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    • Toward More Valid Evaluations Of Training Programs Serving the Disadvantaged 

      Bishop, John H. (1987-03-18)
      The paper challenges the widespread assumption that the wage effects of federal training programs are reliable and unbiased estimates of productivity effects and social benefits. Evidence is presented that the reputations ...
    • Trade and Labour Standards: A Review of the Issues 

      Fields, Gary S. (1995-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This is a paper by a labour economist for trade specialists. It is written at a time of hope tempered by fear. On the trade side, the hope is that the new World Trade Organisation will stimulate a better trading ...
    • Trade Liberalization and Labour Law 

      Compa, Lance A. (2006-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This general report considers 23 national reports from colleagues in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean; in Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Europe; and in the Asia-Pacific ...
    • Trade Strategies and the Poor: Adjusting to New Realities 

      Fields, Gary S. (1988-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The major policy issue examined in this paper is that of a country's choice of a trade strategy in the context of helping the poor. As the end of the 1980s approaches, developing countries face a much more difficult ...
    • Trade Union Growth and Decline in Asia 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Das, Subesh; Kwon, Hyunji; Kwon, Soonwon (2002-09-01)
      We examine trends in union density and union influence in several Asian countries. While we find considerable variation in union density across the countries in our sample, all of the labour movements in these countries ...
    • Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining: Suggestions for Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union 

      Katz, Harry C.; Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Turner, Lowell (1993-01-01)
      This paper provides lessons for industrial relations reform efforts in the new nations emerging from the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc. Our purpose is to identify the basic industrial-relations practices that enable ...
    • Trade Unions and Human Rights 

      Compa, Lance (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In the 1990s the parallel but separate tracks of the labor movement and the human rights movement began to converge. This chapter examines how trade union advocates adopted human rights analyses and arguments in ...
    • Trade Unions, NGOs, and Corporate Codes of Conduct 

      Compa, Lance A. (2001-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The proliferation of corporate codes of conduct generates both alliance and tension between trade unions and NGOs that deal with workers’ rights in the global economy. Alliance, because trade unions and NGOs share ...
    • Trade’s Hidden Costs: Worker Rights in a Changing World Economy 

      Cavanagh, John; Compa, Lance; Ebert, Allan; Goold, Bill; Selvaggio, Kathy; Shorrock, Tim (1988-01-01)
      [Excerpt] For decades, the U.S. foreign assistance program has sought with limited results to further economic development and growth in Third World countries. We have witnessed some countries making real progress toward ...
    • Training and Workforce Preparedness: Introduction 

      Katz, Harry C. (1990-09-01)
      "An introduction to a special, multi-part report on training and workforce preparedness."
    • Transforming Human Resource Organizations: A Field Study of Future Competency Requirements 

      Blancero, Donna; Boroski, John; Dyer, Lee (1995-07-01)
      As human resource organizations transform, staff competency requirements after significantly. The question is: to what? The present study attempts to answer this question using data gathered from knowledgeable observers ...
    • TRANSPORTZYKLONBKREMATORIA 

      Korman, Gerd (1982-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Recently a number of books and articles have appeared which should persuade historians to reconsider some of America's activities during World War II. One work, British Intelligence in the Second World War (1981), ...
    • Tripartism and Economic Reforms in Singapore and South Korea 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Liu, Mingwei (2009-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of peak-level tripartism on economic reforms in Singapore and South Korea. Specifically, the paper attempts to answer the question of whether tripartism alters ...
    • Trump’s ‘Immployment’ Law Agenda: Intensifying Employment-Based Enforcement and Un-authorizing the Authorized 

      Griffith, Kati L.; Gleeson, Shannon (2019-10-01)
      This article considers President Trump’s immigration efforts through an immployment law lens. Immployment is a conceptual frame that reminds us to consider (1) immigration policy’s impacts on employers and the employment-based ...
    • Trustees and Faculty Retirement Policies 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2001-03-30)
      [Excerpt] Large numbers of faculty retirements in the years ahead will provide institutions with the flexibility to reconstitute their faculty along disciplinary and demographic lines. However, many institutions may worry ...
    • TSR, Executive Compensation, and Firm Performance 

      Enayati, Hassan; Hallock, Kevin F.; Barrington, Linda (2015-10-01)
      • Particularly since the recent recession, the general public and policy makers have been interested in aligning the incentives of executives with the incentives of shareholders. • Embedding Total Shareholder Return (TSR) ...
    • Two Dimensions of Union Commitment Based on the Theory of Reasoned Action: Cross-Cultural Comparison 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Sverke, Magnus (1993-01-01)
      Following Friedman and Harvey's (1986) call for additional theory development of the union commitment construct, this study applies the theory of reasoned action (Ajzen & Fishbein, 1980; Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975) to the study ...
    • Two Paths to the High Road: The Dynamics of Coalition Building in Seattle and Buffalo 

      Greer, Ian; Byrd, Barbara; Fleron, Lou Jean (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Labor-community coalitions are not a new concept. Unions approach such coalitions now, as in the past, as one way to enhance their bargaining power with an employer. Such coalitions are temporary and often ...
    • Two Tales of a City: Nineteenth-Century Black Philadelphia 

      Salvatore, Nick (1991-04-01)
      [Excerpt] In the tension between Forging Freedom and Roots of Violence certain themes present themselves for further research and thought. Neither volume successfully analyzes the historical roots of the African-American ...