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Work and the Economy chap 12 Dominate trends (2008) 1.China: halfway through the transformation  from an agrarian to industrial society, 4 th   largest importer of US goods and provider  of a large portion of American goods 2.US and other westernized industrial  nations are losing jobs to China and India 3.1940-2007 women in the US workforce  rose 60%
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4. Economic and globalization create  intense competition than encourages  managers and owners of companies to cut  corners and avoid regulations, especially  during administrations that avoid enforcing  regulations. 100,000+ workers die from job  related illnesses or accidents a year.
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Trends: American Free Enterprise  system 1. loss of jobs to foreign companies 2. move from industrial jobs to service  sector jobs 3. increasing reliance of families on  incomes of multiple workers 4. increased reliance on technology to  increase productivity
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History of Economic Downturn 1970’s: Recession often blamed on the increasing  demands of unions on businesses. Attempt by industry to “bust” unions Closing the business for 2 years force  unions to have to reorganize. Companies  tried to meet needs of employees without  unions. 
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