State Farm Hiring at Albemarle Facility - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather
There are 9 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Feb 6, 2012, titled State Farm Hiring at Albemarle Facility - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:State Farm is creating dozens of new jobs at its Albemarle County facility. The insurance company says it plans to hire 55 employees in Virginia, most of them for the Pantops operations center.
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#1 Feb 7, 2012
Oh no they can't do that it will make the republicans look bad. There are no jobs. Just ask any republican and he will tell you. Note c-ville 5% VA.6% Im tired of some dumb republican telling me how bad everything is when its not. Im tired of the anti american and running this country down.
#2 Feb 7, 2012
Didnt State Farm just lay off a bunch of people last year????
#3 Feb 7, 2012
Miller Truck Lines
Educational Credit Management Corp
Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corp. USA
Tyco Electronics Corp.
Smurfit-Stone Construction Corp.
Kroger Food Stores
Bank of America
Northrop Grumman Technical Services
What does the above list mean? All are companies that either shut down or had layoffs of some sort in this area within the past 24 months. This is by no means a complete list.
I have many casual acquaintances, four close personal friends and two immediate family members living in this area who lost their career jobs (using that term as all had worked for their companies at least 6 years) in the past two years due to closings and downsizings. I have never in my life known so many people who lost jobs in such a short period of time. Sure, there are plenty of jobs in Cville if you can feed your family on less than 25k per year. Anything above that; good luck, especially if you're over 45.
You are a libtard moron who has clearly been blinded by the crack oratorial teleprompter-reading skills of His Holiness, the Immaculated One, the Omniptent, Barack Hussein-as-salaam-alaikum Obama, mmm, mmm, mmm.
#4 Feb 7, 2012
Maybe if they hadn't laid off over 100 people last year then they wouldn't have this problem. Then, to top if all off, they have made most of their current employees work 10 plus hours in mandatory overtime. Why don't you call the people you fired and offer them a position again?
The worst part is most of the people who were laid of was because of them missing time from work. One lady had cancer and didn't have enough paid time off for her appointments, so they let her go and she lost her health benefits....
Maybe they should worry more about their employees and less about their customers
#5 Feb 7, 2012
I HAVE WORKED FOR STATE FARM FOR 20+YEARS --THERE IS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAY-OFFS AND TERMINATION. PEOPLE THAT WERE TERMINATED RECEIVED MANY WARNINGS AND IT DEFINITELY DIDN'T COME AS A SURPRISE--AS FAR AS LAY-OFFS--WHO GOT LAID OFF??? I KNOW DEPARTMENTS THAT MOVED AND EMPLOYEES GOT PUT IN OTHER POSITIONS---KNOW THE FACTS BEFORE YOU PUT THE COMPANY DOWN BECAUSE STATE FARM IS A GREAT COMPANY
#6 Feb 7, 2012
Aren't they closing the CIOS department? What's happening to all those people?
#7 Feb 7, 2012
Why don't you give us some objective reasons and data to support that irritatingly capitalized post?
#8 Feb 8, 2012
CIOS is not closing-that deparment moved to another location--those employees were given first choices to be placed in other jobs and they were unless they chose to terminate or retire.
#9 Feb 8, 2012
I don't need to provide any objective reasons and certainly not any data. I voiced my opinion as an employee and as far as your irritation goes--get OVER IT:) If you are interested in working with the company-followup with a HR representative and I am sure they can give you exactly what you are looking for.
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