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Onshore Insourcing: Indian Firm Moving Jobs to City

Onshore Insourcing: Indian Firm Moving Jobs to City

Recent news about the economy has been unsettling, to be sure- but the entire last decade has also seen a steady decline in manufacturing jobs locally, particularly within the city itself. In a welcome reversal of fortune, Mayor Joseph Wilders will announce today that Nihar Products Limited (NPL), the world’s fifth leading manufacturer of buttons,…

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“The New-Economy Day Laborers”

“The New-Economy Day Laborers”

A misunderstanding over the attempted coining of a new phrase has resulted in an unlikely friendship between two groups of the City’s workforce. When Tomas Babushkin announced the opening of WorkSHOP, his new “wiki-place” where freelance information professionals can rent cubicles, collaborate on projects, and drink complimentary espresso and yerba mate, he foresaw a clientele…

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Tech Company “De-friends” City, Investors

Tech Company “De-friends” City, Investors

The city’s latest great tech hope, Software & Co., has swiftly and suddenly left town, leaving behind an angry mob of scammed investors, jilted customers, and red-faced city officials. Its abandonment of the city’s much-touted “High-Tech High-Rise” building (formerly known as the Main Administration Building at the old Bellmet Manufacturing complex) renders Mayor Wilders’ “22nd-century…

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