We continue to casualize
and contemporize," said Michael
They'd simply buy a firm for a few billion, aggressively asset-strip it, casualize
the workforce, and sell it on for an inflated price.
Qantas Executive General Manager Engineering David Cox said this week there would be no weakening of the airline's negotiating position, said to include plans to reclassify some engineer positions and casualize
parts of its workforce.
Labor market deregulation is sometimes direct, or policy-based, as when a government eases state regulation of labor markets and employment practices, (15) or when companies purposefully casualize
in-house work and outsource and informalize production and services previously performed in-house.
"Politically, it was much easier to casualize
and degrade the job of college teaching now that it wasn't just a white man's job," Berry says.
The result is subcontracting and outsourcing, each of which tends to casualize
Acknowledging consumers' casual lifestyles, Krangel plans to casualize
"the Lenox way" by entering new categories, such as lighting, and introducing new materials, such as metals (as it did with its Winter Greetings assortment).
These approaches proved not nearly aggressive enough when pitted against a CPR determined to casualize
its work force and "stamp out unionism at its fringes," (12) a telling description of the corporate agenda provided by one union leader.
Because exhibitors at the show know that even as Americans continue to casualize
their lifestyles, they are still on the hunt for luxury.
The fixtures spotlight Lenox's accent plates, said Donnell, attempting to "casualize
" formal patterns.