5000+ employees will be told what SF has planned at 10 an today. Some will relocate, some will stay, some will be out of a job.
By: Diane Benjamin
How many State Farm employees are going to be left in Bloomington if the ax ever quits falling on employees?
Does anybody believe 15,000?
Local governments are doing budgets now. If they know the truth, their budgets do not reflect it.
Local business owners need to know what to expect so they can plan. Homeowners need to know if their property values are about to plummet as former employees are forced to relocate to find work.
I know State Farm has threatened employees about talking publicly. It isn’t working. Many think they have nothing to lose.
State Farm has been great for the local economy, but adjusting to changing conditions requires knowing what to expect.
March is expected to be brutal.
State Farm needs to tell the public the truth now.
Local governments need to do a lot more cutting, they are contributing to the local decline by taxing everything.
They can’t even fix the roads, the economy is only fixed when government gets out of the way.