report. Bulletin 2158.

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    Part of a Special Labor Force Report series, this bulletin on children of working mothers discusses the increase in the number of children with working mothers as of March 1981, and describes major reasons for this growth. The bulletin consists of an article first published February 1982 in the "Monthly Labor Review," additional tables providing…

  18. Labor Markets and School-to-Work Transition in Egypt

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    Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.

    2010-01-01

    Despite substantial improvements in labor market outcomes in recent years (in raising employment and participation and in lowering unemployment), unemployment rates in Egypt remain exceedingly high among youth2 entering the labor market for the first time. A slow school-to-work transition remains the main reason behind high unemployment rates. The youth unemployment rate in Egypt, at 24 pe...

  19. 48 CFR 2922.101-3 - Reporting labor disputes.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 7 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Reporting labor disputes. 2922.101-3 Section 2922.101-3 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SOCIOECONOMIC... reported by the contracting activity to the Office of the Solicitor for legal advice or assistance. It...

  20. High Technology, Work, and Inequality in Southern Labor Markets.

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    Colclough, Glenna; Tolbert, Charles M., II

    1990-01-01

    Explores the relationship among high technology industrialization, skill levels, and economic inequality. Finds that minority labor force participants experience more earnings discrimination in high tech industries than in other industries. Attributes findings to variations in local labor market contexts and to differing stages of product cycles…

  1. The Progress, Challenges and Countermeasures of the Labor Contract Law

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    Xie Zengyi

    2009-01-01

    @@ Formulation background In recent years,as the process of industrialization,urbanization,and economic restructuring speeded up,the enterprises' system reform deepens,the diversification of business forms and labor relations increased,there have been some new situations and problems of the labor relations.

  2. Calidad de vida laboral y su influencia sobre los resultados empresariales

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    Patricia C. Huerta Riveros

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo persigue dos objetivos, en primer lugar, realizar una revisión crítica sobre la calidad de vida laboral, bajo el marco de la responsabilidad social corporativa, y además analizar su relación e influencia sobre los resultados empresariales. En segundo lugar, se pretende contrastar los planteamientos anteriores para aportar evidencia empírica al respecto, a partir de una muestra de panel completo de observaciones. El contraste se realiza sobre las sociedades anónimas abiertas chilenas para lo cual se utilizan dos bases de datos: La base de datos de la Asociación Chilena de Seguridad y la Ficha Estadística Codificada Uniforme de Sociedades Anónimas, para el periodo 2003-2006. Aplicando técnicas de paneles de datos, los resultados del estudio muestran que existe una relación positiva y significativa entre la calidad de vida laboral y los resultados empresariales, y además que la calidad de vida laboral influye positivamente en los resultados empresariales que alcanzan las sociedades.

  3. Prostaglandin dehydrogenase and the initiation of labor.

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    Challis, J R; Patel, F A; Pomini, F

    1999-01-01

    In summary, these studies have suggested that prostaglandin dehydrogenase may have a central role to play in the mechanisms which determine biologically active prostaglandin concentrations within human fetal membranes and placenta at the time of labor, at term or preterm. Moreover, our studies indicate that the regulation of PGDH may by multifactorial (figure 3). In certain regions of the membranes, we suggest that PGDH expression may be influenced by levels of anti-inflammatory and pro-inflammatory cytokines. In other regions of the membranes, we suggest that PGDH may be regulated at a transcriptional level by competing activities of progesterone and cortisol. The action of progesterone could be effected through systemically-derived steroid, or by locally synthesized steroid, acting in a paracrine and/or autocrine fashion. The effects of cortisol in placenta must be due to glucocorticoid derived from the maternal or fetal compartment, since the placenta lacks the hydroxylases required for endogenous cortisol production. However, metabolism of cortisol by 11 beta-HSD-2 reduces the potency of this glucocorticoid in placental tissue. In chorion however, cortisol may be formed locally, from cortisone, in addition to its being derived from the maternal circulation and/or from the amniotic fluid. Our current studies do not allow us to delineate whether the effects of progesterone and cortisol on PGDH are exerted through the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) or progesterone receptor (PR) or both. It is possible that through pregnancy, PGDH activity is maintained by progesterone acting either through low levels of PR in membranes, or, more likely, acting through GR. At term, elevated levels of cortisol compete with and displace progesterone from GR, resulting in inhibition of PGDH transcription and activity. In this way, local withdrawal of progesterone action would be effected within human intrauterine tissues, without requiring changes in systemic, circulating progesterone

  4. ROLE AND CONSEQUENCES OF EMOTIONAL LABOR IN THE WORKPLACE

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    Andreea Fortuna SCHIOPU

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The use of emotions in the workplace has begun to be increasingly studied by theorists and researchers in organizational behavior. One essential construct in the literature is the emotional labor which is perceived to be the management of feelings to express organizationally desired emotions. This article aims to review existing perspectives on emotional labor, to differentiate the concepts of emotional labor and emotional dissonance, to analyze emotion regulation strategies, and to discuss the consequences of emotional labor in the workplace. These clarifications with regard to the emotional labor and its mechanisms can help manage their associated negative outcomes (such as emotional exhaustion, lower job satisfaction, higher levels of burnout, and intentions to quit the job and sustain their possible positive outcomes (such as feelings of accomplishment and enhanced identification with the work role.

  5. STRUCTURAL CHANGES OF LABOR IN ROMANIA AFTER 1990

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    Lavinia-Ştefania ŢOŢAN

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available The labor market is an important component of the entire economic system and for social-economic development. However, the labor market is known as the most inflexible of markets, the existence of the phenomenon of permanent labor mobility. After 1990, the Romanian society has experienced a series of economic and social transformation, new reforms covering all areas of activity. Simultaneously, the transition process faced many difficulties, claiming the high social costs in terms of inflation, unemployment, income polarization, reducing purchasing power etc. We believe that one of the directions in which it is necessary to focus the labor market recovery work, its efficiency, optimize the quality of human resources, improving education and training, reducing poverty and unemployment, improve the health of the population. Labor issues are several years unsolved human potential is an outstanding factor in economic and social landscape of the country and local level.

  6. Idleness, returns to education and child labor

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    José Raimundo Carvalho

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Although recent trends about child labor are positive, see ILO (2006, there still are important shortcomings which require further investigation. Among them, the exclusion of the category "idle children" (those who neither work nor study from past studies, as well as the lack of reliable information on returns to education are two significant omissions. By using a data base that contains details on idle children and a proxy for the returns to education, we find evidence that confirms traditional findings both with regard to the strong positive effect of parental background and to the positive relationship between the number of children in the household and child labor. On the other hand, our estimates point out new insights, such as the great regional variation of estimates and the fact that the Body Mass Index effect is positive. Finally, we suggest a new perspective on the issue of "street children" through the analysis of the category of "idle children".Apesar das recentes tendências sobre trabalho infantil serem positivas, ver ILO (2006, há importantes deficiências no entendimento do fenômeno. A exclusão da categoria "crianças desocupadas" (não trabalham e nem estudam em estudos passados, como também a ausência de informações fidedignas sobre retornos da educação são importantes omissões. Utilizando uma base de dados mais detalhada, bem como uma proxy para retornos da educação encontramos evidências que confirmam resultados tradicionais como o efeito positivo das características dos pais e a relação positiva entre o número de crianças, no trabalho infantil. Por outro lado, apontamos para novos entendimentos, como o fato da variável Índice de Massa Corporal possuir efeito positivo e a grande variação regional dos efeitos das estimativas. Por fim, sugerimos uma nova perspectiva sobre a questão das "crianças de rua" através da análise da categoria de "crianças desocupadas".

  7. Factors associated with preterm labor in Hormozgan province in 2013

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    Roozbeh, Nasibeh; Moradi, Soheila; Soltani, Shirin; Zolfizadeh, Fatemeh; Hasani, Mehdi Tadris; Yabandeh, Asiyeh Pormehr

    2016-01-01

    Introduction Preterm labor is the main cause of infants’ death, and the main reason for undesirable consequences of pregnancy which still occur in some births, despite all of the interventions in this regard. The aim of this study was to evaluate every preterm birth and determine its maternal risk factors in Hormozgan province in 2013. Methods This case-control study was conducted in 2013 on the health and hospital records of 735 pregnant mothers with preterm labor (20–37 weeks) which were located in Bandar Abbas in southeast Iran. The sampling method would be multi-stage cluster sampling. The data collecting tool was a valid questionnaire by the Iran Ministry of Health and Medical Education, which included 5 components (demographic information, checking the current pregnancy of the mother, the maternal factors related to preterm labor in the previous pregnancy, evaluating the fetal factors associated with preterm labor in the current pregnancy and other additional information related to the factors associated with prematurity). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, regression and Chi-square tests Results The prevalence of preterm labor in Hormozgan province in 2013 was 5.5%. In our study and among the effective factors on preterm labor, revealed genital-urinary tract infections during pregnancy were (35.8%), PROM (30.3%), history of abortion (19.9%) and unplanned pregnancy (18.1%) in between pregnant women with preterm labor. Our study showed that most mothers had delivered in 33 to 37 weeks among the mothers who had preterm labor in 2013 (75%) and the statistic of very preterm labor (less than 32 weeks) in Hormozgan was 5%. Conclusion Identification of the prevalence and associated factors with preterm labor can reduce the mortality rate and infants’ complications of it in addition to help find a way to prevent this problem.

  8. Betaalde arbeid als verdringer van vrijwilligerswerk? Overbelasting als mogelijke verklaring

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    Angela Kok-Van Meer

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Do paid work activities displace volunteering? A potential explanation from role overload theoryRecent changes in Dutch society might lead to a shortage of volunteers. On the one hand, the demand for volunteers is increasing: in the social welfare domain because of governmental austerity policies and in other domains such as sports because of the higher supervision intensity of activities. On the other hand, the supply of volunteers is likely to decrease as more and more women and older workers are active in the labor market, which reduces the time that is available for volunteering. Role overload theory would suggest that the increasing labor participation rate of certain categories of workers goes along with a decline of participation in voluntary work. The secondary data analysis shows that various role loads (work, care for children living at home are associated with differences in participation in voluntary work. However, while a higher number of contractual work hours and hours spent on work-related training are negatively associated with volunteer work, care for children living at home is positively associated with volunteering. These results provide only limited support for role overload theory.Betaalde arbeid als verdringer van vrijwilligerswerk? Overbelasting als mogelijke verklaringDe afgelopen jaren hebben zich enkele maatschappelijke veranderingen voorgedaan, die wellicht tot schaarste op de Nederlandse vrijwilligersmarkt zouden kunnen leiden. Enerzijds neemt de vraag naar vrijwilligers toe doordat subsidieregelingen versoberen (bijvoorbeeld in zorg en welzijn en de begeleidingsintensiteit in bepaalde organisaties stijgt (bijvoorbeeld in sport. Anderzijds neemt het aanbod van vrijwilligers af doordat vrouwen en ouderen meer en langer op de arbeidsmarkt actief zijn, waardoor minder tijd beschikbaar is voor vrijwilligerswerk. In dit artikel wordt aan de hand van de role overload theorie nagegaan of het al dan niet deelnemen aan

  9. La red sobre trabajo infantil peligroso (Red Tip The hazardous child labor network (Red Tip

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    Walter Varillas

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available En el mundo, aproximadamente 351.7 millones de niños entre 5 y 17 años realizaban algún tipo de actividad económica, de ellos 170.5 millones (48.5% realizaban algún tipo de trabajo considerado peligroso. Un alto porcentaje se encuentra en la agricultura, otros en minas, manufacturas, ladrilleras, predominantemente en la economía informal. El Convenio 138 (cobre la edad mínima de admisión en el empleo de la OIT y el Convenio 182 (sobre las peores formas de trabajo infantil, definen como trabajo infantil peligroso el que puede afectar la salud, seguridad y moralidad de los menores. Estudios específicos sobre los menores muestran su susceptibilidad particular frente a los riesgos laborales, aumentando la peligrosidad para su normal desarrollo y crecimiento: "los niños no son adultos pequeños". Los profesionales de la seguridad y salud en el trabajo pueden colaborar con los profesionales y las organizaciones especializadas en el trabajo infantil, en la definición y caracterización de lo que significa el trabajo infantil peligroso. Para ello se ha conformado la Red sobre Trabajo Infantil Peligroso (Red TIP, con la finalidad de articular estos dos espacios, orientados a eliminar el trabajo infantil peligroso y rescatar al menor y devolverle la oportunidad de sonreír ahora y en el futuro.In the world, approximately 351.7 millions children between 5 and 17 years old work. Of them, 170,5 millions (48.5% work at the hazardous child labor forms. A high percentage is in agriculture, others in mines, manufactures, brick makers, predominantly in informal economy. The 138 Convention of ILO and the 182 Convention, define as hazardous child labor activities that can affect the health, safety and morality of the children. Studies on the children at work point out their particular susceptibility to some occupational risks, increasing the danger for their normal development and growth. "They are not little adults". The occupational health

  10. 29 CFR 3.6 - Payroll deductions permissible with the approval of the Secretary of Labor.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Payroll deductions permissible with the approval of the Secretary of Labor. 3.6 Section 3.6 Labor Office of the Secretary of Labor CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS ON....6 Payroll deductions permissible with the approval of the Secretary of Labor. Any contractor...

  11. 29 CFR 801.65 - Appearances; representation of the Department of Labor.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Appearances; representation of the Department of Labor. 801.65 Section 801.65 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS APPLICATION OF THE EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT OF 1988...

  12. 29 CFR 1977.16 - Notification of Secretary of Labor's determination.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Notification of Secretary of Labor's determination. 1977.16 Section 1977.16 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) DISCRIMINATION AGAINST EMPLOYEES EXERCISING RIGHTS UNDER...

  13. 29 CFR 570.25 - Effect on laws other than the Federal child labor standards.

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    2010-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGULATIONS CHILD LABOR REGULATIONS, ORDERS AND STATEMENTS OF INTERPRETATION Certificates of Age Provisions of Other Laws § 570.25 Effect on laws other than the Federal child labor standards... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Effect on laws other than the Federal child labor...

  14. 29 CFR 458.2 - Bill of rights of members of labor organizations.

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    2010-07-01

    ... organization shall have the right to meet and assemble freely with other members; and to express any views... 29 Labor 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Bill of rights of members of labor organizations. 458.2 Section 458.2 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor OFFICE OF LABOR-MANAGEMENT STANDARDS, DEPARTMENT...

  15. 76 FR 20305 - Consultative Group To Eliminate the Use of Child Labor and Forced Labor in Imported Agricultural...

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    2011-04-12

    ... agricultural products or commodities imported into the United States are produced by forced labor or child... commodities to reduce the likelihood that agricultural products or commodities imported into the United States... include child slavery; sale/trafficking of children; debt bondage; serfdom; forced/compulsory labor;...

  16. Labor market reforms, growth, and unemployment in labor-exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa

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    Agénor, Pierre-Richard; Nabli, Mustapha K.; Yousef, Tarik;

    2007-01-01

    A general equilibrium model is used to study the impact of labor market policies on growth, employment, urban inequality, and rural welfare in labor-exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Various experiments are conducted, such as a reduction in payroll taxation, cuts in public...

  17. Das Labor als Ort des Schreckens - Zur Repräsentation des Wissenschaftlers im Film

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    Karin Kaltenbrunner

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Die Wirkungsstätte der Wissenschaft ist im Film zumeist ein Ort des Grauens, ein Raum voller geheimnisvoller Flüssigkeiten, seltsamer Apparaturen und konservierter Körperteile, in dem ein verrückter Wissenschaftler perfide Experimente durchführt. Karin Kaltenbrunner geht dieser Überlappung von inszenierter Wissenschaft und Filmgeschichte anhand verschiedener Verfilmungen von Mary Shelleys "Frankenstein" nach. Die Wirkungsstätte der Wissenschaft ist im Film zumeist ein Ort des Grauens, ein Raum voller geheimnisvoller Flüssigkeiten, seltsamer Apparaturen und konservierter Körperteile, in dem ein verrückter Wissenschaftler perfide Experimente durchführt. In diesem Bild verbinden sich archaische Erzähltraditionen mit aktuellen Tendenzen der Forschung.

  18. Algunos aspectos de la Reforma al Código de Procedimiento Laboral (Ley 712 de 2001

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    Armando Rojas

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available El pasado 9 de junio entró en vigencia la ley 712 del 2001, ley quereformó algunos aspectos del código procesal del trabajo que ahora sellama código procesal del trabajo y de la seguridad social. La razón desu creación obedeció a la necesidad de actualizar un estatuto procesal demás de cincuenta años a la práctica procesal de la actualidad, necesitadade la urgente descongestión de los procesos en los despachos judiciales

  19. The labor market for people 50+

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    Klaudia LUCIUS

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available The topic of ageing society and its influence on shaping economy is one of the priorities in political discussions nowadays. The trend of increasing population of 50+ years old people is visible in most of the highly developed European countries. This situation induces countries with changing demographical structure to implement solutions that will extend the job activity of people in the immobile age. The best example is Germany, where the introduction of structural reforms in the labor market employment in the 55+ group increased in 10 years by 20%. Effective management of the community of older people is necessary to keep the balance in economy. Many examples of good case practices from chosen European countries point an important role of education in this process. Education is a tool that aims to support older people in functioning on the job market and increase employers’ awareness of changes and solutions that need to be implemented in their companies. Customized forms of employment are another instrument of increasing job activity of older people. They let employers adjust the time, place of work, job description and form of payment according to the employer’s and employee’s preferences. Though, the most significant instrument is reduction of unemployment benefits for people who are qualified to take job activity. In this case one of the solutions is applying temporary benefits that stimulate active job hunting. The mentioned activities, to ensure their efficiency, should be supported by adequate law regulations.

  20. Ámbito de aplicación del nuevo sistema laboral procesal

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    Rosina Rossi Albert

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Oscar Ermida, mi amigo desde hace veintiocho años; mi maestro desde entonces y en el re-descubrir su pensamiento, para siempre.El nuevo sistema laboral procesal – como le gustaba llamarlo – es, en sí mismo, un homenaje a él. Lo imaginó desde el seno del Derecho del Trabajo, instaló la piedra fundamental, fue artífice principal en su elaboración tramo a tramo, lo defendió antes y después de la aprobación legislativa.Lo siguió soñando hasta sus últimos días, hasta sus últimas fuerzas, como un reducto de esperanza de hacer realidad la dignidad del hombre- trabajador.Un día para recordar: el 12.6.2007 a su instancia , reunió al Ministro de la Suprema Corte de Justicia Dr. Leslie Van Rompaey con el Sub Secretario del Ministerio de Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social Dr. Jorge Bruni. En la ocasión, puso la piedra fundamental. Pocos días después, el 20.7.2007 la Suprema Corte de Justicia dictó la Resolución n . 381/2007 instalando la comisión redactora de un anteproyecto de ley de abreviación de los juicios laborales, que finalmente fue la ley 18.572.El nuevo sistema laboral procesal. La labor de interpretación en el nuevo sistema laboral procesal. Conflicto, proceso y jurisdicción. Análisis de la ley 18.572. Brevísimas conclusiones

  1. Macrophages infiltrate the human and rat decidua during term and preterm labor: evidence that decidual inflammation precedes labor.

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    Hamilton, Sarah; Oomomian, Yasamin; Stephen, Gillian; Shynlova, Oksana; Tower, Clare L; Garrod, Ainslie; Lye, Stephen J; Jones, Rebecca L

    2012-02-01

    Preterm delivery is the leading cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Current tocolytics target myometrial contractions, a late step in the labor cascade. Identifying earlier events in parturition may lead to more effective therapeutic strategies. We hypothesized that inflammatory events in decidua (the maternal-fetal interface), characterized by leucocyte infiltration, are an early event during term and preterm labor (PTL). Leucocyte abundance in decidua of human pregnancies was quantified following term labor and PTL (idiopathic and infection associated), in conjunction with investigation of temporal inflammatory events in rat uterus during the perilabor period and in PTL induced by mifepristone. In human decidua, macrophage numbers were 4-fold higher in term labor (P supporting a role for leucocyte-derived inflammatory mediators in decidual activation. In the rat, this occurred prior to labor, suggesting it is an early event during parturition and thus a potential target for intervention. PMID:22011391

  2. Effect of Music on Pain and Duration of Labor

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    Z Amiri

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: This randomized clinical trial (RCT was conducted to evaluate whether use of music could reduce the pain and duration of labor. Methods: Between 2010 and 2011, a total of 99 women at 38 weeks or greater with spontaneous labor were randomized to fast music, slow music, and control groups. Labor pain was assessed on a visual analogue scale (VAS at beginning of the active phase and then every 1 hour. Duration of active phase and second stage of labor was recorded. Analysis of all proportions was carried out using t- test, Mann-whitney test, and Pearson’s chi-square test when appropriate. Results: Patients in the fast music group revealed lower VAS scores at all time after music therapy, except fourth hour, and in the first and fifth hours, this differences were significant. In slow music group VAS scores, only in fifth hour were significantly lower than those of control group. Duration of labor was significantly lower in the fast music group than control. Conclusion: Listening fast music in the active phase of labor decreased pain and duration of labor.

  3. Magnesium blood levels and preterm labor: a prospective clinical trial

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    Hantoushzadeh S

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Background: Over the past two decades we have seen a marked increase in the survival of very low birth weight infants. This increase in survival has been attributed to increased use of corticosteroids, regionalization of perinatal care, improved methods of mechanical ventilation, availability of exogenous surfactant, and improved nutritional therapy. However, the reduction in mortality has not been accompanied by a reduction in neonatal morbidity or long-term handicaps. Preterm labor is a major issue in Iran. Besides various etiologies, preterm labor may be due to a biochemical alteration, such as magnesium. It is known that magnesium plasma levels fall during pregnancy. Since magnesium has an inhibitory role on myometrial contractions attention has been paid to the role of magnesium deficiency in preterm labor. Hypomagnesemia leads to neuromuscular hyperexcitability resulting in muscle cramps and uterine hyperactivity. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between serum magnesium levels and preterm delivery in order to circumvent the high morbidity of preterm delivery by early diagnosis of this deficiency.Methods: Serum magnesium was measured in 42 cases of preterm labor of idiopathic etiology (28-37 weeks and 42 normal pregnancies at the same gestational age.Results: Hypomagnesemia was variable in preterm labor cases, with only slightly low values in normal pregnant women.Conclusion: Our study indicates that serum magnesium levels during pregnancy can be a valuable predictive tool for preterm labor. Hypomagnesemia must be considered in all pregnant women with preterm labor and supplementation must be provided effectively.

  4. Model Equilibrium and Empirical Study of Rural Labor Transfer

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    Qinghua; HUANG; Xiuchuan; XU; Ming; ZHANG; Yue; ZHAO

    2013-01-01

    We establish the two-sector economy model including the urban sector and the rural sector, derive the labor demand curve of the urban sector and rural sector under the condition of balanced production decisions with benefit maximization, and analyze the labor flow when in the short-term or long-term two-sector economic equilibrium. The results show that rising wages caused by short-term internal and external impact increases the pressure on the employment in two sectors, and the urban sector is difficult to absorb the surplus labor of the rural sector. However, under the conditions of free flow of factors and fully competitive market, the wage variation arising from the long-term endogenous evolution, leads to inversely proportional relationship between the demand for labor in the urban and rural sectors, which is conducive to the transfer of rural labor force. Based on microeconomic survey data of labor flow in urban-rural coordination experimental zones in Chongqing City, this paper makes an empirical study of the main factors having a short-term impact on the labor transfer, and the results show that education level and the opportunity to participate in the training are important factors.

  5. Health sector employment growth calls for improvements in labor productivity.

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    Hofmarcher, Maria M; Festl, Eva; Bishop-Tarver, Leslie

    2016-08-01

    While rising costs of healthcare have put increased fiscal pressure on public finance, job growth in the health sector has had a stabilizing force on overall employment levels - not least in times of economic crises. In 2014 EU-15 countries employed 21 million people in the health and social care sector. Between 2000 and 2014 the share of employed persons in this sector rose from 9.5% to 12.5% of the total labor force in EU-15 countries. Over time labor input growth has shifted towards residential care activities and social work while labor in human health activities including hospitals and ambulatory care still comprises the major share. About half of the human health labor force works in hospital. Variation of health and social care employment is large even in countries with generally comparable institutional structures. While standard measures of productivity in health and social care are not yet comparable across countries, we argue that labor productivity of a growing health work force needs more attention. The long-term stability of the health system will require care delivery models that better utilize a growing health work force in concert with smart investments in digital infrastructure to support this transition. In light of this, more research is needed to explain variations in health and social care labor endowments, to identify effective policy measures of labor productivity enhancement including enhanced efforts to develop comparable productivity indicators in these areas. PMID:27370916

  6. Labor productivity in heavy construction: impact on synfuels program employment

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    Kusterer, K.C.

    1980-06-01

    This study focuses on variations in labor productivity in the heavy construction industry. Productivity is one of a number of factors likely to affect the speed and cost of constructing a synthetic fuels plant. The findings of this study are presented with reference to synthetic fuels plants, but they are relevant to other large energy facilities as well. The data were gathered through a detailed literature search and extensive in-depth interviews with consultants in heavy industrial construction, union officials, and management. In this manner the most important determinants of labor productivity were identified and ranked in terms of relative significance. The type of project under construction is the most important factor affecting the productivity of heavy construction labor. Projects characterized by the utility work syndrome are large, complex, relatively unique, highly regulated, and have cost-plus contracts and tight deadlines. Such projects generally have lower-than-average levels of labor productivity. Labor productivity is also lowered by worker and management morale problems, due to delays and design changes, and by high levels of unemployment among construction workers. Finally, boom town conditions, caused by workers moving to live near large projects located in rural areas, also are likely to result in below-average labor productivity.Synthetic fuels plants are likely to have a number of these identified characteristics. Consequently, the findings suggest that labor productivity may well be a problem for the timely development of an economically competitive synthetic fuels industry.

  7. Labor report 1997-1998; Informe de labores 1997-1998

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    NONE

    1998-12-01

    In agreement with the disposition in the 93 rd Article of the Mexican United States Constitution Policy, the National Institute for Nuclear Research, which is directed as decentralized public organization of the Federal Government presents its labor report corresponding to the period 1997-1998. The Institution purpose is to perform research and development in the nuclear sciences and technology fields, as well as to promote the peaceful uses of the nuclear energy and divulging the advances reached for entailing them to the economic, social, scientific and technological development of the country. (Author)

  8. Priorities for urban labor market research in Anglophone Africa.

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    House, W J

    1992-10-01

    The earlier interest regarding how urban labor markets function centered on the dualist approach. An International Labor Office report on Kenya detected the urban informal sector reinforcing the labor market segmentation idea that those unable to obtain employment in the formal sector could obtain a subsistence-level livelihood in the urban informal sector. Recent work in urban Juba, Southern Sudan, has demonstrated that low-income households in the lowest quintile of urban income per adult showed an overrepresentation of female-headed households; larger household sizes; more children; greater dependency; and an overrepresentation of the indigenous, nonmigrant ethnic group plus an underrepresentation of the migrant Northern Sudanese who dominate the trade sector. Real wages in the formal sectors of English-speaking African countries have declined in the past decade. Unemployment of the educated is growing, evidenced by a longitudinal study of university graduates in Kenya over the period from 1970 to 1983. In 1991 the majority of 1990 graduates had still not found public sector employment. The rapid growth of labor supply has been paralleled by a rapidly growing informal sector which created 6 million new jobs in Africa between 1980 and 1985, while the formal sector added only 1/2 million jobs in the urban economy. An efficient labor market is characterized by relatively high turnover at less than 1 year of seniority and very low turnover among workers with 3-15 years of seniority. The modeling of the urban labor market has not progressed much in the last decade, and the dualistic approach has been repudiated. Such modeling requires in-depth data on the way workers and households allocate their time across the labor market segments. The understanding of the fusion of labor markets is best attained by well-designed household level surveys, which would study the relationship between labor market insertion and poverty status. PMID:12318000

  9. Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analgesic

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    Rashmi Patil

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available We read with interest the article and ldquo;Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analgesic and rdquo; by Mohan H et al published in November - December 2015, volume 4 issue 6 of International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology.1 As we read it, we realized that the article is quite similar to another article and ldquo;Intravenous paracetamol infusion versus intramuscular tramadol as an intra-partum labor analgesic and rdquo; by Lallar M et al.2 Although the authors quote this article as their reference, the degree of similarity between the two articles is beyond our acceptance. Hence we would like to bring it to your notice. We know that any original research should be encouraged to be published, but the authenticity in style of writing the same should be maintained and plagiarism to such a high extent is not acceptable. [Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2016; 5(9.000: 3268-3268

  10. Implicaciones del presentismo en la productividad laboral del área de la salud

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    Adrián Lazo Páez

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Recientemente han surgido algunos conceptos en el área laboral, específicamente asociados al sector salud, que previamente no se abordaban ni se mencionaban hasta que hace algunos años se dio un cambio en el paradigma y esos nuevos conceptos, dentro de los que resalta el presentismo, vinieron a ocupar un lugar dentro del análisis global de la situación laboral. El presentismo se ha tratado de definir, de manera sencilla, como apersonarse a trabajar a pesar de presentar un problema de salud o alguna otra situación que normalmente llevaría al ausentismo. A la hora del análisis correspondiente y de sus implicaciones no se puede olvidar otros factores que inciden en la productividad y que resultan fundamentales como por ejemplo el clima organizacional. Estos factores de la mano del presentismo y el ausentismo representan un impacto mayúsculo por sus costos económicos pero principalmente también por los denominados “costos ocultos” o no medibles debido a que involucra una mayor incidencia de errores médicos llegando inclusive a comprometer vidas humanas.

  11. Expected Time to Employment as a Function of Labor Market Size: A Theoretical Note

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    Peter V. Schaeffer; Gebremedhin, Tesfa G.

    2009-01-01

    When job prospects are uncertain, labor market size matters even when labor and jobs, respectively, are homogenous. The expected time to employment and its standard deviation may differ systematically with labor market size and create incentives for agglomeration.

  12. 76 FR 40937 - Public Availability of National Labor Relations Board's FY 2010 Service Contract Inventory

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD Public Availability of National Labor Relations Board's FY 2010 Service Contract Inventory AGENCY: National Labor Relations Board. ACTION: Notice of public availability of FY 2010 Service...

  13. 76 FR 26296 - Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2010 Service Contract Inventory

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2010 Service Contract Inventory AGENCY: Federal Labor Relations Authority. ACTION: Notice of Public Availability of FY 2010 Service...

  14. 77 FR 1689 - Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory AGENCY: Federal Labor Relations Authority. ACTION: Notice of Public Availability of FY 2011 Service...

  15. 77 FR 5062 - Public Availability of National Labor Relations Board's FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD Public Availability of National Labor Relations Board's FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory AGENCY: National Labor Relations Board. ACTION: Notice of public availability of FY 2011 Service...

  16. 78 FR 44981 - Restructuring of National Labor Relations Board's Headquarters' Offices

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD Restructuring of National Labor Relations Board's Headquarters' Offices AGENCY: National Labor... responsive to the requests for ``one- stop shopping'' for technical expertise from internal customers,...

  17. The Adjustment of the Manufacturing Labors in the Northeastern, Thailand

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    Junlasun Thuninart

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Problem statement: Northeastern labors used to live in the community cultures moved to work at the garment factory. The capitalism and the national economic and social development plan of Thailand were the causes. The policy of this plan was to make Thailand modern and emphasized development of an economic power. The Northeastern labors lacked of the lands for planting and turned to be head over heels in dept. They migrated to be the labors in the industry section for themselves, their families and the rural communities can survive under the capitalism context. The purpose of the article was to study the adjustment of the manufacturing labors in the garment manufacturing in Khon Khaen province located in Northeast of Thailand. Approach: It was a qualitative research. Data collection included interviews and participant observations and document analysis. Research data was classified into groups on study topic and analyzed on the purpose of study by using descriptive analysis. Informants included 60 key informants were the labors, the owned factory and the officer. Results: The result of this research was the adjustment causes of the labors who worked at the garment factory has divided into 3 conflict levels were as follows: (1 practicing, (2 norm and (3 value and ideal. These causes made them by adjusting themselves to economy acculturation for sufficient economy, namely employees stopped working when they earned enough money and the adjustment in duration of work hours was not strict. The Northeastern labors adjusted themselves for stopped working with traditional condition that was called “Heatsipsong”. It was the cultural capital of the Northeastern labors and the adjustment from cultural integration of the labors. The Northeastern labors enjoyed working as collective work and the rule and duty in work were held to a family and kinship structure; however, the rule and duty in the scheduling and assigning of employees was up to a

  18. The problem of non-discrimination in labor relations

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    Вишновецька, Світлана Василівна; Пінчук, Ольга Борисівна

    2015-01-01

    The problem of discrimination on the grounds of gender and age in the field of labor relations are investigated in the article. The legal regulation of non-discrimination as a guarantee of the right to work is analyzed, solutions to the problem are proposed. English abstract S. Vyshnovetska,O. Pinchuk The problem of non-discrimination in labor relations The problem of discrimination on the grounds of gender and age in the field of labor relations are investigated in the article. International...

  19. LABOR MARKET IN ROMANIA DURING TRANSITION. FORMING AND CHARACTERISTICS

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    Viorel CORNESCU

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available One of the most important problems of the contemporary society is the flawless and efficient management of the human resource. Thus, it is of great interest the in-depth knowledge of what happens inside the labor market, its mechanisms, its multidimensional relations with the economic, social, educational and political structures and institutions. In the present study we begin with the clarification of some theoretical issues related to labor market, we stopped trying to explain some aspects on formation and evolution of the labor market after December ’89 and we focused on its specificity in the general context of the transition to market economy.

  20. Energy and labor cost of gasoline engine remanufacturing

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    Venta, E.R.; Wolsky, A.M.

    1978-09-01

    This report presents a detailed estimate of the labor and energy, by fuel type, required by the U.S. economy to remanufacture gasoline-fueled automobile and truck engines. Th estimate was obtained by combining data provided by several remanufacturers with the results of input--output analysis. A rough estimate of the labor and energy required to manufacture new engines is also given. These estimates suggest that remanufactured engines require 50% of the energy and 67% of the labor that new engines require.