Monday, June 1, 2009
GM spokesman Chris Lee said today that Janesville is one of three plants designated as “standby” locations that will be considered for small-car production. The other plants are in Orion, Mich., and Spring Hill, Tenn
Illinois will receive about $53 million in federal stimulus money to create jobs for those 14- to 24-year-olds from now until Sept. 30. Illinois workNet centers in suburban Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties will dole out about $8.7 million of that total to area employers looking for temporary summer help. The stimulus dollars will pay all the wages for the workers, including the July 1 minimum wage increase to $8 per hour
The summer jobs cannot be used to replace a full-time slot with cheaper labor, that may include filling openings created by layoffs
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beginning the wave of court filings expected in Manhattan bankruptcy court as the automaker starts a complex reorganization that the government insists can be completed within three months.