If there is any symbol of Labor Day 2010, it is the NUMMI plant closing and re-employment effort in Fremont, California. In March of this year the New United Motors Company (NUMMI) in Fremont closed. It was employing around 4700 workers in recent years. It was the last automobile plant in California.
Angela Glover Blackwell, CEO of PolicyLink, believes California should be doing far more to match its people and vocational training with the kind of jobs that will be available in the years ahead.