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Tom Gaulrapp has worked at the Sensata plant for 33 years. He fears losing his home and having to compete with his nephew for a job at McDonalds. Instead of looking towards retirement, he’s headed for unemployment.

Real Name: Tom Gaulrapp

Location: Freeport, IL

Occupation: Sensata worker

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Twitter: SaveSensataJobs

Diaries published: 4 (938 days since last diary on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 11:09 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 18 (938 days since last comment on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 11:09 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 842

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: UPDATED: Bain is shipping my job to China. Ask me anything., 208 comments, 482 recommends

People Following SaveSensataJobs: 6

SaveSensataJobs's Most Recent Diaries:

Day 53 and it's coming down to the wire. Our lease with the Stephenson County Fairgrounds, where Bainport has been established, expires today at 4pm. We have been informed that our request for an ...
by SaveSensataJobs
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 11:09 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
For 33 years, I’ve been at Sensata Technologies. We make auto sensors for GM and Chrysler. So we’d like to think we know a good amount of history about the American automotive industry. So ...
by SaveSensataJobs
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It’s about to get a little intense here at Bainport. This morning, we filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against our Bain Capital-owned employer, Sensata ...
by SaveSensataJobs
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 09:28 AM PDT with 331 Recommends
SECOND UPDATE: 4:29 PM CDT : We're back and taking your questions for a little longer. Then we'll be live on MSNBC's Ed Show tonight! Thanks! EARLIER: 1:59 PM CDT : Hi all - I'm sorry to have to do ...
by SaveSensataJobs
Comment Count 208 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 11:16 AM PDT with 482 Recommends

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