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    U.S. Steel laying off nearly 200 workers in Michigan.

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    U.S. Steel will reportedly lay off nearly 200 workers at a plant in Michigan.
    The company said in a filing that it expects to let the workers go for six months or more after production halts at the facility, according to Reuters.
    The company announced earlier in the summer that it would suspend operations at two blast furnaces, one at its Great Lakes Works in Ecorse, Mich., and the other in Gary, Ind.
    The company cited lower steel prices and reduced demand in idling the furnaces
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    That plant currently employs about 300 workers. With increased automation in the industry, the expansion may add 50 jobs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zippyjuan View Post
    That plant currently employs about 300 workers. With increased automation in the industry, the expansion may add 50 jobs.
    It's just one of many examples.
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    Robert Heinlein

    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

    Groucho Marx

    I love mankind…it’s people I can’t stand.

    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
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