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Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count
ONCEMORE1 - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This goes well beyond the "hanging chad" debacle, this is a deliberate effort to weight the results in favor of the Democrats. The size of the target on a touchscreen is easily manipulated so that if the D spot is half or most of the screen and the R spot is a tiny area of the actual "sweet spot", the results are controlled by the administrator and not the voter-------who just "happens" to be…
ONCEMORE1 - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If there was a chance in Hell your Third-Party candidate might actually win, I'd be right there with you, but you have to face the fact there ISN"T. Why is it that the typical Third Party frontrunner, usually Libertarian, shares many ideals with the Republican Party, siphons votes away from the Republicans and even receives support from the DNC and Unions to do so? The folly in…
qfingers - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jarosch above inadvertently elucidated the reason why minimum wage is BAD. He says people would leave his store to work somewhere with higher wage....but when everybody pays minimum wage there are no other high-paying jobs. If you get rid of minimum wage businesses would pay what people are willing to work for and wages would vary...some up...some down...and overall employment would increase.

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1 year, 11 months ago by Bob Gough

139 jobs leave community with closing of telemarketer

PCCW Teleservices has made the decision to close its operating facility in Quincy early next year.

In a news release, the company said 139 local jobs will be affected and the positions here will displace approximately 139 positions.

The company, located at 1400 N. 30th in part of the old Motorola building, has operated a center in Quincy since 2005. It was previously known as Influent.

Tina Myles, Vice President of Human Resources, said, “Displacing employees is never an easy decision. We are truly grateful to those employees that have served us over the years and to the town of Quincy and the surrounding communities for their support. We are taking every step to minimize the impact to these employees and to assist them in their transition.”

 Employees have been provided a 60 day advanced notice with a closing set for around Janaury 15.

The company is working with other local companies and the State of Illinois Workforce Management to consider job fairs and ways to best assist those impacted with finding new employment opportunities.

PCCW Teleservices is a wholly owned subsidiary of HKT, a telecommunications service provider headquartered in Hong Kong. The company is business process outsourcing (BPO) provider of voice and non-voice customer service, technical support, sales, customer retention and related services.

http://www.pccwteleservices.com/


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