Monday, January 26, 2009
GM News:GM cutting 2,000 jobs in Michigan, Ohio
Article from The Detroit News
NEW ORLEANS -- General Motors Corp. announced more production cuts and layoffs today because of weak demand affecting the U.S. auto industry.
The automaker is eliminating a shift at its Delta Township plant near Lansing and in Lordstown, Ohio, collectively affecting about 2,000 workers. It will temporarily idle production at 10 other plants across North America during the first or second quarter, GM spokesman Chris Lee said.
At GM's Delta Township plant near Lansing, about 1,200 workers will be laid off indefinitely March 30 after the automaker eliminates one shift. Workers, who produce the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook, will alternate on two shifts from Feb. 2 to March 27 before a shift is eliminated....More