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New Deal

A work compensation and conditions package agreed to by junior doctors’ representatives, NHS management, and Government in 1999, which was designed to address the unsocial hours and poor working conditions to which junior doctors where subjected. The maximum contracted hours for each work pattern by junior doctors was agreed as:
• 72 hours/week for on-call rotas;
• 64 hours/week for partial shifts;
• 56 hours/week for full shifts.

New Deal for Junior Doctors
• Limits on number of hours worked/week and on work during unsocial hours;
• Safety and security (job protection);
• Protected rest periods;
• Acceptable accommodations;
• Catering facilities that meet quality standards;
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Notwithstanding, wrote historian Harvard Sitkoff, "The Roosevelt Administration perpetuated more of the discrimination and segregation inherited from previous decades than it ended." In spite of the obvious day-to-day persistence of racial attitudes within society, the "New Deal's arousal of sympathy for the forgotten man generated reform impulses that would revolutionize the black freedom struggle." This period has since been termed, by some, as the Second Reconstruction.
United States (1944), the New Deal Court upheld the Roosevelt administration's wartime internment of Japanese Americans.
At its strongest, FDR's Folly is a powerful synthesis of the economic damage wrought by the New Deal. The book shows how New Deal farm programs helped large landowners at the expense of tenant farmers and sharecroppers; how the National Industrial Recovery Act contributed to monopoly and to the development of cartels within industries, undercutting recovery; how Social Security slowed the recovery, taxing workers, removing money from the wider economy, and contributing to higher unemployment; and how African-Americans were hurt by the Agricultural Adjustment Administration and the Wagner Act's sponsorship of unions.
Murray's "New Deal" attracted support from Florida's "creative class," the wealthy and business class, environmentalists and the arts community.
John Moffat, 31, of Airdrie, received the New Deal 25-Plus Award after finding work as a system design engineer with IT firm Scot shield after being unemployed for 18 months.
While Wallace conveys the "range, sophistication and efficiency" of the New Deal programs, his technocrat's language and win/win Keynesianism seem unlikely to inspire the dramatic reshaping of the economy that he envisions.
Luke Morgan, 19, from Kenfig Hill, went on a New Deal course that trained him to be his own boss and has now opened his own skateboard shop in Bridgend.
Szalay shows that even writers who resisted the government's assumptions and measures internalized New Deal forms.
Minister For Work, Nick Brown, commented, "These latest figures reflect the success New Deal is achieving across the country and how it is bringing real changes to young people's lives.
The new deal has thee major components: a $475 million seven-year revolving credit; a $100 million seven-year term loan; and an eight-year $425 million term loan.
Designing a New America: The Origins of New Deal Planning, 1890-1943.
Their sudden switch during Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal seems odd: New Deal agencies helped drive black sharecroppers off their land, and Roosevelt refused to support federal anti-lynching bills and efforts to restore black voting rights.