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1. Did employees have more loyalty to their employers ten years ago?
2. Did employers have more loyalty to their employees ten years ago?
3. In the past ten years, have you or any member of your family been laid off, downsized, or otherwise lost a job through no fault of your/their own?
4. One year from now, do you expect to be working for the same employer that you are working for now?
5. If a company thatís competitive and earning good profits can make more money by cutting its workforce, should it do so?
6. Do Wall Street money managers have too much or too little influence over the business decisions made by companies in which they invest?
7. Can stronger partnerships between management and labor help increase the job security of workers -- and still maintain corporate profits?
8. Studies suggest American families are working more hours just to keep up. Does your work give you as much, more, or less time for family and personal life as you had ten years ago?
9. How has the much-touted new high-tech, information age economy affected your life in the past decade?
10. Compared to schools in other parts of the world, how well are American public schools preparing most students in key subjects like math, science, and communications?
in most other countries.
11. Can internship and mentoring programs that introduce average high school students to the professional workplace improve educational performance?
12. Would more opportunities for vocational education help improve the average high school studentís chance for success in the work world, after graduation?
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