The Resource A guide to worker displacement : some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises, Gary B. Hansen, (electronic resource)

A guide to worker displacement : some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises, Gary B. Hansen, (electronic resource)

Label
A guide to worker displacement : some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises
Title
A guide to worker displacement
Title remainder
some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises
Statement of responsibility
Gary B. Hansen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This guide is an update to the 2001 Guide to worker displacement that was published as a response to the Asian financial crisis. The Guide, drawing on experience primarily in North America and during the transition process in Central and Eastern Europe, explores how enterprises, communities and workers can respond to the financial crisis and how to reduce potential job losses. This includes possible strategies for averting layoffs and promoting business retention by communities, enterprise managements and workers' association. The guide is primarily for use in industrialized and transition cou
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Hansen, Gary B
Dewey number
300
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HD5707.5
LC item number
.H36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
International Labour Office
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  • Displaced workers
  • Unemployment
Label
A guide to worker displacement : some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises, Gary B. Hansen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On cover: Update 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright information; Preface; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1. Mass layoffs and worker displacement: Overview of the Problems; 1.1 Definitions of terms; 1.2 Extent and impact of worker displacement; 1.3 Overview of worker displacement problems; 1.4 Problems worker displacement creates for communities; 1.5 What communities can do to prevent worker dispalcement or minimize its impact; 2. Organize your community to help employers strengthen their businesses and avert layoffs; 2.1 Restructuring and layoffs: some fallacies of business life
  • 2.2 Reasons for enterprises to restructure2.3 Community business retention/layoff aversion strategies; 2.4 Organize your community to retain businesses and avert layoffs; 2.5 Steps communities can take and tools that can be used to retain businesses and avert layoffs; 2.6 Steps to start a community business retention/layoff aversion program; ACTION MODULE: Steps to start a community business retention/layoff aversion program; 3. Assess your community's ability to respond quickly and effectively to worker displacement events
  • 3.1 The importance and role of early warning networks, rapid response and industrial adjustment specialists3.2 Using rapid response worker adjustment programs in North America and Hungary; 3.3 Assess your community's rapid response worker adjustment and economic renewal needs and capacity; ACTION MODULE: Community worker adjustment needs and rapid response readiness checklist; 4. Steps IA Specialists take to set up worker adjustment programs and organize reemployment assistance committees to help displaced workers obtain services and find jobs
  • 4.1 Role and functions of the reemployment assistance committee (RAC) in worker adjustment programs4.2 Steps IA specialists take to start and manage a worker adjustment program in a community; ACTION MODULE: Steps to start a rapid response worker adjustment program; 5. Set up a worker assistance resource center (WARC) to provide service to dispaced workers; 5.1 Role of the IA specialist and the RAC in setting up a WARC; 5.2 Layout and function of WARCs; 5.3 Worker adjustment services and the WARC; 6. Economic renewal strategies and tools communities can use to preserve and create jobs
  • 6.1 Community assessment and planning for economic renewal6.2 Using community assessment and planning to facilitate economic renewal in Hungary; 6.3 Should your community undertake economic renewal?; Appendix A: Work-Sharing: An Alternative to Lay Off; Appendix B: Supplementary training modules and resource materials; Appendix C: List of Acronyms; Back cover
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (90 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789221138488
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000065182
  • (EBL)797567
  • (OCoLC)772844500
  • (SSID)ssj0000674060
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11482383
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000674060
  • (PQKBWorkID)10645569
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC797567
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000065182
Label
A guide to worker displacement : some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises, Gary B. Hansen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
On cover: Update 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright information; Preface; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1. Mass layoffs and worker displacement: Overview of the Problems; 1.1 Definitions of terms; 1.2 Extent and impact of worker displacement; 1.3 Overview of worker displacement problems; 1.4 Problems worker displacement creates for communities; 1.5 What communities can do to prevent worker dispalcement or minimize its impact; 2. Organize your community to help employers strengthen their businesses and avert layoffs; 2.1 Restructuring and layoffs: some fallacies of business life
  • 2.2 Reasons for enterprises to restructure2.3 Community business retention/layoff aversion strategies; 2.4 Organize your community to retain businesses and avert layoffs; 2.5 Steps communities can take and tools that can be used to retain businesses and avert layoffs; 2.6 Steps to start a community business retention/layoff aversion program; ACTION MODULE: Steps to start a community business retention/layoff aversion program; 3. Assess your community's ability to respond quickly and effectively to worker displacement events
  • 3.1 The importance and role of early warning networks, rapid response and industrial adjustment specialists3.2 Using rapid response worker adjustment programs in North America and Hungary; 3.3 Assess your community's rapid response worker adjustment and economic renewal needs and capacity; ACTION MODULE: Community worker adjustment needs and rapid response readiness checklist; 4. Steps IA Specialists take to set up worker adjustment programs and organize reemployment assistance committees to help displaced workers obtain services and find jobs
  • 4.1 Role and functions of the reemployment assistance committee (RAC) in worker adjustment programs4.2 Steps IA specialists take to start and manage a worker adjustment program in a community; ACTION MODULE: Steps to start a rapid response worker adjustment program; 5. Set up a worker assistance resource center (WARC) to provide service to dispaced workers; 5.1 Role of the IA specialist and the RAC in setting up a WARC; 5.2 Layout and function of WARCs; 5.3 Worker adjustment services and the WARC; 6. Economic renewal strategies and tools communities can use to preserve and create jobs
  • 6.1 Community assessment and planning for economic renewal6.2 Using community assessment and planning to facilitate economic renewal in Hungary; 6.3 Should your community undertake economic renewal?; Appendix A: Work-Sharing: An Alternative to Lay Off; Appendix B: Supplementary training modules and resource materials; Appendix C: List of Acronyms; Back cover
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (90 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789221138488
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000065182
  • (EBL)797567
  • (OCoLC)772844500
  • (SSID)ssj0000674060
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11482383
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000674060
  • (PQKBWorkID)10645569
  • (PQKB)10473164
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC797567
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000065182

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