Outrage is most likely when actions, or sometimes failures to act, are perceived as unjust or abusive.Examples include humiliation or dismissal of loyal employees, and wage cuts at the same time the CEO receives a huge bonus.
KEY WORDS: labor disputes; industrial relations; injustice; tactics; Australia Many actions by employers have the potential to generate outrage, including dismissals, speed-ups, wage cuts, elimination of medical benefits, closure of facilities, unsafe working conditions, bias in appointments and promotions, and embezzlement.
Children and women worked in factories and generally received lower pay than men.
The government did little to limit these conditions.
Labor movements in the industrialized world developed that lobbied for better rights and safer conditions.
Shaped by wars, depressions, government policies, judicial rulings, and global competition, the early years of the battleground between unions and management were adversarial and often identified with aggressive hostility.