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President Trump told governors yesterday that automakers are returning to Ohio and other states, a remark he’s said before that fact checkers have found to be untrue. Gov. Mike DeWine was among the guests who heard that comment. DeWine said he talked with Trump at a dinner the night before, and that the president is… Read More
The United Auto Workers labor union is suing General Motors over the use of temporary workers at a plant in Indiana, saying that laid-off members from Lordstown could do the jobs. The UAW filed the suit this week in federal court in Youngstown. The suit accuses the company of violating a labor agreement that allows… Read More
DETROIT (AP) – The General Motors’ massive 14,000-person layoff announced last month might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved by adding jobs at other U.S. factories. Blue-collar workers in many cities will still lose jobs… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) – Ohio officials in Congress plan a meeting in Washington with the head of General Motors in their bid to keep a northeastern Ohio assembly plant from closing. GM announced last week that it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown plant by March and is considering closing the plant for… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s two U.S. senators say they’ll meet with the head of General Motors this week to discuss what can be done to stop its northeastern Ohio assembly plant from closing. GM announced last week it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown plant by March and that it’s considering… Read More
Angered by General Motors’ decision to idle plants and lay off thousands of workers, the Trump administration threatened to retaliate by withholding federal subsidies for the company’s cars.