On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1450 AM Holland, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Holland,MI 49422)

More Weather »
72° Feels Like: 72°
Wind: WSW 17 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.06”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Heavy Thunderstorms 71°

Tonight

Thunderstorms Early 60°

Tomorrow

Scattered Thunderstorms 61°

Alerts

Michigan defense sector could see jobs slashed

by

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Defense-industry companies in the Metro Detroit area are bracing for possible job cuts.

Employers say that thousands of jobs could be lost if Congress and President Barack Obama don't reach a deal before the end of the year to prevent defense cuts.  If a deal is not reached, the Defense Department faces a 50 to 60-million-dollar cut in January.

Michigan's defense sector could see a loss of over 14-thousand-jobs.

Comments