General Motors Corp.’s Spring Hill, TN, plant will cut its workforce from three crews to two Sept. 7 due to slow sales of the Ion small car, Ward’s learns. “GM management has decided to remove a shift at Spring Hill to better align production output of the Saturn Ion with demand,” a GM spokesman confirms. Saturn Ion The roughly 300 to 400 United Auto Workers Local 1853 union members affected by GM’s decision will be offered early retirement packages or reassigned. Terms of the ...

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