History PP - DECADE OF CORPORATE GREED 1980S THE RICH GET...

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DECADE OF CORPORATE GREED – 1980S THE RICH GET RICHER, WHILE THE POOR GET POORER!
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REAGANOMICS Strikes Corporate Greed Higher Taxes H Affecting the Poor
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THE PATCO STRIKE Shorter Work Weeks Higher Wages Better Retirement Benefit Plan
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PHELPS DODGE MINING Continued Three Years H Federal Government Involvement Focused on COLA H Avoidance of Job Combinations H Increase Wages to Match Inflation Hikes
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STRIKE AT HORMEL 1984-1986 Initiated in December 1984 Against Wage/Benefit Cuts “Strike of the Decade” Countrywide reaction Energy/Imagination of union members
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HIRING OF SCABS Owner May Sanction a Lockout H Reverse Strike New Hires Enforced to Sign Contract H Yellow-Dog Contract Strikers Became Fierce H Sometimes Leading to Death
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CORPORATE GREED The 1980s were "a time of Reaganomics, burgeoning yuppies, and the Decade of Greed." (Laur, 2003)
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Reaganomics - Then and Now H Wage Taxing H Was Reaganomics successful? H
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course HCA 250 taught by Professor Robbiejohnson during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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