GM Offers Transfers to Workers Affected by Layoffs
The news came as GM filed layoff notices with federal regulators
On Dec. 14, 2018, General Motors Co (GM) said it has a plan for the majority of employees currently working at Ohio, Maryland, Michigan and Oshawa, Canada facilities that will be without product allocation beyond 2019. The news comes as GM files layoff notices with federal regulators.
GM said it has 2,700 job openings at U.S. manufacturing plants in several states, including Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee and Texas. It will also be providing training and tuition assistance for affected employees.
The company noted that about 1,100 General Motors employees have already volunteered to transfer from plants where the automaker is cutting jobs to other GM factories, while 1,200 are eligible to retire.
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