Peter wrote:They said that the IOC plan will only supply 970 jobs while Harris will supply 2000.
They also said that these numbers came directly from the plans.
This is not good, especially if it is writing from the planmakers themselves.
Pitts wrote:Here is the Post-Gazette story from Sunday where they got that info:
The article actually provides some rebuttal to Harrah'a inflated claims.
Ben Klingston wrote:
And it's Harrah's not Harris.
Jim wrote:Well... if you hire 3 part time people to do the job of one full time person... does that count as 3 jobs created as opposed to one?
Jerez wrote:All I can say is, tell me about job creation after the fact. Anybody can say they'll create just about any number of jobs. When all is said and done, the actual FTE person hours is all that matters. How many jobs has the Bush administration created? >no politics here disclaimer<
The greatest thing I learned in graduate school statistics class was "You can make statistics say anything you want." Let's extrapolate out to "projections"...
Too bad the 90% will never know the difference.
HomerPenguin wrote:If they're being at all honest (and it's Harrah's, so who knows?) the jobs they list should be full-time equivalents. On the other hand, if Isle of Capri is talking about casino-only employees and Harrah's is including employees of the casino, the hotel, new restaurant employees, new parking valets, the extra midnight-8 AM shift at the 7/11 down the block, and new orderlies at a hospital in East Liverpool OH, then its easy to see why their numbers got so high.
Sam's Drunk Dog wrote:i can't wait for the Vegas like acts! Like this one:
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