Delphi plans to close Czech plant-union leader


PRAGUE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. car parts maker Delphi plans to shut its Czech unit, laying off all 1,400 employees at its plant at Ceska Lipa, 90 km north of Prague, a trade union leader said on Monday. The job cuts at the cable harnesses plant, whose clients included Germany's BMW and Audi (part of Volkswagen ), are planned in several stages, with the shutdown to be completed by the end of May 2011. "The reason is moving to cheaper locations," Ladislav Belohlav, union leader at the ...

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