The Theory Of Labour Law

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Labour Law Essay Introduction Humans strive everyday to obtain wealth and success in the form of money. Contrary to popular belief money makes the world go around. It is the driving force of every economy, but for some people, it is more difficult to earn than for others. Many factors are responsible for the gap in wealth people earn; lack of experience, age and low education are some reasons as to why it is difficult for some to earn money. There are many people who immigrate from other countries and are unfamiliar with the foundations of employment. Each individual’s situation is different since everyone has his/her own family background. Some people are fortunate enough to be born into ‘higher-class’ families,…show more content…
The Wagner Act then enforced which limited the powers of employers. As a result the Rand Formula was created to prevent companies from going on strike. It was a method of collective bargaining. In 1960 to 1980 the economy was booming. 15.2 equality was enforced. Workers had man rights and freedoms but they were all slowly taken away in 1980. The Employment Standards Act created 40-60 hour weeks with less pay. In Canada’s political spectrum NDP is on the far left, The Liberal Party in the middle and Conservatives on the right. The right wing believes in higher taxes while right says lower taxes. The right believes were not all equal but should be made equal by taking from the rich and giving to the poor while the left says no we are all equal, so its their fault if they turn out poor. The left wing also believes in more of the government running the economy, public business rather than private ones. People all over the world have fought for their rights and equality in their place of work for thousands of years now. Slavery was an influencing factor with labour law, dating back to the Code of Hammurabi (1760 B.C.E). At that time people had no choice but to be forced into labour, being controlled by slave masters with laws only benefitting the owners controlling the slaves. Trade Unions were not always allowed in Canada because employers felt the
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