Amcore Harris Special

Click on the videos above to see our exclusive coverage of this monumental takeover.

Former Rockford Mayor John McNamara joins us as a special guest to talk about Amcore's impact on our community, and Daniela O'Leary Gill, an executive from Harris Bank, looks ahead and discusses what Harris will bring to the Rockford community.


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  • by Mike Location: rockford on Jun 2, 2010 at 05:28 PM
    unfortunately this is a business decision . Todays global market demands that you are efficient and flexible. If amcores employees as a whole didnt meet that criteria than some people were expendable when the rubber hit the road so to speak. I work fulltime and make less than 25k a year to take care of my family of four but yet I can work almost anywhere in my location due to my crosstraining and flexability to work where im needed at that given moment. Certain American industries have rested on their laurels during the boom times and now the taxpayers are having to bear the brunt bc of how intertwined those industry's were and how one demensional employees were within those jobs. If you ask me certain unions have crippled the American workforce by forcing employees to only do "one job" and disciplined for doing someone elses job. Survival of the fittest will always apply to business its just a question of who is applying and whos not.
  • by cindy Location: rockford on May 14, 2010 at 01:59 PM
    ok in june all the people in loan apps. have already been told they will be gone also trust apps. will be gone and facilities and security, more unemployed people in rockford, great job harris!!!!!!!! Not.
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