Ford Motor Co. will cut one of two shifts at its St. Louis assembly plant effective April 26. The move will idle about 1,000 workers at the facility, which produces Explorer, Mountaineer and Aviator SUVs. The plant currently employs 2,700 workers and operates on two 10-hour shifts. Displaced workers will be offered jobs at other Ford facilities. The St. Louis plant initially was earmarked for shutdown as part of Ford’s 2002 restructuring strategy, but the auto maker reversed that ...
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