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Half of General Dynamics Lynn Haven Work Force Looking For Jobs, Again. (730 people)
WJHG.COM ^ | Updated: Thu 7:39 AM, Feb 27, 2014

Posted on 02/27/2014 5:53:03 PM PST by FreeAtlanta

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. General Dynamics has sent letters to 730 of its employees at the ObamaCare call facility that they are being laid off. That's about half of the workforce at the facility in the old SalleMae facility at the Lynn Haven Industrial park.

U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II of Panama City says the loss of 730 Bay County jobs is a stark reminder of America’s transformation into a part-time, short-term society.

The Congressman told NewsChannel 7, " I am saddened that these hardworking men and women are paying the price for the Obama administration’s unyielding pursuit of a job-crushing, Washington-first agenda that has made private sector job growth more difficult by the day. With nearly 80% of new jobs representing part-time opportunities, we must do better to restore the certainty that these 730 Northwest Floridians deserved from the start.”

Article Link: Half of General Dynamics Lynn Haven Work Force Looking For Jobs, Again. (http://www.wjhg.com/home/headlines/Half-of-General-Dynamics-Lynn-Haven-Work-Force-Looking-For-Jobs-Again-247369641.html)


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: barrysfault; jobloss; layoffs; lol; obamacare; obamanomics
Barry's Economy
1 posted on 02/27/2014 5:53:03 PM PST by FreeAtlanta
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To: FreeAtlanta

Free at last! Free at last! Now they can all stay home and write poetry!


2 posted on 02/27/2014 5:53:46 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy
Yeah, the Democrats are so wonderful providing free time to so many people.

All sarcasm aside, another link on the page had more details. This is odd;

Last summer, Workforce Service Career Source partnered with General Dynamics to hire more than 1,400 employees for their call center in Lynn Haven.

"Some of those were supervisors and managers, but a vast majority of those were customer service representatives," said Maria Goodwin, Director for the Workforce Service Career Source.

The reps helped people with questions regarding the Affordable Health Care, otherwise known as Obamacare.

The news of the layoffs comes as a surprise, seeing that just two weeks ago General Dynamics held a job fair to hire additional customer service representatives.


3 posted on 02/27/2014 5:56:33 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

‘Dead Beats’ (in first /sarc)


4 posted on 02/27/2014 6:15:26 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

Woo hoo.
Unemployed Obamacare call center workers.
That right there’s funny, I don’t care who you are.


5 posted on 02/27/2014 6:33:19 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Kartographer

If they are at least seeking and taking a job, even for GD working deathcare, what makes them deadbeats? Now they are out looking again and on the dole so what does that do for the economy?


6 posted on 02/27/2014 6:33:49 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Just join CLAWS
Creative Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery
No more ‘Job Lock’!!
Free at last, Free at last!


7 posted on 02/27/2014 6:38:48 PM PST by griswold3 (Post-Christian America is living on borrowed moral heritage)
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To: RJS1950

Nancy Pelosi says, “Unemployment checks are the fastest way to create jobs.”
Of course that was voted the ‘Stupidest Quote of 2010’


8 posted on 02/27/2014 6:42:55 PM PST by griswold3 (Post-Christian America is living on borrowed moral heritage)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I was starting a cottage industry of “Tucking my Kid into Bed,” but my 25 year old son and his wife objected. Now I’m out of work again.


9 posted on 02/27/2014 6:45:56 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: RJS1950

You wouldn’t believe the extremes that the FR ‘Dead Beats’ crowd go. Me I witness it. Watch some of the threads and you will see it. As I have posted before there are the poor and the unfortunate and then there are the slothful, but some FReepers have hearts so harden they can no longer tell the difference.


10 posted on 02/27/2014 7:49:12 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: FreeAtlanta
the loss of 730 Bay County jobs is a stark reminder of America’s transformation into a part-time, short-term society...hey - Obama's just fighting job lock for all those poor people - it's a terrible fate -I suffered it myself, holding a full time job and various part time positions for over thirty years - but sadly I had food lock, housing lock, give my kids college educations lock, buy nice Christmas presents for my family lock, and the one that has me all tied up right now, retirement lock - I'm glad Obama wasn't around when I was young....
11 posted on 02/27/2014 9:14:50 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Intolerant in NJ

If those effected by this layoff voted/vote LIB/DIM... Bwahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.


12 posted on 02/27/2014 9:29:10 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Recall the Obamacare customer service agent that answered Hannity's phone call, then he interviewed her on the air?

She was very polite and helpful. Also honest about the fact the telephone staff couldn't really help somebody access healthcare.gov.

As a consequence of the interview, she was fired. And Hannity recruited her a new employer in the Panama City area at about twice her old salary.

She worked at the Lynn Haven call center.

13 posted on 02/27/2014 9:48:22 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01
Recall the Obamacare customer service agent that answered Hannity's phone call, then he interviewed her on the air? She was very polite and helpful. Also honest about the fact the telephone staff couldn't really help somebody access healthcare.gov. As a consequence of the interview, she was fired. And Hannity recruited her a new employer in the Panama City area at about twice her old salary. She worked at the Lynn Haven call center.

And she voted for Obama and still dislikes republicans. Just cause one (Hannity) helped her means nothing. O supporters are used to the help, its what we do everytime we pay taxes that go to fund govt programs.
14 posted on 02/28/2014 3:21:10 AM PST by D1X1E
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To: FreeAtlanta

ObamaCare call center?

I remember when general Dynamics built F-16s and Submarines.

It’s a whole new transformed country out there.


15 posted on 02/28/2014 5:14:10 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Intolerant in NJ

I would love to have worked 30 years for one company, then retired like my Dad and Granddad did. Instead, the longest I have worked for any company is 7 years. Most has been my fault via looking for better opportunities, but still, it makes me a little sad.


16 posted on 02/28/2014 5:41:42 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Twenty-five years in one place (the rest was some time spent in the military and now some part time jobs in retirement) is not always that great - I had the kind of position where I didn’t have a lot of choices where I worked, especially if I wanted to remain in one geographic location - so had to put up with and endure a lot of bad conditions - incompetent management, devious supervisors, bad publicity for the company, venomous co-workers - a couple of times I started to apply for positions elsewhere, but eventually lasted through the unpleasantness - it isn’t always as glamorous as it may seem.....


17 posted on 02/28/2014 9:06:23 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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