The recall of workers on layoff due a strike in the automotive sector contributed to a reduction in the number of unemployed in Michigan in November 2019. The impact was particularly strong locally where Genesee County’s unemployment rate declined by a full percentage point to 3.8 percent from October to November, according to Michigan’s Bureau […]

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  Flint & Genesee Chamber and GM launch small business grant program Today, General Motors (GM) and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce announced a grant program to help Flint neighborhood businesses address challenges that impede their ability to grow and thrive. Known as the Moving Flint Forward Small Business Grant Program, the $200,000 […]

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Yesterday, Peckham, Inc. hosted a community open house to celebrate the opening of its manufacturing facility on Linden Road near the Genesee Valley Center. Peckham’s Flint Township location provides apparel manufacturing jobs and vocational services for people with disabilities. The renovated facility, formerly a furniture retail space at 3080 S. Linden Rd., has more than […]

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  State-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Grand Blanc Township, Michigan Solidifies leadership in vision-based driver assistance systems Division has made more than 46 million ADAS components since 2005 Magna celebrated the opening of a new electronics manufacturing facility today in Grand Blanc Township. The facility consolidates three nearby locations into a single state-of-the-art facility that combines […]

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