volkswagen http://wmot.org en VW Hires 200 More Workers for Chattanooga Plant http://wmot.org/post/vw-hires-200-more-workers-chattanooga-plant <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">CHATTANOOGA, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) &mdash; Volkswagen is creating another 200 jobs at its Chattanooga assembly plant as production increases.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">A plant spokesman says that the positions are needed as production capacity increases from 31 to 35 cars per hour.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:42:40 +0000 Associated Press 6842 at http://wmot.org VW Hires 200 More Workers for Chattanooga Plant Tenn. Loses More Manufacturing Jobs http://wmot.org/post/tenn-loses-more-manufacturing-jobs <p>Tennessee lost more than 56 hundred manufacturing jobs over the past year, and that&rsquo;s actually good news. &nbsp;The state lost four times that number of industrial jobs in the previous year.</p><p>The business directory, the Tennessee Manufacturers Register, says the state lost about 1.5 percent&nbsp;of its manufacturing jobs. The register says Tennessee is now home to just over 7200 manufacturers employing right at 375,ooo thousand workers.</p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 18:48:00 +0000 Mike Osborne 3679 at http://wmot.org