2. In the United States most employment relationships are classified as " at-will" arrangements.
3. In legal terminology this means that either party may end the relationship at any time.
A HISTORY OF WORK
2. In many cases slaves were prisoners of war, but sentence of bondage could be imposed on criminals or debtors.
3. The industrial Revolution brought swift, massive changes to the relationship between employers and employees.
2. Successors to the National Labor Union were the Knights of Labor, the America Federation of Labor, and the industrial Workers of the world
3. The 1938 act also outlawed child labor in the United States.
2. Many manufacturing sectors have seen significant shifts in the labor pool from union-friendly states to the South.
3. In 2007 US union membership totaled 15.4 million, or 12.5 percent of the workforce.
2. In 2009 it was raised to $7.25 per hour from $5.85 per hour.
3. Because the workers usually have very limited education, they are easily exploited by factory owners, who in some cases hold the foreign workers' passports.