OCTOBER 29, 1929
- Dow Chemical to Close Plants in Canada and Italy. Westervelt, Robert // Chemical Week;9/6/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 30, p9
The article discusses the plans of Dow Chemical to shut down its operations in Ontario, Alberta and Italy. The shutdowns will yield savings of $160 million per year but will impact 750 employees. The Sarnia site will be idled beginning with a low-density polyethylene plant. Dow will also shut...
- Timing of Canopy Closure Influences Carbon Translocation and Seed Production of an Understorey Herb, Trillium apetalon (Trilliaceae). Takashi Y. Ida; Gaku Kudo // Annals of Botany;Feb2008, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p435
Background and Aims The light availability on a temperate, deciduous-forest floor varies greatly, reflecting the seasonal leaf dynamics of the canopy trees. The growth and/or reproductive activity of understorey plants should be influenced by the length of the high-irradiance period from...
- Deindustrializing Youngstown: Memories of Resistance and Loss following ‘Black Monday’, 1977–1997. High, Steven // History Workshop Journal;Oct2002, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p100
The effects of industrial decline are nowhere more apparent than in the once bustling steel town of Youngstown, Ohio. Home to four integrated mills that closed between 1977 and 1985, the city has won the dubious distinction of becoming the Rust Belt city par excellence. How then have area...
- Worker Responses to Plant Closings. Targ, Harry R.; Perrucci, Robert; Perrucci, Carolyn; Targ, Dena // Labor Law Journal;Aug88, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p562
The article assesses workers' cognitive responses, or beliefs, that may have resulted from job loss due to different kinds of plant or store closings in the United States. Thirty-two million jobs were lost in the United States in the 1970s due to plant, store, and office shutdowns and runaway...
- Plant Closings: Establishing Legal Obligations. Collins, Denis // Labor Law Journal;Feb89, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p67
The article examines efforts to establish legal obligations assigned to companies to protect employees from plant closings in the United States. The impact of plant closings on the lives of former employees and members of the local communities are also examined. Arguments for and against...
- Lear closing Michigan plant. // Canadian Plastics;Jul2004, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the decision of Lear Corp. to shutdown its seating plant in Auburn Hills, Michigan in July 2004.
- Rail Riders. // Current Events;2/22/2010, Vol. 109 Issue 17, p5
The article reports on the so-called rail riders, teenagers who left their homes in search of work and food during the Great Depression in 1929-1942 in the U.S.
- A blacksmith grows up. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p47
Relates the background of North Carolina-based Mickey Truck Bodies. Details of working in a blacksmith shop; Impact of the Great Depression on businesses in 1929; Applications of an air compressor; Reasons for closing one plant down.
- The Politics of Shutdown: Community, Property, Corporatism. Lustig, H. Jeffrey // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Mar85, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p123
Towns, regions, and individual working people find themselves threatened by the destruction of jobs, plants, and the nation's basic productive capacity. The wave of current closures in the U.S. reveals a larger pattern of deindustrialization, a process of "widespread, systematic disinvestment in...