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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A major jobs deal President Trump has touted with former Wisconsin governor Scott Walker now looks uncertain: Foxconn, a supplier for Apple and other technology firms, says it's scrapping plans to build a giant new factory in Wisconsin, opting to hire American engineers and researchers instead of a promised fleet of blue-collar workers. "In Wisconsin we're not building a factory," Louis Woo, special assistant to Foxconn chief executive Terry Gou, told Reuters. "You can't use a factory to view our Wisconsin investment." The Taiwanese technology juggernaut initially pledged in 2017 to construct a $10 billion liquid-crystal display panel plant and create up to 13,000 jobs in the state's southeastern corner over the next 15 years. The positions would pay an average annual wage of $53,000, the firm said -- a solid salary in the manufacturing realm. read more


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