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Bombardier has stopped production on a Chicago Transit Authority railcar after problems surfaced with one part. Photo: railway-technology.com
Bombardier has stopped production on a Chicago Transit Authority railcar after problems surfaced with one part. Photo: railway-technology.com

Bombardier temporarily lays off about 100 employees

Bombardier transportation has temporarily laid off about 100 workers from its assembly plant in Plattsburgh.

The company let go about 60 production workers and 40 temporary workers on Tuesday. About 210 people are still working at the plant.  Go to full article
There’s some significant changes in this revised contract.

Cuomo, PEF leadership hope for "yes" vote on new contract

The votes will be counted for the second time this fall on a contract offer between the state worker union the Public Employees Federation, and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

PEF members rejected the first offer. This time, if the contract is rejected, the governor has vowed to lay off 3500 state workers. In Albany, Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Commutair Cuts Plattsburgh Staff

A commuter airline based in Plattsburgh is struggling to avoid bankruptcy. Commutair has announced that the company will cut staff and sell half of its airplanes. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Alcoa Shutdown

The Big Three automakers are ailing, and some of their biggest suppliers are starting to feel the trickle-down effects. Alcoa announced over the weekend that it will shut down a part of its Massena plant for a week to help save money. David Sommerstein has more.  Go to full article

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