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    Read the case study entitled, "Shutdown at Eastland" .

    How would you have handled this situation?

    Propose a plan to close the assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan. In this plan, be sure to explain the following:

    Terms of the close - what notice would you give, what benefits would you provide, etc.
    Describe all of the affected stakeholders and how their interests will be considered.

    Who do you propose should take primary responsibility for those laid off as a result of the plant closing?

    How will this news be communicated to the workers, press, and community?

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    Labor lobbyists and union leaders express concern and outrage at Speedy Motor Company's seemingly hasty decision to close down its Eastland, Michigan based auto manufacturing plant. The lobbyists and union leaders point to the Eastland plant shutdown as a reason why there should be Federal laws regulating plant closures. Answers to Questions The closing of a plant when it ceases to be profitable does not violate the "moral minimum" unless: the closure is the result of internal fraudulent action(s), the closure violates or breaks employee contracts, or the closure harms others (the phrase "harm others" is difficult to quantify and is largely subjective but I am mostly speaking of the financial hardship levied against the employees and the greater community).

    Plant closings mean huge opportunities for demolition, remediation, transportation and other companies. The sheer size and complexity of a plant closing means millions of dollars in ...

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    MS Word Document - Plan to close the assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan; what notice would you give, what benefits would you provide, etc; How will this news be communicated to the workers, press, and community - 5 Pages
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