Does Grand Rapids deserve the "Temp Town" label?

There are 10 comments on the MLive.com story from Jul 8, 2013, titled Does Grand Rapids deserve the "Temp Town" label?. In it, MLive.com reports that:

In an article headlined, "The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed," the online publication listed Grand Rapids as one of the nation's leading "Temp Towns," a place where job seekers flock to get low-paying jobs that offer little chance of full-time employment: "The people here are not day laborers looking for ... (more)

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VDV

Comstock Park, MI

#1 Jul 8, 2013
The comment about calling Grand Rapids a temp town was not only online. It was in the printe copy of Time magazine in its special cover issue on Temporary employees.
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Brighton, MI

#2 Jul 8, 2013
Kelly Services was listed as the nations second largest employer and Walmart is the Largest. Welcome to the new normal Democrats......
Elephant Gun

Shelby, MI

#3 Jul 8, 2013
Thats what happens when republican are in charge. Everything goes downhill and yes GR deserves it. And to batch the dilusional alzheimers sufferer this has been happening for over a decade if you havent noticed then you are out of touch.
SOS in Mesa

Scottsdale, AZ

#4 Jul 8, 2013
Elephant Gun wrote:
Thats what happens when republican are in charge. Everything goes downhill and yes GR deserves it. And to batch the dilusional alzheimers sufferer this has been happening for over a decade if you havent noticed then you are out of touch.
Don't forget the Dutch influence.
Really

Wyoming, MI

#5 Jul 8, 2013
Elephant Gun wrote:
Thats what happens when republican are in charge. Everything goes downhill and yes GR deserves it. And to batch the dilusional alzheimers sufferer this has been happening for over a decade if you havent noticed then you are out of touch.
And you are a fool.The Republicans haven't been in charge for over 5 years you clown. Your delusions of grandeur for the Democrats only makes them look foolish for claiming one of your limited understanding.

Since: Mar 09

Grandville, MI

#6 Jul 8, 2013
Elephant Gun wrote:
Thats what happens when republican are in charge. Everything goes downhill and yes GR deserves it. And to batch the dilusional alzheimers sufferer this has been happening for over a decade if you havent noticed then you are out of touch.
Muskegon must be doing well too!
LOL!
Good luck, maybe you can find a temp job too?
At least you'd be doing something.
Bob

Big Rapids, MI

#7 Jul 9, 2013
Fortunately RTW & seniors paying taxes on their pensions will solve this problem......

One day soon, we'll overtake Texas as the minimum wage capital of the USA!
Jim

Hudsonville, MI

#9 Jul 9, 2013
Bob wrote:
Fortunately RTW & seniors paying taxes on their pensions will solve this problem......
One day soon, we'll overtake Texas as the minimum wage capital of the USA!
And you'll still be overpaid at that!
Bob

Big Rapids, MI

#10 Jul 10, 2013
Jim wrote:
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And you'll still be making more than me!
Most likely....
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Harbor Springs, MI

#11 Jul 10, 2013
Bob wrote:
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Most likely....
One day the well will run dry and you will have to go to work cutting wood......

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