MUST ANSWER ASSIGNMENTS 1 AND 2. I uploaded other student answers so just use their answers for reserach to write your own answers and do not copy their answers word for word. word doc has all the student answers. also mention the source if your copying words from some where DUE TONIGHT in 7 hours very easy 10pm eastern time – nyc time
(1) With respect to Japan,
(a) distinguish among atypical, regular and the primary core of regular employees
(b) describe the lifetime employment system, the category of Japanese workers to which it applies, and the percentage of the workforce to which it applies
(c) describe the nature of enterprise unions, comparing them to American local unions and German works councils
(d) the spring offensive
(e) the role of industrial federations of unions
(f) the role of Rengo, the Japan Trade Union Confederation, comparing it to TUC, the AFL-CIO, and one or more of the French confederations
(2) With respect to enterprise unions,
(a) are they the same as company unions such as the one at Thompson Products discussed earlier in the semester, are they like local unions in America, or are they a hybrid?
(b) Compare joint consultation and collective bargaining in Japan with bargaining in the European nations.
(1) How has the regulation of Chinese labor relations changed since 1980?
(a) What are the legacies of socialism with respect to the role unions play in China?
(b) What are the roles of the Trade Union Law, the Labor Law, and the Labor Contract Law?
(c) How do local and national government regulation interact with respect to labor unions?
(2) Do you see any parallels between the treatment of rural workers (p. 313) and the Chinese treatment of third world workers described in China’s Silent Army?
(3) Distinguish between free labor unions as they exist in Germany, the UK, France, and the United States, and Chinese labor unions (see bottom of page 315, for instance). Do the reforms that have occurred in China qualify China’s labor unions as free ones?