Thanks a lot Governor Cuomo: 105 to be laid off at Remington Arms in Ilion, N.Y.


Remington lays off 105 New Yorkers; Alabamans thankful for new jobs

So much for “open for business.”

Yesterday, the Syracuse Post Standard reported that 105 New Yorkers at a Remington plant in Ilion will lose their jobs as Remington ships the plant to Alabama.

According to the report, Andrew Cuomo’s SAFE Act played a role in Remington’s decision.

This morning, Rob Astorino and Chris Moss unveiled their jobs plan. Check it out here. http://www.robastorino.com/astorinomoss-jobs-plan/

Here’s the piece on Remington:

105 to be laid off at Remington Arms in Ilion, N.Y.
By Teri Weaver

Syracuse Post Standard
August 18, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — One hundred and five people will be laid off at Remington Arms in Ilion, Sen. James Seward’s office confirmed this afternoon.

The layoffs are part of the gun maker’s plans to move two assembly lines to Alabama, which was announced in May, Seward’s office said.

In May, the president of United Mine Workers Local 717 said about 80 people would be laid off with no guarantees of jobs at the new plant. Fran Madore said at the time that the passage of the NY Safe Act played into the decision.

Continue reading at Syracuse.com http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/08/105_to_be_laid_off_at_remington_arms.html

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