Year: 1981 Source: Personnel Journal, (May 1981), p.369-372 SIEC No: 19850072

The effects of plant shutdowns or relocations on workers include a suicide rate of 30 times the national average, anomie & dissatisfaction with life, reduced social integration, & the destruction of closely knit patterns of life in- & outside the plant. Legal considerations and possible alternatives to shutdown or relocation are discussed.