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Two million jobs cut during the 1980s means two million grieving people and families, and millions more who survive the layoffs but are also thrown into grief by change.

Headlines about the elimination of jobs in well-known companies became noticeable during the eighties. Who can forget the waves of fear that spread from each new announcement during that decade of large-scale cuts by AT&T (27,000), IBM (10,000), General Motors (29,000), Burroughs/Sperry (10,000), and more.


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