Topic: Business Migration
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Feb. 1, 2017
The company said it will tack on 750 jobs at the new headquarters. It was not immediately clear if the Glendale positions would be cut in the process. . . Nestle isn’t the first major company to uproot its L.A. headquarters in recent years. Jacobs Engineering Inc., Toyota Motor Corp.’s North America division, and coffee maker Farmer Bros. Co. all decamped to Texas.
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Feb. 1, 2017
The company’s current U.S. headquarters is in Glendale, Calif., where it has come under fire in recent years for bottling water during the state’s record multi-year drought. In 2015, Nestlé — which has nine brands of water, including Arrowhead — removed 36 million gallons of water from a natural forest in California to bottle and sell, prompting public criticism and at least one lawsuit.
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Jan. 31, 2017
Rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne has chosen Huntsville, Ala., as its final assembly site for the new AR1 rocket engine, creating 100 new jobs in the area.
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Jan. 24, 2017
Saltsman wrote: “Despite the challenges of doing business in California, Salem (unlike some of his competitors) is still committed to making his products domestically. ‘I’m an American – I want this country to do well, to succeed....’ He told me he’s not opposed to raising wages – but that the entire burden can’t rest on small business owners. ‘I need the government to meet me halfway. In California, unfortunately, that kind of compromise doesn’t exist.’”
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Jan. 19, 2017
A restructuring plan from PG&E to cut 450 jobs and end relationships with 800 contract workers also includes sending at least 70 of those jobs to India — with the workers who formerly performed those roles required to train their overseas replacements.
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