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Some of the U.S.’s biggest engineering employers made bleak announcements today that could have a profound effect on technical workers.
The Associated Press reported that
in the manned space program by 2010, while NASA could eliminate as many as 8,000 contractor jobs said it will close a Texas-based computer plant, which is likely to eliminate 900 jobs very soon. Dell Inc.
Also today, The Wall Street Journal reported that
. Meanwhile, General Motors Corp.’s sales dropped 19% during February announced a 10% decline, while Toyota reported a 14% drop and Ford Motor Co. declined 19% in February. Chrysler LLC
GM, Ford, and Toyota are recognized as three of the biggest engineering employers in the world, while NASA, Dell and Chrysler are among the largest in the U.S.
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