Clipper Windpower Laying Off 174 Peop...

Clipper Windpower Laying Off 174 People Companywide

There are 2 comments on the KCRG story from Aug 20, 2012, titled Clipper Windpower Laying Off 174 People Companywide. In it, KCRG reports that:

Company officials with Clipper Windpower confirm that layoffs will reduce the total employment at the wind energy company by 174 positions.

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retired from clipper

Millsboro, DE

#1 Aug 21, 2012
Clippers so full of shit they lie to the media trying
to pass it off as a tax credit issue thats bull shit
the real issue is there products are JUNK remember
UTC comments a few months ago,there managers are ass
holes plain and simple,they discriminate against
disabled hard working vets clippers really proud of
that,did they round up folks on the yellow cars and
show them the door how many of the Goss good old
boys got fired bet none.check out the comments on the clipper forum on this site.All you folks that got
fired check your final pay checks clipper will screw

Des Moines, IA

#2 Aug 21, 2012
Yes , my husband was of those rounded up in the first round of lay offs on the yellow cars several years ago. It was comparible to the Nazi's rounding up the Jews. Clipper wanted to show all the employees that if you speak up for what is right , this is what will happen to you, he was one of the first 50 hired and the first 50 walked out the door. Some posted comments about that round of lay offs as the trash being taken out. I hope they got what they deserved, they probably still have their jobs though as they are the ones that caused the problems to begin with, people of low moral character with no interest in a product that actually works being produced, no pride in a job well done. Our congressmen and senators SHOULD'NT keep throwing money to a failing company. Im not saying they shouldnt keep putting money in to the wind power industry as a whole just not to companies like Clipper. I am sorry for the loss of jobs in our community, we do need good paying jobs, unfortunately our community leaders offer BIG cash incentives to companies to bring their work to us then choose to NOT listen to what the people who have lost their jobs are telling them is wrong at that business. I wrote to Governor Culver who chose to stay out of the fight.I guess my vote didnt count to him as much as a big business's political donation.

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