Actors and Participants:
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario: 16mm.
York University, Toronto, Ontario: 16mm.
"Investigates the social costs of high technology on Windsor, Ontario, the automotive capital of Canada. The city's 20% unemployment rate is among the highest in the country. Thousands of homes are being lost to the mortgage holders; family breakups and personal bankruptcies are at a high level. Illustrates these problems through the story of one family, and interviews with Moe Closs, the president of Chrysler Canada, with Harley Shaiken, consultant on the social costs of high technology and with Jean-Claude Parrot, Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress."
Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS.
"Documentary about the social drawbacks of high-technology automation in the automobile industry in Windsor."
University of Waterloo Audiovisual Services Catalog.
"DOWNSIDE ADJUSTMENTS investigates the tragic social costs of high technology on one city, Windsor, Ontario, the automotive capital of Canada. The city's unemployment rate of 20% ranks among the highest in the country. Paralleling this bleak statistic is the loss of thousands of homes to the mortgage holders. Family break-ups and personal bankruptcies are at an unprecedented level. All are related to loss of income.