Barnes Group Lays Off 95 Workers, 30 ...

Barnes Group Lays Off 95 Workers, 30 In State

There are 7 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Oct 30, 2008, titled Barnes Group Lays Off 95 Workers, 30 In State. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

The weak economy, a nearly two-month strike at The Boeing Co. and a reorganization have led to at least 95 layoffs at the Barnes Group during October, 30 of them in Connecticut, the company said Thursday.

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Deep River, CT

#1 Oct 31, 2008
More to come if Obama is elected. You ain't seen nothing yet
HC Here

Cabin John, MD

#2 Oct 31, 2008
Don't worry - you strikers have been successful in your mission! The Messiah Obama has a place for all of you. Grab a balck shirt (brown was already taken by Hitler) and join the putsch for Hussein. He will give you jobs. He will give you bread. He will take from you according to your abilities and give to you according to your needs. Comrades! get behind The Messiah Obama and he will make everything better for you! Another example of blue state capitalism - go on strike and see the benefits of standing up to big CEO's. You really showed them didn't you?
Haddam Resident

South Dennis, MA

#3 Oct 31, 2008
I am sorry for these of luck finding another job. It's seriously sad.

United States

#4 Oct 31, 2008
Pass the word to one and all. We have a chance this year to take government back from the real criminals in this state, the politicians. VOTE YES FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION. The only people against this are the corrupt politicians and their friends the lobbyists. The lobbyists can't control us like the corrupt politicians. Remember how JODI was going to clean up the state. Remember how the criminals refused to pass legislation taking away pensions from criminals like Johnny Boy.


Wayne, IL

#5 Oct 31, 2008
They axed people because of the Boeing strike? How stupid is that? What happens when the strike is over? They squeeze more.
CT Luver

Windsor, CT

#6 Oct 31, 2008
we can't keep losing manufacturing jobs---
hank reardon

Pleasanton, CA

#7 Oct 31, 2008
CT Luver wrote:
we can't keep losing manufacturing jobs---
The only employment growth in this state will be in the health, education & government sectors. It will be a long while (if ever) before manufacturing jobs return.

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