SAO PAULO – General Motors do Brasil Ltda. has fired 450 workers at its plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, outside of metropolitan Sao Paulo, due to poor market conditions. Vehicle sales in the year’s first half fell 8.2% compared with year-ago. Nevertheless, union leaders plan to strike if the workers are not rehired. GM had set up a voluntary resignation program in an effort to attract 600 workers. Since few signed up, the auto maker decided to fire the workers to adapt production to ...

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