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  • Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring

    Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring
    The 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....
  • A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures

    A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures
    A look at the plants General Motors Corp. said Monday it will close or idle. Assembly plants scheduled to close: - Wilmington, Del. Scheduled to close in July. Cars produced at the plant include the Pontiac Solstice, the Pontiac Solstice Coupe, the...
  • GM Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    GM Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as part of the Obama administration's plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to the federal government. GM's bankruptcy filing is the fourth-...
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation

    Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation
    The El Monte factory stopped operating just a few weeks ago, but already it feels abandoned, an appropriate setting for a "Terminator" movie. The dusty clock on the wall is frozen at 7:00. Below it, the deep pits that once held molten steel are now...
  • Shreveport GM plant to shut by June 2012

    Shreveport GM plant to shut by June 2012
    General 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...
  • Analysis: No sure things in economic development

    Analysis: No sure things in economic development
    The 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...
  • For some Harley Davidson workers, it's a bigger fear than just losing their jobs.

    For some Harley Davidson workers, it's a bigger fear than just losing their jobs.
    If 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...
  • Harley-Davidson Union Leaders to Meet with Governor Rendell

    Harley-Davidson Union Leaders to Meet with Governor Rendell
    Governor 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....
  • GM Parts In Slow Lane

    GM Parts In Slow Lane
    Business is brisk at Meineke Car Care Center in Carrollton. But too often these days, it's a game of hurry up and wait for General Motors parts. Technician Mike Martinez says, "What used to take a day takes 3 days, maybe 4 days." Plant closures, both...
  • Sappi Paper Mill Shuts Down for Good

    Sappi Paper Mill Shuts Down for Good
    It has employed families for generations. Tonight, we now know the Sappi Paper Mill in Muskegon's closing down shop for good and leaving 200 people out of work. The facility has been a fixture along the lakeshore for more than a century, employing...