Business

Apartments for veterans in North End nears completion, launches holiday fundraising campaign

As renovations continue on the historic Saint Rita Apartments, Central City Integrated Health, the organization behind the redevelopment, has launched a holiday giving campaign to help furnish the apartments for the building’s future residents. With an estimated Spring 2019 completion date, CCIH will soon be opening the Saint Rita’s 26 one-bedroom apartments to the area’s most vulnerable populations. Veterans, along ...

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How Detroit businesses and institutions are contributing to employee welfare with on-site childcare

Finding quality childcare and preschool can be a discouraging process for families in Detroit. This article is the third in a series that has dug into alternative childcare options for working families. Find the first article on Detroit Radical Childcare Collective here and the second article on Detroit Parent Collective here.   Joe Dudek, a senior account manager at Quicken Loans, lives ...

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GM Slashes Thousands Of Jobs In Tech Shift « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Even though unemployment is low, the economy is growing and U.S. auto sales are near historic highs, General Motors is cutting thousands of jobs in a major restructuring aimed at generating cash to spend on innovation. The GM layoffs come amid the backdrop of a trade wars between the U.S., China and Europe that likely will lead ...

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Three generations of family contribute to success of butcher shop in southwest Detroit

This article is the third in a series exploring the joys and challenges of running a family-owned business. Read the first two entries on Danto Furniture and Detroit Green Carrot. A few years ago, Salvador Enriquez nearly closed down his family business. It took his daughter’s entrepreneurial eye to see the potential for growth and convince the Mexican immigrant to ...

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GM To Stop Production Of 6 Vehicles, Close 3 Michigan Plants And Eliminate Thousands Of Jobs « Detroit News Watch

General Motors on Monday announced a major restructuring of its global business, saying it will shut production at five facilities in North America and slash its staff. GM will reduce its salaried workforce by 15%, including a quarter of the company’s executives. The moves are the first big steps in the century-old GM’s transformation. The company is reinvesting money away ...

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GM To Slash Over 14,000 Jobs In North America « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on General Motors’ restructuring plans (all times local): 10:30 a.m. General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom will ...

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Why collaboration is critical in the era of mobility

Is mobility about new and innovative ways to move people, goods, and services, or is it about a need for speed? For Kevin Mull, director of connected mobility solutions at Bosch, it’s a little of both. Getting to market quickly is important, and some of the biggest players in the automotive industry are developing a collaborative framework by partnering with ...

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