On employment, globalization has impacted differently in different parts of the world. For instance, through activities such as off-shoring services, numerous jobs are created in developing countries, while the decrease has been felt on developed countries. The job structures are altered since new jobs linked to different activities are introduced while others tend to disappear. Research and development jobs are increasing, especially in the developed world, while the production industries are carried out abroad, more specifically to developing world. Job earnings are also improved in a way to suit particular individuals. In the developing countries, payment are becoming better by the day, while in the developed world, the gap between qualified skilled workers and under qualified skilled works tend to be widening. Other influences of globalization in employment include increase in migration and improved working conditions.
There are numerous health problems in shanty towns. Firstly, because the sites are illegal the government does not provide piped water. As a result, drinking and bathing water are usually dirty and this causes diseases such as dysentery, typhoid and hepatitis, as well as skin and eye diseases. Secondly, houses are often overcrowded and have poor air circulation. This makes it easier to catch diseases like flu, TB and diphtheria where infection enters through the throat. Thirdly, there are no drains, sewers or rubbish collection services. The resulting pools of stagnant water and heaps of household waste attract rats and insects, which can pass on diseases.