Under an agreement reached by General Motors Corp. and the United Auto Workers union, the Orion, MI, assembly plant will be idled for short periods rather than reduce line speed by 25% at the facility. Slowing output would have resulted in 850 workers being laid off indefinitely. Idling the plant affects the entire 3,400-member workforce but only sporadically. To forge the deal, UAW Local 5960 reportedly made some undisclosed concessions. However, GM still plans on reducing the number of ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"GM to Idle Orion, Other Plants" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.