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      12-21-2007, 01:08 PM   #1
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BMW plans to fire 8000 workers in 2008!!!

Hi Everyone,


Have a look at this... Even though BMW are making record global sales they want to continue cutting their home production costs in Germany....2008..


http://edition.cnn.com/2007/BUSINESS....ap/index.html
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      12-21-2007, 06:27 PM   #2
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It is a layoff of temps.

I hope they have nothing ot do with my build.
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      12-21-2007, 08:26 PM   #3
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It is a layoff of temps.

I hope they have nothing ot do with my build.
lol, if its not built yet, then there probably will be some putting your car together. lol watch them put the engine together without the turbos.
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good maybe they can finally start building cars properly.
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we can only hope so... lol
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      12-22-2007, 01:35 AM   #6
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move the plant to Mexico or Singapore........cheap labor.
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      12-22-2007, 05:26 PM   #7
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trying to cut the bottom line, many suppliers are also leaving BMW becuase BMW wants to pay ledd for parts... looks like it is corner cutting time
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      12-22-2007, 07:19 PM   #8
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The whole point of temporary labor is that you can cut them loose, without consequences, when you no longer need them. There are so many temp workers who forget they're temps though and expect to be treated like perms.
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maybe they'll start selling 335i's w/o fuel pumps to save the cost of replacing them under warranty
hahahah
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Isn't that sort of the point with temporary workers? :P.
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