Fiat says it will reopen Sicilian plant-sources


By Tonia Mastrobuoni ROME, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Loss-making automaker Fiat SpA plans to rehire almost 2,000 workers due to be laid off in Sicily as part of a do-or-die restructuring plan, union and government sources quoted Director General Alessandro Barberis as saying on Monday. Fiat wants to shed 8,100 jobs from early next month to cut output and stockpiles of its slow-selling cars. But while the company plans to put most of the workers on temporary layoff, it has been unclear how many ...

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