GM announces 2,000 job cuts and more production cuts

General Motors announced today that it will make more production cuts and layoffs due to a continuing decrease demand in the North American market. GM said that it it will cut a shift at its Delta Township and Lordstown plant, a move that will affect about 2,000 workers. According to GM spokesman Chris Lee, GM will also temporarily idle production at 10 other plants in North America.

GM said that it will lay off 1,200 workers at its Delta Township near Lansing and 800 workers at the company’s plant in Lordstown. The Delta Township plant makes the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook. Lordstown is responsible for the Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5.

The new round of cuts and layoffs comes more than a month after GM announced production cuts including temporary closure of 20 plants across the U.S. Those cuts it about 20 assembly pants in the U.S. meaning and total of 250,00 fewer vehicles are being produced this quarter.

Source: Detroit News