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Description:  Organized labor appears to be losing an important battle in the Great Recession.

Source: NYTimes.com
 
Date: 11/19/2010

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/20/business/20wages.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion: 

  • According to the report, how have unionized workers adapted to the economic conditions at their places of employment?
  • Do you think this change will impact aspects in the workplace such as motivation and productivity?
  • How should management react to these circumstances?
  • Do you think these changes are likely to be long lasting?

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