The Company Men
When the publicly held shipbuilding corporation Global Transportation Systems, or GTX, is downsized in the midst of the recession, many employees are fired, including Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck). Walker is a white-collar, corporate ladder-climbing employee with a six-figure salary, a wife, and a teenage son and younger daughter.
|events||Great Recession termination of employment|
|keywords||blue-collar college roommate corporate ladder country club downsize factory force hostile takeover hr human resources manual labor morning new car outplacement poison porsche recession shipbuilding spending money stock price teenage son white-collar worker|
|producer||Claire Rudnick Polstein John Wells Paula Weinstein|
|productionCompany||Battle Mountain Films Spring Creek Productions The Weinstein Company|
|publisher||The Weinstein Company|