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From COLAs to Profit Sharing and Incentive Style Plans

During the past decade, employers and unions have moved away from the concept of Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) to Profit Sharing and Incentive style plans. Differentiate between the different styles of plans and defend or argue against the move to the new style plans.

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COLAs-Cost of Living Adjustments are basically salary increases. Bargaining tool that labor unions have used to help employees meet the increase in the consumer price index, thereby keeping them satisfied.

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During the past decade, employers and unions have moved away from the concept of Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) to Profit Sharing and Incentive style plans. Below is a explanation of the difference between the different styles of plans and a defense/argument against the move to the new style plans.

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