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FOX40 NewsAt 60-years-old, Richard Galvan of Modesto is not ready to retire. But he will be out of work when Toyota's NUMMI plant in Fremont closes at the end of this month. Richard has worked as a team leader in the factory's body shop since 1985. "My goal is...
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The Associated PressCalifornia's sole auto plant shut down Thursday as the last car rolled off the assembly line and thousands of now unemployed workers walked out the doors, some crying. A Toyota Corolla was the final vehicle to move through production at New United...
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Multimedia JournalistA tentative agreement between the Hershey Company and its workers could stop production at the chocolate maker's historic downtown Hershey plant. It could also lead to the loss of hundreds of jobs. Hershey's landmark Chocolate Avenue plant started...
FOX40 NewsThere are more than 800 workers who reside in San Joaquin County that work for New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI). A plant in Manteca, "Amtex" supplies car seat covers for NUMMI. With it shutting down, many workers are left wondering what they'...
KickingTiresNow that it???s operating under bankruptcy protection, GM has ramped up the scheduled plant closures it had previously announced. Four assembly plants will be closed this year, impacting current products. The least surprising closure is the Wilmington,...
The Hartford CourantTen months before announcing a decision to lay off more than 1,000 Connecticut workers, Pratt & Whitney executives were already expecting to close their Cheshire factory, according to an internal Pratt document presented Monday during the first day of a...
South Florida Sun SentinelFlorida Power & LightJul 5, 2009 |Story| WGNO-LTVStaff reporterThe past few weeks in Louisiana have demonstrated there are certain things economic developers armed with the taxpayers' checkbook can accomplish, and others they can do little about, especially during the current recession. And in this era, risk and...Jun 1, 2009 |Story| KDAF-LTVThe 47 U.S. facilities for General Motors assembly, powertrain, and stamping are being cut to 34 by the end of 2010 -- and then to 33 by 2012. Here are the impacted plants. PLANT STATUS: Closing dates for plants may be sooner depending on market demand....Jul 30, 2009 |Story| WPMT-LTVStaff reporterIf the Harley Davidson plant closes, thousands will lose their jobs. For some workers, it's about more than losing their main source of income. It's about not being able to keep contributing to the community. Julio Alvarez and his wife are long-time...
Tags: Career and Workplace, EmployeesAug 6, 2009 |Story| WPMT-LTVStaff reporterGovernor Ed Rendell is scheduled to meet with union leaders from Harley-Davidson's York County plant Friday morning. The meeting comes as the Governor searches for a way to prevent the company from closing down the Springettsbury Township facility....Jun 24, 2009 |Story| WGNO-LTVGeneral Motors Corp. will close its assembly and stamping plants in Shreveport, La., no later than June 2012, the company said Wednesday. GM spokesman Chris Lee said the Shreveport operation, which employs 950 people, was added nine permanent plant...Original site for Plant Closings topic gallery.
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