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This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Ford logo on a vehicle at the Pittsburgh Auto Show in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 20, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Most of the new workers will build a new generation of electric vehicles at Ford's existing factory in Flat Rock.
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home depot
(PHOTO: WEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
March 06, 2019 - 1:03 pm
"You can come with your entire knowledge of hardware or you can come without any; it doesn't matter. We're gonna train you and make sure you're ready."
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Panorama de la planta de General Motors en Lordstown, Ohio, donde se ensambla el Chevrolet Cruze, el 27 de noviembre de 2018. (AP Foto/John Minchillo, File)
March 04, 2019 - 12:36 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors will end production this week at the first of five North American plants it wants to close by early next year as part of a companywide restructuring. The last American-made Chevrolet Cruze will come off the assembly line Wednesday at GM's sprawling Ohio assembly...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, a banner depicting the Chevrolet Cruze model vehicle is displayed at the General Motors' Lordstown plant, in Lordstown, Ohio. GM employees in Lordstown and other factories in Michigan and Maryland that are targeted to close within a year say moving will force them to leave behind relatives, even their children, in some cases. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
March 03, 2019 - 11:04 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close by January are facing a painful choice: Take the company's offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything they've...
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In this April 21, 2018 photo provided by Rachel Wasser, Walmart greeter John Combs works at a Walmart store in Vancouver, Wash. Combs, who has cerebral palsy, and other greeters with disabilities are threatened with job loss as Walmart transforms the greeter position into one that’s more physically demanding. Combs was devastated and then angered by his impending job loss. (Rachel Wasser via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 2:54 pm
As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive. Walmart told greeters around the country last week that...
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Duggan and Whitmer
(Photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)
February 26, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Under the plan, the company said it would reopen a shuttered engine plant in Detroit.
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tech center
A general view of the GM Tech Center in Warren. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
February 06, 2019 - 4:33 pm
"I wish it weren't happening," Warren Mayor Jim Fouts told WWJ on Wednesday.
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit. The government shutdown left an especially painful toll for African-Americans who make up nearly 20 percent of the federal workforce and historically have been on the low end of the government pay scale. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says African-Americans make up about 18 percent of the federal workforce of approximately 2.1 million employees. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
January 28, 2019 - 10:11 am
DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their families. Then the record-long government shutdown hit, making it hard for the U.S. Food and Drug...
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In this May 3, 2018, file photo a worker lifts a lunch bowl off the production line at Spyce, a restaurant which uses a robotic cooking process, in Boston. Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of today’s work, according to a new Brookings Institution report published Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 24, 2019 - 6:13 am
"That population is going to need to upskill, reskill or change jobs fast."
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Wienermobile
credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ
January 11, 2019 - 5:30 pm
What they're calling "Hotdoggers" travel across the country the Wienermobile -- a 27-foot long hot dogs on wheels -- making people smile while promoting the brand.
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