While the sounds of re-constitution of the Soviet Empire s her about the world, the effects of big business consolidation sway to the rhythm of monopoly.
Recently the aircraft industry has experienced a certain consolidation and the affects are showing:
Textron lays off 575 in Kansas
The company made the announcement in an email to employees Wednesday morning.
The company says the reduction affects “all areas of the Beechcraft and Cessna businesses, including salaried and hourly employees in positions spanning from management to non-management levels. ”
The company says employees affected by the reduction are receiving 60-day WARN (Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification) notices.
Oddly enough I was mulling about technology and the labor force yesterday while mowing. Those two and the idea of monopoly’s.
Ridiculous stuff for a fellow to be thinking about, I know. Especially when the chances of morel mushrooms are still good.
From the reaches,