Whirlpool Bites Hands Of American Taxpayers Who Feed It

Blog by Dave Johnson
[Heads-up from Ed Kent]

Whirlpool, recipient of federal stimulus “smart grid” dollars, is closing an Evansville, Indiana freezer-topped refrigerator and icemaker production plant and moving the 1,100 jobs to Mexico.

Whirlpool knows that taxpayers will shoulder the unemployment and other costs. Closing a plant like this also means all the supplier, transportation and other third-party jobs go away. For example, 100+ Disabled Workers Could Lose Jobs.

Read rest of Johnson’s blog here.

Tags: ,

Comments are closed.