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G.M. Plans to Add 750 Jobs at Pickup Truck Plant
By NICK BUNKLEY
Published: January 24, 2011
FLINT, Mich. — General Motors said on Monday that it would add 750 jobs so that it can increase production of pickup trucks, welcome news in this economically depressed city.
G.M. will call back workers from its pool of about 3,000 employees nationwide who have been laid off from other plants, adding a third daily shift at the Flint plant, which builds heavy-duty versions of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The news follows hiring announcements at several other G.M. plants and word this month from the Ford Motor Company about plans to add 7,000 jobs at its plants by the end of 2012.
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A quick review of yesterday's biggest news story in the USA: Well over 51 million AMERICANS are LVIING in POVERTY
By Kevin Anthony Stoda
THIS is/was OLD-BUT IMPORTANT NEWS!
"Census: 48 Million Americans Now in Poverty" and was in Democracy Now yesterday,
Newly released census data indicates that the number of Americans living in poverty is millions higher than previously known. Under a new revised census formula, one in six Americans, or 48 million people, lived in poverty last year. The census shows a growing number of people over the age of 65 who are struggling in poverty due to rising medical costs."
Believe me and David DeGraw, there are even more impoverished Americans than that.
This news from yesterday in the USA is not new "news". The numbers and undercounting have been going on for years. Check out this older article:
http://pubrecord.org/nation/8281/census ... astically/
Moreover, that older article noted,"So the Census poverty rate increase of 3.8 million people will put the 2009 National Academy of Science (NAS) number at a minimum of 51.2 million Americans. And if the margin of discrepancy is equivalent to the 7.6 million of 2008, we are looking at a NAS number of at least 52 million people for 2009."
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If this document is not a harbinger of impending civil unrest on a national scale in the United States, I can't imagine what is. Big big changes are on the horizon though. Of that there is no doubt.
Google will hire at least 6,000 workers 'across the board' in 2011
By Mike Swift
Posted: 01/25/2011 10:51:35 AM PST
Updated: 01/25/2011 12:27:37 PM PST
Extending a surge that began last year and that economists said could be a positive sign for the Bay Area's economy, Google says 2011 will be its largest hiring year ever, plans that would mean the Internet giant will add more than 6,000 new workers this year.
With the hiring plans, Google will have more than 30,000 employees by the start of 2012, a workforce still significantly smaller than Silicon Valley giants like Intel, Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard, but more than double the size of rivals like Yahoo, and more than six times the size of the company that has become its most formidable competitor -- Facebook.
While much of the hiring will happen in and around Google's headquarters in Mountain View, the company also plans to add more than 1,000 workers in Europe, many of them in and around the company's hub in Munich, Germany, outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt said at a conference in Europe on Tuesday. Google now has over 60 offices in 30 countries.
About one-third of Google's workforce is in the Bay Area, and Eustace said the company's 2011 hiring would be weighted at least in that ratio -- meaning Google plans to hire at least 2,000 people around its headquarters in Mountain View, at San Bruno-based YouTube and in its San Francisco offices.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes is so hungry for workers to raise production levels that it kept hiring right up to the company’s weeklong holiday break, despite the fact that this meant paying new workers for doing no work ... The last orientation brought Boeing’s new regional union hires for October, November and December up to a hefty 1,417 new workers, Kelliher said.
Spirit AeroSystems plans to hire hundreds of workers in Wichita this year as production on new and existing programs ramps up.
Spirit also will hire workers for its Tulsa and Kinston, N.C., sites this year.
In the near-term, Spirit plans to hire about 200 workers for Wichita and Tulsa, spokesman Ken Evans said Friday.
The job openings, which are to be filled in the first quarter, are primarily factory positions, he said.
A combination of the recovering economy and an older work force is expected to send U.S. railroad operators on a hiring spree.
The Association of American Railroads said this week that an estimated 67,000 rail workers — 30 percent of the industry’s labor force — will be eligible for retirement during the next five years. The railroads also are hiring more employees to handle the growing amount of freight being transported by rail as the economy rebounds and shippers look to save money by using trains instead of long-haul trucking.
Both CSX and Union Pacific said they intend to boost hiring this year, with CSX pegging the figure at about 2,900 new workers and Union Pacific announcing plans for 4,000, in addition to some furloughed employees it intends to recall.
Armageddon wrote:Lowe's to Cut 1,700 Management Jobs, Hire More Weekend Staff
Lowe’s Cos., the second-biggest U.S. home-improvement retailer, plans to eliminate 1,700 middle- management jobs in stores as profit growth trails that of larger Home Depot Inc.
Brent Kirby, Lowe’s senior vice president of store operations for the North Central division, declined to say how much the moves will save the company. Lowe’s also plans to add 8,000 to 10,000 weekend sales positions to improve staffing at the chain’s busiest time of the week, he said in an interview. The change takes effect Jan. 29.
Oily would say this is good news.
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