Question: (TCO 2) ABC Manufacturing Company has the following total job cards. Job A $6,500 Job B $5,630 Job C $3,825 Job D $3,800 Job E $6,300 Job F $4,200 Jobs A and B were in Finished Goods Inv. at the beginning of the month. Jobs C and D were in Work-in-Process at the beginning of the month. Jobs E and F were started during the month.
By 1916, the IMB became Canada's largest employer, with 250,000 workers. The IMB produced around one million shells a month, about a third of what the British armies were using on the western front. Maritime shipyards ran in full swing to manufacture submarines, and there were more than 100 plants across the country producing airplane parts. By 1916, unemployment virtually disappeared, and acute shortages of labour were felt in every sector of the economy. A large number of women homemakers moved into the work force.
Case 3-1: Iowa Elevators Name: _xiaoxia Li Group: __6_ Date: ___02/01/2013___ ------------------------------------------------- Situation: * Scott McBride, director of purchasing at Iowa Elevators, prepared for a meeting with the executive management team to present a five-year plan for the purchasing department. * Iowa is a large grain-handling company with annual revenues of $2.3 billion and more than 2,500 employees. * Two business units are grain-handling and marketing division and the farm supplies division. * Grain-handling and marketing division operates approximately 300 grain elevators in Midwest and represented approximately 75% of total company revenues which has declined by 20%. * Farm supplies division has doubled its revenue over the past five years, but operating margins had remained flat.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Company was owned by Max Blanck and Harris Isaac, the factory produced women’s shirts, known as shirtwaists. The company had about five hundred workers, mostly young immigrant women, who worked nine hours a day on weekdays and seven hours on Saturdays only getting $7 to $12 a week. At the end of the day on Saturday, March 25, 1911, a fire started around 4:40 PM in a scrap bin under a cutters table in a corner on the 8th floor. The first alarm was sent when a passerby saw smoke coming from the 8th floor at 4:45PM. The doors opened inward and when the girls tried to escape through the doors they couldn’t get them open because the all the girls pushing from behind.
In Document #8 , There is a chart that shows the iron production from 1740 until 1900 , with the British iron production in 1740 being 17,350 tons and in 1900 being 9,000,000 tons. This number shows how hard the kids working at the factory had to have worked to reach a number like 9 million , also you
He went from rags to riches, gaining a fortune of £500 ,000, equivalent to $25 million today. On August 3, 1792 Richard Arkwright died and was buried at Cromford, near his original mill. Thomas Edison Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, a community that was the largest wheat shipping center in the world. He was born into the middle class, the seventh and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison. As most boys did back then, Edison started working at an early age; he was a newsboy selling newspaper.
His opening editorial set the moral tone for the entire abolitionist movement. But perhaps the strongest voice to come out of the white abolitionist movement came from an unexpected source: a “little lady from Maine.” Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin as a reaction to the lynching of abolitionist editor Elijah Lovejoy in Illinois. The book was first published on March 20, 1852. By June it was selling 10,000 copies a week, and printers worked twenty-four hours a day to meet the demand. By October, some 150,000 copies had been sold in America.
So much so what could be called, “…the most hope-filled, union in the nation’s history…” (Pg.174 A History of Hope) was formed, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). With over two hundred delegates and many more industrial workers the goal of the IWW was to create worker solidarity and social freedom for those involved with the group. The Lawrence Strike of 1912 is a perfect example of the impact the IWW had on its members. On New Year’s Day 1912 a new law was passed cutting the wages of the workers. By the time everyone received his or her paychecks two weeks later.
The nation now has a $51 billion wedding industry, which employs over 800,000 people.” This is important to Canadian identity because we were the fourth country to recognize and legalize same sex relationships. It shows that we were and still open to new ideas, especially in the quality among all Canadians. 1998 Ice Storm Between January 4-10th 1998, a deadly ice storm slowly crept its way into destruction, a never before witnessed in Canadian eye, which labeled the greatest natural disaster in Canadian history. It involved three different storm fronts, the Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec, and the Atlantic coast with almost 100mm of precipitation impacts. Destroying anything and everything that it could get its hands on.