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ISBN: 0796921768, 9780796921765
Author: Doreen Atkinson
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: south, africa, arid, farmworkers, broke, fate, going
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South African agriculture has always been ideologically contested, because of its relationship with controversial land ownership issues. This book takes the question of farm workers’ fortunes beyond the land debate, to consider their current and future livelihoods. The book argues that the question of farm workers needs to be understood as part of a broader spectrum of economic and social questi......
Authors: Barbara O. Wynn, Giacomo Bergamo, Rebecca Shaw, Soeren Mattke, Allard E. Dembe
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: workers, overview, issues, injured, california, care, provided, medical
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California’s workers’ compensation system has been the center of intense debate and legislative activity over the past several years. The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation and the California Division of Workers’ Compensation asked RAND to examine the cost and quality issues affecting medical care provided to California’s injured work......
ISBN: 0821383566, 9780821383568
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: choices, work, experience, ethiopia, career, workers, real, world, health, discovering
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World Bank Working Papers 191: Africa Human Development SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 64 pages; 7x10Published June 24, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8356-8; SKU: 18356 Discovering the Real World presents unique evidence on healthworkers’ career choices in Ethiopia. It shows that challengeslike health workers’ limited willingness to work in rural areas,as well as their likelihood to ......
Authors: Robert Clark, Melinda Sandler Morrill
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: retirement, accepting, plan, lump, payment, annuity, receiving, sum, state, needs, information, workers, leaving, carolina, north, choices
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When a worker who is covered by a defined benefit retirement plan terminates employment prior to retirement, in many cases she may choose to either leave her money in the pension plan or accept a lump sum distribution of pension assets. This choice can have significant long run implications for future retirement income. This project examined all terminations from state and local government employm......
ISBN: 079692208X, 9780796922083
Author: Nicci Earle
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: social, south, africa, workers, profession, work, change, education
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This study forms part of a series of studies on professions and professional education being conducted by the HSRC's research programme on Education, Science & Skills Development. It follows a pilot study on medical doctors, published in 2006 entitled Doctors in a Divided Society: The profession and education of medical practitioners in South Africa.Like the other studies in the series, this study......
Authors: Nicholas M. Pace, Robert T. Reville, Lionel A. Galway, Amanda B. Geller, Orla Hayden, Laural A. Hill, Christopher Mardesich, Frank W. Neuhauser, Suzanne Polich, Jane Yeom
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: injured, workers, california, resolution, dispute, improving
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For more than two decades, the workers' compensation courts increasingly have been perceived as a weak link in the California workers' compensation system. The courts have been criticized for being slow, expensive, and procedurally inconsistent. In response to these concerns, the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation engaged the RAND Institute for Civil Justice to co......
ISBN: 0855982640, 9780855982645
Author: Rae Mcgrath
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: development, workers, manual, conflict, legacy, landmines
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Publisher: OxfamPublished Time: OxfamPages: 100Landmines: Legacy of Conflict is written for development and emergency workers in mine-affected countries, and for policy-makers and planners. The changing technology of mines and mine-deployment is explained, with photographs and descriptions of the most common types of mine. The book describes the vulnerability of particular groups within rural comm......
ISBN: 0969583575, 9780969583578
Author: Doug Smith
Source: www.aupress.ca
Keywords: electrical, workers, united, jackson, warrior, cold
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Creative Commons

About the BookC.S. Jackson was the labour leader that the establishment loved to hate. Tough, intelligent, courrageous, and incorruptible, he was one of the founders of industrial unionism in Canada in the 1930's. He served as the head of the Canadian division of the United Electrical Workers for 43 years. During that time he battled with some of the world's largest corporations, with powerful pol......
ISBN: 0833049216, 9780833049216
Authors: Lloyd Dixon, James W. Macdonald, William Barbagallo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: problems, recommendations, change, market, insurance, volatile, workers, compensation, california
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Since partial deregulation of insurance rates in 1995, the California workers' compensation insurance market has been very volatile. For reasons that go beyond price deregulation, there have been dramatic swings in insurers' underwriting profits and the share of coverage written by private insurance carriers, and a substantial number of insurers, including some of the largest market participants, ......
ISBN: 0833038354, 9780833038357
Authors: Teryl K. Nuckols, Barbara O. Wynn, Yee Wei Lim, Rebecca Shaw, Soeren Mattke, Thomas Wickizer, Philip Harber, Peggy Wallace, Steven M. Asch, Catherine Maclean, Rena Hasenfeld Garland
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: injured, workers, california, sets, guideline, medical, treatment, evaluating
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In recent years, the California workers’ compensation system has been encumbered by rising costs and high utilization of medical care. To address these concerns, the California legislature passed a series of initiatives that call for the use of evidence-based medical-treatment guidelines concerning, at a minimum, the frequency, duration, intensity, and appropriateness of all treatment proced......
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