NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) -Corp. said on Monday it will cut about 30,000 jobs and close or curtail operations at plants in North America as it struggles for survival.
Here are details from astatement regarding which plants will be affected:
* Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, will cease production in early 2006.
* Lansing, Michigan, Craft Center will cease production in mid-2006.
* Spring Hill, Tennessee, Plant/Line No. 1, will cease production at the end of 2006.
* Doraville, Georgia, will cease production at the end of its current products' lifecycle in 2008.
* The third shift will be removed at Oshawa Car Plant No. 1, in Ontario, Canada, in the second half of 2006. Subsequently, Oshawa Car Plant No. 2 will cease production after the current product runs out in 2008.
* The third shift will be removed at Moraine, Ohio, during 2006, with timing to be based on market demand.
* The Lansing, Michigan, Metal Center will cease production in 2006.
* The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Metal Center will cease production in 2007.
* The Parts Distribution Center in Portland, Oregon, will cease operations in 2006.
* The Parts Distribution Center in St. Louis, Missouri. will cease warehousing activities and will be converted to a collision center facility in 2006.
* The Parts Processing Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan, will cease operations in 2007.
* One additional Parts Processing Center, to be announced at a later date, will also cease operations in 2007.
* The competitiveness of all unitizing (packaging) operations at the Pontiac, Drayton Plains, and Ypsilanti Processing Centers in Michigan, as well as portions of the unitizing operations at the Flint, Michigan, Processing Center will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the GM-United Auto Workers national agreement.
* St. Catharines, Ontario, Street West powertrain components facility in Ontario, Canada, will cease production in 2008.
* The Flint, Michigan, North 3800 engine facility ("Factory 36") will cease production in 2008.