Remington (Ilion) Furloughs Work Force

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 10 months ago

WKTV:

ILION – NEWSChannel 2 has confirmed that Remington Arms will cut back on production shifts through the end of this year.

Ilion Mayor Terry Leonard tells us he received word Wednesday from the plant manager that Remington will enact involuntary furloughs due to market conditions and high inventory levels. Leonard says days will be taken out of the production schedule.

A furlough is when a company requires employees to take time off without pay, often in an effort to save money during a period of decreased workload.

The exact number of dates, and when they will happen, will be announced within the next week.

Remington laid off 122 employees in March, and another 60 workers in September of 2017.

It’s hard to see how Remington pulls out of this slump.  Many manufacturers are hurting at the moment, but Remington is dealing with (a) declining quality [so I am told, I have no Remington firearms], (b) the Walker Fire Control System, and (c) union labor.

The best thing I could recommend is to close up shop in New York, move the entirety of their operations South, and focus on quality.

Oh, and as for that ridiculous Sandy Hook lawsuit that just won’t go away, fight it, but rather than expend legal fees, stay out of the state and never sell another product in Connecticut, which is what they want anyway.  Hell, I wish every firearms manufacturer would refuse to sell in Connecticut, starting with the police.

By the way, we’ve yet to see even a single death certificate for any alleged Sandy Hook shooting victims.  Remember that.

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  1. On October 19, 2017 at 1:56 pm, moe mensale said:

    Not to turn this into a Sandy Hook conspiracy thread but I ran across several articles that claimed all the death certificates were released in June 2013.

  2. On October 19, 2017 at 2:04 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    As best as I’m aware, that’s simply not true. In fact, they made changes to state law and railroaded through a change to require that death certificates be retained and never released in that state as a matter of course. This all happened after the “event.”

  3. On October 20, 2017 at 12:21 am, Ned said:

    Sandy Hoax. Whatever really happened, we’ll likely never know. Just like whatever happened in Vegas…

  4. On October 20, 2017 at 10:39 am, Fred said:

    And the autopsies, show me the autopsies, not the reports, the autopsies.

  5. On October 22, 2017 at 10:01 am, FedUpWithWelfareStates said:

    Note to Remington Firearms:

    Please consider what Herschel Smith has stated above & move your operations to the South, where your product is much appreciated. The Upper Cumberland Plateau, here in 6th District Tennessee, has an available workforce which knows their firearms, universities, regional healthcare facilities, & established Lines of Commerce & Communications…

    Regards,

    The Tennessean

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