[Excerpt] The Rail Mill Manning Agreement at South works in not unique. Reducing labor costs by combining jobs is a key part of the steel companies' strategy for regaining profitability. MCLR has conducted a survey of five other mills to find out what the companies are doing to reduce the work force, and speed up work. We print here a summary of our preliminary findings.
"Job Combinations and Speed-up in Steel,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss2/3