Freightliner LLC says it will cut production at all of its vehicle and component assembly plants over the next few months in moves that could affect as many as 4,000 workers. The first action comes at the St. Thomas, Ont., truck plant, where Freightliner will lay off 800 workers beginning April 2, as it reduces truck output due to slumping demand. The company will not say how much production will be cut, but the 800 workers represent more than one-third of the plant’s 2,100-person ...

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