Customized Construction, Landscaping, and Facility Maintenance Training. $8 million Heilmann Rec Center opens on East Side. The rise and fall of Detroit: A timeline. Sign Up for Our free email newsletters On Thursday, Detroit made history — and not in a good way.
Detroit Public Schools: 93% Not Proficient in Reading; 96% Not Proficient in Math. Flanked by Sen.
Ted Kennedy and Rep. John Boehner, President George Bush signs the No Child Left Behind Act in January 2002. (AP Photo) Detroit, Michigan Population 2017, 2016. The Ruins Of Detroit Industry: Five Former Factories. Detroit Area Employment — September 2016 : Midwest Information Office : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. News Release Information 16-2019-CHIThursday, November 03, 2016 Job Growth Up 2.0 Percent Over the Year Total nonfarm employment in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 1,985,600 in September 2016, up 39,600 or 2.0 percent over the year, the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.7 percent. The Detroit metropolitan area is made up of two metropolitan divisions—separately identifiable employment centers within the larger metropolitan area. Industry employment Professional and business services had the largest annual employment gain among Detroit’s supersectors, adding 18,400 jobs since September 2015. What Is Janesville, Wisconsin, Without General Motors? - The Atlantic. Vice President Mike Pence ended his sixth week in the White House last month by following House Speaker Paul Ryan to the small city in southern Wisconsin that is the speaker’s hometown.
When Pence arrived mid-morning in Janesville, Wisconsin, he met with a few local farmers and business owners. Before he left mid-afternoon, he got lunch at an Irish pub with photos of Ryan’s ancestors on the wall. GM has few legal options after Venezuela seizes plant. General Motors halted operations in Venezuela on Thursday after the car maker's plant in the country was seized by public authorities, the company said.
Elissa Robinson/ DFP Venezuelan authorities suddenly seized a General Motors plant in Venezuela on Wednesday, forcing the company to halt its operations and leaving it with few legal options in a country marked by political and economic instability. The world's third-largest automaker assailed the takeover as an "illegal judicial seizure of its assets. " "GM (Venezuela) strongly rejects the arbitrary measures taken by the authorities and will vigorously take all legal actions, within and outside of Venezuela, to defend its rights," the automaker said in a statement. But its legal recourse against the Venezuelan government is likely limited, said Peter Quinter, Miami-based chair of the law firm Gray Robinson's Customs and International Trade Law Group. Employer Success Story: Detroit Manufacturing Systems. In late Spring of 2012, Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) Human Resources Director Rosemary Brewer was introduced to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation President and CEO Pamela Moore.
The introduction was made by Attorney and Detroit Workforce Development Board Member Al Nelson. DMS was formed in 2012 as a joint venture between French auto supplier Faurecia and Rush Group, a longtime Ford supplier owned by Native American business woman Andra Rush. An initial meeting between DMS and DESC in June 2012 presented a stark challenge: Faced with a significant order for instrument panels for Ford vehicles, DMS needed to hire 500 skilled manufacturing employees for various union positions, and scaling this fast required the leveraging of partnerships that DMS did not have. DESC assessed potential candidates using a range of tests from reading comprehension and math skills to manual dexterity testing. World-Class Automotive Supplier. Blssummary detroit.
Detroit in bankruptcy: How did it happen? - Crain's Detroit Business. The city of Detroit, which for years paid its bills with borrowed money, is the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy protection.
Here's a look at how the city spiraled into financial ruin and why it's in so much trouble: For decades, Detroit paid its bills by borrowing money while struggling to provide the most basic of services for its residents. The city, which was about to default on a good chunk of its $14 billion-plus debt, now will get a second chance in a federal bankruptcy court-led restructuring. Detroit's budget deficit this year alone is estimated at $380 million, and Kevyn Orr, its state-appointed emergency manager, chose bankruptcy over diverting money from police, fire and other services to make debt payments.
The move conserves cash so the city can operate, but it will hurt Detroit's image for years. It took decades of decay to bring down the once-mighty industrial giant that put the world on wheels. It's a big factor. Maybe. Bankrupt, Decaying And Nearly Dead: 24 Facts About The City Of Detroit That Will Shock You. To Be Considered: The Remains of Detroit's Packard Motor Car Company. When it opened in 1903, Packard's Detroit plant was the most advanced auto factory in the world.
Designed by renowned architect Albert Kahn, the plant was located on a staggering 35 acres of land and boasted over 3.5 million square feet of space. Fiat to buy full control of Chrysler - Jan. 1, 2014. The agreement comes more than 4-1/2 years after the Obama administration brought Fiat in to keep Chrysler in business as part of a packaged bankruptcy proceeding.
In a statement, Fiat said it has agreed to pay $3.65 billion for the 41.46% of Chrysler it doesn't already own from the UAW's medical benefits trust for retirees. Fiat shares gained nearly 13% in Milan early Thursday to trade at €6.70, their highest level since July 2011. In addition to the deal, Chrysler will contribute $700 million to the benefits trust over a 4-year period. For its part, the UAW has agreed to support the automaker's plans to roll out vehicles and will drop a Delaware court proceeding over options exercised by Fiat in the acquisition of Chrysler.