[bct] Re: changing business world

  • From: "Maria R." <malyn87@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 21:45:45 -0500

Hey Darrell,
This might be a little unorthodox, but I'm still going to keep everything
crossed, as well as send a couple of prayers up to the main man up stairs,
and even knock on wood for you now and then that the news on Monday is good.

Maria R.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 8:26 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: changing business world


> Hi Mary,
>
> In the past, I have been "downsized" for reasons totally irrelevant to my
> disability.  I made no noise.  I don't consider this disability related
> reason to be at all in the same boat.  I hear I may have some good news on
> Monday.  We shall see.
>
>
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mary Emerson" <maryemerson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 6:22 PM
> Subject: [bct] Re: changing business world
>
>
> > Dan, you are correct. There have been horrible stories of people who
were
> > laid off and thrown on the street just a week before their 25th
> > anniversary. There have also been instances where a project was planned
to
> > move from New York to Atlanta; employees sold their homes and prepared
to
> > move to Georgia, and then the project was cancelled. You can imagine the
> > chaos these people and their families were thrown into, with no
> > compensation for the trouble they were in, and, probably, some job
losses
> > due to change of corporate plans.
> >
> > Down the street from me, the plant site, that once had ten thousand
> > people, now only has a bit over a thousand, and they are being crowded
> > into the lab where I worked, which was only meant to hold about 1,500
> > people. The plant will be torn down later this year, and it was a
landmark
> > that had put San Jose on the map 50 years ago when it was built. What
> > happened to the other 8,500 people formerly employed there? Job loss,
> > primarily; their jobs went to foreign countries.
> >
> > One of the disturbing aspects of this is that people found out about the
> > plant closing on the news; nobody from management sat down with them to
> > explain anything.
> >
> > Just elaborating on your point and what has previously been said.
> >
> > Mary
> > Mary Emerson
> > E-mail: maryemerson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Skype name: mkemerson
> > Podcast web site: http://www.emerson.libsyn.com
> > Podcast feed: emerson.libsyn.com/rss
> >
> >
>
>


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