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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:31 AM

Sorry, Mitt: GM to add 2,000 jobs in Michigan

Sorry, Mitt: GM to add 2,000 jobs in Michigan

by Laura Clawson

General Motors is announcing it will be adding 2,000 jobs in Michigan, starting with 1,500 information technology jobs. Gosh, aren't you glad President Obama didn't "let Detroit go bankrupt" like some Republican presidential nominees wanted?
The new jobs are good news for Michigan in more than one way:

Thirty percent or more of those 1,500 hires could be recent college graduates, as GM plans a large recruiting initiative with southeastern Michigan colleges and universities, Mott said. He expects some people who left Michigan for other jobs will return for the new opportunities.

It's not yet known where the additional 500 jobs will be located. Adding 2,000 jobs to Michigan's economy is good. Drawing heavily on recent Michigan college graduates is especially good, given how young college graduates around the country have struggled in the recession and its aftermath.

GM is in the process of insourcing the bulk of its information technology work, with a goal of going from having 90 percent of the corporation's IT operations handled by outside sources and just 10 percent within GM to reversing those percentages within three to five years. News of the upcoming hires in Michigan comes shortly after GM announced plans to hire up to 500 people at a new "innovation center" in Austin, Texas.

And if Mitt Romney had had his way, none of this would be happening, because without the federal bailout he so bluntly opposed, GM would have gone under.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/08/1141598/-Sorry-Mitt-GM-to-add-2-000-jobs-in-Michigan


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jillan Oct 2012 #1
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Doctor_J Oct 2012 #3
alcibiades_mystery Oct 2012 #4
catbyte Oct 2012 #5
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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:40 AM

1. Are you sure that's not made up?? Sounds like a conspiracy to me!!

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:45 AM

2. That is bad news for Mitt n/t

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:00 PM

3. And this is despite the fact that the Repukes are TRYING to sabotage the country

If the Dems in Congress had rallied together in 2009-2010, we would be 4 more years along in the recovery.

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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:02 PM

4. Does "GM" really exist? Jack Welch doesn't know

Is "GM" just something made up by the "Chicago guys?"

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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:37 PM

5. Even Snyder can't deny it. Michigan will be blue on 11/7/12

Please help support Debby Stabenow too. Hoekstra would be a freaking tragedy.

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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:43 PM

6. Hell they're denying the unemployment level

is 7.8%, and they'll deny this too! They say Obama fixed the numbers, ha ha. Hell if he did that the unemployment level would be 5.5% instead of 7.8%!

Pathetic republicans are hoping the economy goes down the drain just so they can gain back power!

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