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Published by United Nations, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.,
  • Caribbean Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Stevedores -- Latin America.,
    • Stevedores -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Transport workers -- Latin America.,
    • Transport workers -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Trade-unions -- Latin America.,
    • Labor unions -- Caribbean Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[prepared by the Transport Unit of the International Trade, Finance and Transport Division of ECLAC].
      SeriesCuadernos de la CEPAL ;, 77
      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. International Trade, Finance and Transport Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.L8 R4413 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL316343M
      ISBN 109211212111
      LC Control Number97228043
      OCLC/WorldCa35759054

      Labor Union Representation Statistics for States. Just over 16 million workers were represented by unions in , accounting for 12 percent of the U.S. workforce.   1 See appendix C for the definition of public sector and other terms. 2 IFAC Public Sector Committee, Governance in the Public Sector: A Governing Body Perspective (). 3 In some countries, the major source of income is profit from government owned companies.

        From the shock victory of Labour at the general election, to the founding of the promised welfare state, Derek Brown trawls the archives and presents a . management function of the Belize City Port confirmed its direction towards a wider reform and private participation in the port sector of Belize. Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, with poor performance by public (Government) ports and strong growth in trade, turned to private participation in ports in the early ’s.

      Purpose- The purpose of this paper is to critically discuss the role port labour systems can play in the competitiveness of ports in the West African sub region and the implications of the choice of system using Ghana as an example. Labour reforms must be framed in such a manner that it ensures the ease of doing business and simultaneously leads to jobs creation. India’s labour laws are extremely rigid and discourage.


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Labour reform and private participation in public-sector ports. Santiago, Chile: United Nations, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

International Trade, Finance and Transport. This five-volume set presents the findings of an ADB regional technical assistance study which developed sector-specific best practices for promoting private sector participation in key infrastructure sectors in ADB's developing member countries.

The best practices cover the role of government, institutional reform, strategic planning, legal and regulatory frameworks.

Toolkits. Port Reform Toolkit: Effective Support for Policymakers and Practitioners - World Bank and Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), second (2nd edition), The toolkit aims to provide policy makers and practitioners with effective decision-making support in undertaking sustainable and well-considered reforms of public institutions that provide, direct, and.

application of private capital to fund investments in port facilities, equipment and systems. Without the notion of private ownershi p or the private funding of port assets or services, there can be no port privatization. Increased participation by the private sector in the delivery of port services, without private.

Impact Area: Labour Relations, Ports. Institution: Cardiff Business School. Leading Academic: Professor Peter Turnbull. Introduction. Port reform – interms of introducing more flexible working practices, liberalising competition, and privatising services – has been a priority for governments in recent years.

be geared towards promoting competition and that any successful port reform must aim at responding to the market and satisfying client’s needs.

(Worldbank,module 1; UNCTAD,pp. 11) A study on the organisation of labour and port labour system will not be meaningful without considering the larger framework under which labour operates. significantly to create pressure for change and reform.

Public sector reform in context; the legacy of the New Public Management In the last 30 years, governments all over the world have made fundamental changes to the way they are run (OECD, ).

Public service reform has been at the heart of this process of modernization. the trend toward several successful port management models is strong. Reform Toolsanalyzes the various concession arrangements or tools available to port man-agers.

The role of the public sector in financing port development is eroding and the private sec-tor has assumed more responsibility, not only in port finance but also in port operations.

The participation of the private sector, even if deemed beneficial or resulting in considerable number of African ports, public sector ownership of the port infrastructure and superstructure, together with direct Alternative Forms of Port Administration Port reform is complicated by several unique characteristics.

First, ports provide. Governments, however, have much to gain from involving labor early and effectively in the port reform process. Port labor is one of the most valuable assets of the port community. This pool of trained personnel is a deep source of practical knowledge with vast experience in port operations.

Many supporters of public sector unions suggest there are no meaningful differences between public and private sector unions when it comes to collective bargaining.

As I explain below, however, there are in fact several fundamental differences, many of which have been pointed out since the inception of public sector collective bargaining. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that, infor the first time ever, more public-sector employees ( million) than private-sector employees ( million) belonged to unions.

Today, unionized workers are more likely to be teachers, librarians, trash collectors, policemen, or firefighters than they are to be carpenters, electricians.

The recent controversy over a foreign-owned company running a US port brought attention to the creeping privatization of work in ports worldwide. Since the s, there has been a head-long rush to privatize ports.

The pace can be best described as rapid and chaotic. For some economists privatization is seen as a method to increase efficiency. Public Participation in International and Regional Agreements 24 Best Practice 24 SECTION 6 Conceptual Framework 25 A Best-fit approach for Public Participation in the South African Legislative Sector 25 Levels of Participation 28 Levels of Participation.

Crafting labor policy: techniques and lessons from Latin America (Inglês) Resumo. Nothing impacts the welfare of individuals and households more directly than employment and earnings opportunities.

In developing countries, labor market reform is a crucial component for the success of overall economic policy reforms. Despite success. Improving Public Sector Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities by Teresa Curristine, Zsuzsanna Lonti and Isabelle Joumard* This article examines key institutional drivers that may contribute to improving public sector efficiency and focuses on one of them in more detail: performance information and.

Some reform, in particular those involving private participation in infrastructure (PPI), may thus prompt surplus labor and changes in working conditions as governments adjust the work force to prepare for PPI, or as new owners or operators introduce efficiency improvements and expose enterprises to greater management discipline, new.

Labour Relations, Employment Conditions and Participation in the Health Sector Dr Pedro Brito Coordinator, Human Resources Development Program, PAHO/WHO, Washington DC.

The Meaning of Modernisation: New Labour and Public Sector Reform 1. Introduction If there is a dominant motif in Labour‟s approach to the conduct of domestic policy, it is „modernisation‟ – and its synonym, „reform‟. No set of institutions were more frequently and in a more thorough-going and sustained manner the object of.

The share of public sector employment relative to total employment varies considerably across OECD countries (), ranging from 8% in Korea and Japan, to 35% in ments also differ with respect to the amount of goods and services (e.g.

in education or health care) they provide publicly to their citizens, and on how they provide those goods and services, with some governments. Private Sector Public Sector Wage Inequality Labour Force Survey Public Sector Employee These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.Defining Public–Private Partnerships The term “public–private partnership” describes a range of possible relationships among public and private entities in the context of infrastructure and other services.

Other terms used for this type of activity include private sector participation (PSP) and privatization.

While.Public sector labor relations are moving through a historic, transformative moment. The future of collective bargaining will be shaped by how labor and management respond to the challenges being posed by state and local government fiscal problems, calls for education reform, and the political and legislative attacks on public sector unions.