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Mondelēz to axe 454 jobs in Montreal cookie plant closure

Mondelēz to axe 454 jobs in Montreal cookie plant closure | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Oreo maker Mondelēz International has announced plans to close its factory in Montreal, Canada, by the end of 2017.
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Kraft Heinz to Close Pennsylvania Plant that Made Heinz Products for over 40 Years - Breitbart

Kraft Heinz to Close Pennsylvania Plant that Made Heinz Products for over 40 Years - Breitbart | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Kraft Heinz, dually headquartered in Pittsburgh and Chicago, is set to close its Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania plant after 40 years of operation.
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New questions about reported Clinton uranium plan

A closer look at the Clinton finances and foundation
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Voting result on the UN resolution L.41 | ICAN

Voting result on the UN resolution L.41 | ICAN | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Did your government vote yes or no, or did it abstain, on the UN resolution to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons?
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Cape Breton mine nears closure after more than 80 years digging gypsum

Cape Breton mine nears closure after more than 80 years digging gypsum | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
There are fears Little Narrows Gypsum located about 30 kilometres from Baddeck, N.S., will close permanently after its parent company said it has decided to "idle operations" at the plant.
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Many lament job losses as auto work moves to Mexico

Many lament job losses as auto work moves to Mexico | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Last of two parts The auto industry takes a starring role in almost every conversation about NAFTA. In many cases, jobs in the automotive industry were the kind of jobs that people could count on for life. Someone could come right out of high school, make decent money, get good benefits, put in 30 years, and be taken care of in retirement. They were the kinds of jobs that could entice someone like Tom Benner to move out of central Ohio in favor of northwest Ohio. Mr. Benner, who grew up in Tiffin, eventually settled in Columbus. But in the early 1990s, he eagerly returned home for a job at Honeywell in Fostoria, where his father had also worked. “It provided a great living for our family, and I knew a lot of other people who worked there. We moved from Columbus back to Tiffin to work
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Strike Looms as GM, Canadian Auto Worker Deadline Approaches | TheDetroitBureau.com

Strike Looms as GM, Canadian Auto Worker Deadline Approaches | TheDetroitBureau.com | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Contract talks between GM and Canadian auto workers are hurtling toward a deadline that, if breached, could lead to a strike. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
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Ford moves to Mexico, Canada nears auto worker strike and more

Ford moves to Mexico, Canada nears auto worker strike and more | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
We've also got a bold renewable energy promise from GM, a not so bold diesel stance from Volkswagen and more in today's Daily Drive-Thru.
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Unifor selects General Motors Canada as pattern bargaining target - World Socialist Web Site

Unifor selects General Motors Canada as pattern bargaining target - World Socialist Web Site | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Dias himself said to the Globe and Mail, “I’ve probably—unfortunately—bargained more plant closings than anybody else in the country.”
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GM workers in Oshawa, Ont., brace for 'the fight of our lives' in auto talks

GM workers in Oshawa, Ont., brace for 'the fight of our lives' in auto talks | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Just over a year ago, Corina and Joe Colacicco — both employees at the General Motors facility in Oshawa, Ont., — sold their house and bought a bigger one to accommodate their growing family. Today, the couple is contemplating what might happen if GM decides to close up shop.
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Religion vs Unifor: Gingrich Woodcraft factory at centre of debate remains closed

Religion vs Unifor: Gingrich Woodcraft factory at centre of debate remains closed | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
A national director with Unifor remains hopeful a buyer can be found for Gingrich Woodcraft, a furniture factory in northwestern Ontario. It closed a year ago after workers voted in favour of unionizing.
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Former AGC Glass Plant's 'available' signs a 'bitter pill' for some

Former AGC Glass Plant's 'available' signs a 'bitter pill' for some | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
VICTORVILLE — For hundreds of former employees of the shuttered AGC Glass Plant, the dream of returning to work there died many years ago, but a recent sign erected on the property has some thinking about the good old days.Former employees told the Daily Press the recent property “available” signs that popped up along Silica Road stir up positive and negative emotions for the group that picked up the pieces of their lives and moved on nearly 10 years ago.“When the
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100 workers in Sydney, N.S. first casualties of Saputo dairy plant closures

100 workers in Sydney, N.S. first casualties of Saputo dairy plant closures | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Canada’s largest cheese manufacturer has shuttered the first of three factories slated for closure in a bid to cut costs and boost efficiency.
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400 layoffs from closure of Maple Leaf Foods plant

400 layoffs from closure of Maple Leaf Foods plant | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Maple Leaf Foods to close turkey processing plant in Thamesford, Ont. and outsource operations to Sofina Foods plant in Mitchell, Ont. Approximately 400 people will lose their jobs.
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US Intelligence Insiders – Not Russia – Leaked Clinton Emails

US Intelligence Insiders – Not Russia – Leaked Clinton Emails | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
We’ve repeatedly shown that it’s much more likely that American insiders – not Russian hackers – leaked the Clinton emails. Today, the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillanc
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US Votes No To Ban Nuclear Weapons

As expected, nuclear powers including the United States voted NO! to ban Nuclear Weapons but the world Votes Yes for a Nuclear Weapons ban. UN resolutio
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DOJ's Loretta Lynch Tried To Squash Comey's Letter To Congress | Zero Hedge

DOJ's Loretta Lynch Tried To Squash Comey's Letter To Congress | Zero Hedge | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
According to the Administration official, Lynch asked Comey to follow Justice Department policies, but he said that he was obliged to break with them because he had promised to inform members of Congress if there were further developments in the case. He also felt that the impending election created a compelling need to inform the public,
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Lafarge to close Kamloops cement plant; 36 full-time employees affected - Kamloops This Week

Lafarge to close Kamloops cement plant; 36 full-time employees affected - Kamloops This Week | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Lafarge to close Kamloops cement plant; 36 full-time employees affected - Kamloops This Week
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Email response to the Kellogg's plant provides 'food for thought'

Email response to the Kellogg's plant provides 'food for thought' | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
When you have written an opinion piece on any subject weekly for a quarter of a century, you come to truly appreciate when someone takes the time to send off an email regarding the . . .
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America's 10 worst states to live in

America's 10 worst states to live in | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement in areas including crime, health care and the environment.
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171 jobs on the line as Scotsburn plans to shut St. John's plant

171 jobs on the line as Scotsburn plans to shut St. John's plant | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
An ice cream manufacturer announced Tuesday that it is closing down the St. John's plant it has operated since 1988, and consolidating operations with other plants in Nova Scotia and Quebec.
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Auto union targets GM in contract talks | Toronto Star

Auto union targets GM in contract talks | Toronto Star | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
Unifor picks the toughest challenge with GM to win investment commitment in Oshawa, instead of Ford or Fiat Chrysler.
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Stanrail Details Timeline For Closure

Stanrail Details Timeline For Closure | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
A subsidiary of Canada-based Samuel Roll Form Group is closing its plant in Gary. In a notice to the state, Stanrail says the closure will affect 103 employees. The company says layoffs will occu
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Canada Bread plant in North Bay shuts doors, says 'production costs and bottom line' forced closure

Canada Bread plant in North Bay shuts doors, says 'production costs and bottom line' forced closure | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
It's the last day on the job for 60 workers at the Canada Bread plant in North Bay.
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What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereignty

What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereignty | CARBIDE TV The Machinist Channel | Scoop.it
The viability of the only deepwater port connected to Canada's transportation network is no small matter, at a time when climate change is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, and powerful nations like Russia and China pose new threats to Canada's sovereignty.
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