Deere says 800 workers to leave under...

Deere says 800 workers to leave under voluntary program; 1st-ye...

There are 6 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 30, 2009, titled Deere says 800 workers to leave under voluntary program; 1st-ye.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Deere & Co. says about 800 salaried workers will leave the farm machinery maker under a voluntary separation program announced in April.

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Chicago, IL

#1 Jun 30, 2009
This state, and the country for that matter, cannot afford to lose any more jobs.

So where's the so-called stimulus???? The President was down that way talking with the Prez of Cat and said that with the stimulus, Cat was going to hire back some of its laid off staff. After Obama left, Cat's prez said that Obama was wrong and he laid off even more people!

Obama's "Change" has turned into a catastrophe for working people.
John A Rizzo

Chicago, IL

#2 Jun 30, 2009
Runs like a Deere, but Deere's finances smell like a John.
Ex-Aircraft Mechanic

Lake Forest, IL

#3 Jun 30, 2009
You voted for change folks and your God and Savior Obama is delivering.

Chicago, IL

#4 Jun 30, 2009
Deere's is an honest company that tries really hard to keep all there employees employed. They are not a charity and they understand that market goes in cycles. These workers all volunteered for the program, I just worry that John Deere lost some good workers.
Social Justice

United States

#6 Jun 30, 2009
The Trillion Dollar Stimulus sure is ramping up jobs at capital equipment makers like Deere. Will Obama or Biden be in Moline for a media set piece to help them announce the layoffs?

Ashland, KY

#7 Jun 30, 2009
It's George Bush's fault.

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