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Workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts.

General Motors Seeks Dismissal of Union Lawsuit on Closures

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Attorneys for General Motors have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the automaker sidestepped an agreement with union workers through its plans to idle three plants, including one in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports GM’s motion argues the United Auto Workers didn’t exhaust grievance arbitration procedures contained… Read More

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Critical Of Lordstown Plant Closing

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Ohio’s senior Senator is blasting General Motors for planning to close the Lordstown plant in March. He says Congress needs to change the tax code to prevent companies from benefitting from that action in the future. Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says workers are being hurt by GM’s decision. “While people’s lives were being upended… Read More