The Rust Belt gave Trump his victory. right now these voters want jobs.

General Motors is actually cutting factory jobs again.

The automaker will eliminate one of two shifts at its Warren, Michigan plant, which makes transmissions. The company won’t say how many jobs will be affected, although the cuts could eliminate about half of the nearly 0 jobs at the plant.

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“Recent actions to reduce passenger car production have caused us to adjust transmission production,” said GM’s statement. “This kind of action will help maintain more stable production along with provide the smallest impact to plant employment going forward.”

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After seven straight years of increasing sales, car sales slowed in 2017. So automakers are trimming production in order which they’re not they’re not stuck with too many unsold cars.

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This kind of is actually the fifth time which GM has eliminated a shift of work at a U.S. plant since last November, eliminating a total of about 5,000 jobs. The third shifts have been eliminated at the Lordstown, Ohio, plant, the Detroit Hamtramck plant, along with at two plants near Lansing, Michigan.

although about 700 of the GM workers who were laid off are required to get their jobs back next year as GM ramps up production Yet again.

sy88pgw (completely new York) First published May 31, 2017: 5:32 PM ET


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