Skip to comments.Not out of the woods (Layoffs)
Posted on 02/28/2009 12:46:59 PM PST by mainestategop
HOULTON, Maine James Hogan was a logger at Louisiana Pacific Corp. for 21 years when he was first laid off in 2004. He spent four years scrounging odd jobs and selling personal property to keep solvent before getting hired as a woodloader at Treeline Inc. of Lincoln in July 2008. The 46-year-old town man had almost recovered from that financial disaster, clearing $600 for a 55-hour workweek, when Treeline laid him off on Jan. 28. Since then, Hogan has searched for logging work from Fort Fairfield to Bangor without success.
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I’m sure the “stimulus” bill that Maine’s two “Republican” senators, Morticia and Cruella, pushed over the top will help the poor man at the beginning of this article find new work. It’s going to save the economy, haven’t you heard?
Do I really need a sarcasm tag.
Still, after how many years, the guy isn’t smart enough to figure out that he needs to find a new line of work.
How come your “about page” flies the NH flag?
cuz, Im getting outta here! maine’s economy is become to terrible. Im heading out to NH while the going it good.
The owner of Treeline is doing everything he can to keep from laying off his employees.....
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