FLINT, MI – The running joke among some United Auto Workers union members is that General Motors Co. buyouts are like rebates: the auto maker can’t quit either. Given that GM’s last special attrition program fell short of its goal, there’s a chance the auto maker may have to go back to the well again. “Not yet,” warns Larry Zahner, manager-GM Manufacturing. “We still have some opportunities at some plants, where we have announced third shifts. And we’re going to be asking people to put ...
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