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According to the New York Times, after many employee complaints, United Airlines said it was “pressing the pause button” on a plan to replace its modest monthly bonuses with a lottery system that would have offered large rewards to a few workers at random.


  1. Why were the employees furious and what did they do about it?
  2. What were the qualifiers on the program?
  3. After reading the article, why do you think United wanted to go to the lottery reward system?
  4. What was the most interesting thing you learned in the article?
Source: Caron, C. (2018). United Airlines Pauses Lottery for Bonuses After Employees Rebel Online. The New York Times, March 4 
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