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Shifting Gears is a yearlong, multi-platform project from The California Report. On public radio, and right here online, we’re exploring how California’s manufacturing industry — and the people in it — are adapting to a changing industry and economy. More...
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Daily Archives: March 3, 2010
That Blue Ribbon Commission report State Treasurer Bill Lockyer promised is out today. UC Berkeley Professor Harley Shaiken crunched the numbers and concludes: Plant closings are damaging in good times but become devastating during hard times. The Council of Economic … Continue reading
This just in from Reuters: The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, the federal agency that insures corporate pensions, says it will assume responsibility for the plans of 5,800 workers and retirees of NUMMI in Fremont. As previously reported, New United Motor … Continue reading