General Motors http://wyso.org en A New Tenant For The Old GM Site? WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Mike Davis With The City Of Moraine http://wyso.org/post/new-tenant-old-gm-site-wysos-lewis-wallace-talks-mike-davis-city-moraine <p></p><p><em>UPDATE: On Thursday morning, Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown told WYSO he expects an announcement on the new tenant for the Moraine Assembly Plant as soon as Friday. <a href="http://wyso.org/post/ohio-expected-announce-major-new-tenant-moraine-assembly-plant" target="_blank">Click here for the news.</a></em></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44409 at http://wyso.org A New Tenant For The Old GM Site? WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Mike Davis With The City Of Moraine ReInvention Stories: Debbie Bradley http://wyso.org/post/reinvention-stories-debbie-bradley <p></p><p></p><p>General Motors started manufacturing trucks in Dayton in 1951. Fifty-seven years later, GM closed its Moraine Assembly plant and over two thousand people lost their jobs - including Debbie Bradley of Fairborn. After 13 years at GM, Bradley started hearing rumors. GM was struggling. The plant might close. Bradley wanted to have a Plan B. So she took a placement test at Sinclair Community College.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 ReInvention Stories 28260 at http://wyso.org ReInvention Stories: Debbie Bradley Report Challenges GM Bankruptcy Pension Moves http://wyso.org/post/report-challenges-gm-bankruptcy-pension-moves <p>A government inspector general says President Barack Obama's administration played a key role in the General Motors bankruptcy in 2009 as pensions were cut for salaried Delphi Corp. retirees but not unionized workers and retirees of the supplier.</p><p>The report issued Thursday stopped short of saying the administration's role was right or wrong. It made no recommendations.</p><p>About 20,000 Delphi salaried retirees - nearly half in Ohio - saw their pensions cut by as much as 70 percent during GM's bankruptcy.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 37851 at http://wyso.org New Dayton History Exhbitis Hightlight Local Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship http://wyso.org/post/new-dayton-history-exhbitis-hightlight-local-manufacturing-and-entrepreneurship <p><em>Next Saturday marks the grand opening of Dayton History&#39;s Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship. WYSO&#39;s Juliet Fromholt took a tour of the new facility with Dayton History&#39;s President, Brady Kress. They started off in an exhibit room dedicated to NCR.</em></p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 14 Aug 2011 14:35:10 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 4427 at http://wyso.org New Dayton History Exhbitis Hightlight Local Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship GM Documentary Gets Oscar Nomination http://wyso.org/post/gm-documentary-gets-oscar-nomination <p>&quot;It&#39;s always awkward for us because we feel like the spotlight should stay on the workers,&quot; says filmmaker Steven Bognar talking about his film&#39;s Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Short Film.</p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Bognar and two-time Oscar nominee, Julia Reichert received word this morning that their film, The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant was nominated. The 40 minute film focuses on GM workers at the Moraine Assembly Plant. Reichert says the workers played a key role in making the film.</p> Tue, 02 Feb 2010 16:51:24 +0000 Jerry Kenney 6447 at http://wyso.org