Opinion: What a Bloomdoggle

Opinion: What a Bloomdoggle

There are 2 comments on the The Reporter story from Feb 23, 2013, titled Opinion: What a Bloomdoggle. In it, The Reporter reports that:

What would you do to a couple of rich guys who brought workers in from Mexico illegally to work in their state-of-the-art manufacturing plant and paid them only $2.66 an hour? What if they brought them in on a travel visa, not a work visa, making it illegal for them to work in this country? What if they paid them by direct deposit into a bank in ... (more)

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Reporter.

Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#1 Feb 23, 2013
Put them in charge of ICE

Centreville, VA

#2 Jun 11, 2014
I'm not sure you are telling the full story. I understood Bloom was attempting to set up a Mexican subsidiary to disassemble and reclaim faulty fuel cell stacks. This required a workforce of semi-skilled mechanics that could be trained and the several Mexicans brought to the California facility were learning the "trade" in preparation of becoming supervisors in the Mexican facility. They were I thought not employees of Bloom itself but of the Mexican facility.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Jack Markell Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Markell Says He'd Welcome Syrian Refugees (Sep '15) Sep '15 nosyrianrefugess 1
News New Law In Delaware Adds Electronic Smoking Dev... (Jul '15) Jul '15 yawn 4
News Delaware governor issues Darwin Day proclamation (Jan '15) Jan '15 NotFooled 1
News Markell earns award for clean water initiative (Nov '14) Nov '14 Mary Valimont 1
News On Mary Burke and jobs (Oct '14) Oct '14 bob 1
News Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's H... (Jul '14) Sep '14 ROMAN OIL COMPANY 31
News Standout Delaware Charter School expands (Sep '14) Sep '14 Boo 1