GM Downsizing in North America: Closing Factories, Cutting Jobs

GM Downsizing in North America: Closing Factories, Cutting Jobs

Last Tuesday, November 27, Mike Colias of the Wall Street Journal reported that GM will close several factories in North America and cut up to 14,800 jobs. Spurred by slowing sedan sales, the changes affect plants in Michigan, Ohio, and Canada. This is the first major downsizing since the company’s bankruptcy in 2009. Reducing GM’s […]

Statewide Job Comparison Highlights Local Challenges for 2016

Statewide Job Comparison Highlights Local Challenges for 2016

A 12-month comparison of job growth for the 25 Florida MSA’s (Metropolitan Statistical Area) shows that the Tallahassee MSA ranks 23rd in job growth. In December 2014, the Tallahassee MSA employed 177,100 people. After 12 months the number decreased by 200 to 176, 900. The Lakeland-Winter Haven MSA led the state with the addition of […]

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