I guess we can take comfort in knowing you did not place the blame on former President Bush.
On another note, this type of corporate decision is not made over night. It was probably in the making prior to the election which should shift a portion of the blame to Smiley.
Not all of the affected may be out in the cold. No word yet on early retirement or buy out plans for long term employees.
Last, I am not certain, but 250 of the potential unemployed are contract laborers. I am not certain they even qualify for unemployment. I could be wrong on this point; just not that familiar.
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