August 4, 1992 |
Without guaranteeing that any jobs will be saved, Hughes Aircraft and the city of San Diego announced formation of a task force Monday to create jobs for some of the 4,500 General Dynamics Convair employees who are likely to lose their jobs during the next year. At a press conference Monday at San Diego City Hall to describe their "unique civic-corporate partnership," Hughes Aircraft Vice Chairman Michael T.
November 22, 1989 |
The Nichols Institute Substance Abuse Testing Laboratories of San Juan Capistrano is responding to increasing corporate demand for drug testing with the opening of a 17,000-square-foot facility in San Diego exclusively for business clients. Senior Vice President Gary Hibler said the San Diego center has been screening workers and job applicants for its client companies since July.
July 9, 1991 |
After failing in past attempts to attract prestigious science consortia, this city is pulling out all the stops in its bid to become the headquarters of a planned $1-billion fusion energy research project. For the first time in at least a decade of pursuing such projects, civic, business and university leaders from throughout California have joined together to back San Diego's bid.
July 21, 1987 |
Officials from General Dynamics' Convair division said Monday that starting today the company will begin hiring replacements for 4,000 machinists who went on strike Sunday. "We will start interviewing in order to bring in qualified people by next Monday," company spokesman Jack Isabel said. Advertisements seeking to recruit 3,000 new workers will appear in newspapers and on radio stations beginning today, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991 |
Keeping pace with a proposed reduced military force, officials with the Navy's largest civilian employer in San Diego--the North Island Naval Aviation Depot--plan to cut their work force by one-fifth. "Over the last two or three years, the defense establishment and the Navy have become smaller and we will become smaller with them," said Mike Hammond, a spokesman for the facility.