Workers at General Motors Corp.’s Bochum, Germany, plant walked off the job Thursday (Oct. 14) night following the auto maker’s announcement of plans to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe. Union officials say the workers left the assembly line in order to discuss how they might be affected by the cutbacks. (See related story: 12,000 Layoffs at GME is ‘First Step’) In addition to laying their tools down, workers reportedly blocked entrances to the plant to prevent parts shipments from arriving. ...
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