Olin ammo moving Il. plant to Ms. after union says no

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  1. keninnavarre

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    :rofl:

    I didn't see anything about a Union in that article
     
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    :embarassed: Sorry. I already knew about this from earlier, and only posted the Business Week link...I added a link on the rest of the story.
     
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    Well then..

    Serves the morons right, and I'm :rofl: even harder.

    Idiots

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    Why does this make me think of the Firestone/Ford problem where all the tires found to be defective just happened to be made after a sour union contract was signed.

    1,000 workers can screw up a lot of ammo in the "few years" it will take to relocate.

    f' the union
     
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    In general I am torn on Government Organizations giving incentives to companies to make decisions. Someone has to fund these decisions. It would be pretty sad if it is a competitor that gets to subsidize his competition getting a sweet deal.

    To me it is manipulating the free market conditions. Either it makes business sense to move or it does not.

    Sort of like paying people to go buy cars in the cash for clunker program creating artificial demand using public money.
     
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    Hmm, good thinking. Good thing I reload. I've always had very good luck w/ their primers.. maybe I'll make a move to CCI till this blows over.. ;)
     
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    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

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    A good friend of mine retired from there recently. They knew this was coming, he told me lots of the guys there were of the opinion that they shouldnt have to take any concesions and that they would force the company to give in, even after being warned they would close it if they didnt give in. The union guys decided to vote themselves out of a job. Apparently unemployment sounded better than a pay cut.