– Xerox is cutting an unspecified number of research and development jobs. The Democrat and Chronicle reports 189 workers got the ax companywide.
The job cuts come in the wake of Xerox getting a heavily-subsidized call center in Webster. The company is getting so many government incentives, the new facility may end up costing nothing.
Yesterday, with yet another round of layoffs, Ursula Burns – Xerox CEO and Obama economic advisor – showed again why employees never smile when they say her name.
Yesterday, at a company that sells high-tech products, she laid off more research and development staff. The engineers who would have invented tomorrow’s gee-whiz technologies, will instead by collecting tomorrow’s unemployment checks.
The same woman who complains that America isn’t training enough engineers, eliminated a few hundred American engineering jobs.
While being bribed by politicians to bring in crap jobs.
Xerox took taxpayer money to bring in low-wage, dead-end, call-center jobs. And it dumped hundreds of well-paid, professional, engineering jobs.
– The Buffalo News has done some of the best journalism on the LeRoy illness. Without sensationalism, the in-depth stories have clearly explained conversion disorder and given credence to experts. Today’s Q&A further debunks alternate theories, while questioning the role of the media.
– White firefighters in Buffalo will get paid a settlement for being passed over for promotions.
– In 1915, crews made the Genesee River downtown 10 feet deeper. The Democrat and Chronicle shows us how it was done.