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Unformatted text preview: he entrance to the Union Stockyards, built in 1875, a grand archway with two Victorian turrets on either side.
Millions of men, horses, and cattle had passed through it over the years. A spot that had for generations been at the center of tumult and loud
commotion now was desolate and quiet, except for an occasional car driving past to a nearby industrial park. The sculpted head of a steer
gazed down from the center of the arch. Broken glass and an old sneaker lay on the ground beneath it. Weeds grew between the crumbling brick paving stones, and the pale beige surface of the arch was marred with cracks. The place felt like an archeological site, the ruins of a lost
American civilization. bags of money
DURING THE 1970s THE cordial relationship between Monfort executives and workers at the Greeley slaughterhouse came to an end. The
underlying source of conflict was straightforward. Monfort wanted to reduce labor costs, but its workers thought that wages should not be cut
at a time when the company was earning profits and the nation’s annual inflation rate had reached double digits. In the m...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course MGMT 120 taught by Professor Litt during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.
- Spring '08