Paperback. 70 pages. Original publisher: Washington, D. C. : Congress of the U. S. , Office of Technology Assessment : For sale by the Supt. of Docs. , U. S. G. P. O. , 1986. LC Number: HD5708. 55. U6 P519 1986 OCLC Number: (OCoLC)14395492 Subject: Plant shutdowns -- United States. Excerpt: . . . 7 cent gave at least some of their workers 1 to notice. Over half ( 54 percent ) of establishments 14 days notice; 40 percent gave 14 to 90 days provided 2 weeks or less specific notice; 55 per-notice; and 18 percent gave more than 90 days cent of establishments provided 2 weeks or notice ( table 1 ). more general notice. It appears that the typi-cal establishment with over 100 workers an-These figures represent what GAO called nounces that job losses will occur more than overall notice, including either general no-2 weeks before the occurrence, but gives spe-tice - announcements intended to provide work-cific notice to individual workers about 1 week ers and communities with some warning with-in advance to blue-collar workers and 2 weeks out specifying the exact closure date or which in advance to white-collar workers. workers are to be laid off - or specific notice - which informs individual workers when their The GAO figures are consistent in some ways jobs will end - or both. General notice can be but dissimilar in others to figures in a recent quite useful in letting workers and communi-Conference Board report. 15 The Conference ties know that they may be facing job losses, Board, like GAO, reported that about 12 per-and may be effective in catalyzing adjustment cent of firms gave no advance notice of closure, efforts or planning for worker adjustment serv-with some advance notice apparently the norm ices. In the case of a plant or business closure, for larger establishments and firms. However, general notice and specific notice often amount The Conference Board survey reported substan-to the same thing. However, when mass layoffs tially longer periods of notice given than did but . . . This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...a merchant, or a considerable proprietor, the excesses of the party recoiling upon itself, it ruled the Jacobins and the Commune of Paris with an iron hand; it enslaved the Convention, and threatened it with absolute annihilation; it preached up Atheism, and proscribed the arts, the sciences, and every species of talent. The artists and men of science were thrown into prison as objects of suspicion, and there was a time when the National Library and the Garden of Plants were on the point of being burnt and laid waste. "Robespierre and Danton, struck with indignation at these outrages, united their efforts to put a stop to the frightful progress of popular madness. The capuchin Chabot, Bazire, Fabre d'Eglantine, Hebert, Chaumet, Vincent, and all their associates, perished on the scaffold. "For the first time since the commencement of the Revolution, the people saw persons put to death as ultra-revolutionary, and no longer as having wished to stop the Revolution. Their ideas were turned up-side down, and underwent a realrevolution. "The prisons were filled with Sans-culottes, and with all that was basest in society. It was remarked, that the apostate priests were numerous in that class. "The people beheld, without surprise and with joy, the punishment of those who had until then governed them, and that feeling was a revolution, which escaped the observation of Robespierre and Danton, and which they knew not how to convert to their advantage. "The third era presents a spectacle different from the other two. Danton and Robespierre easily stopped the Revolution, and put a period to the power of the Commune of Paris; but after their success they fell out between themselves. "Danton, Camille des Moulins, Heraut de...
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