SAO PAULO – General Motors Corp. is denying accusations by union leaders in Brazil that it plans to lay off 350 workers at its Sao Caetano do Sul plant, near Sao Paulo. “We are not about to start laying people off,” a GM spokesman tells Ward's. “However, we are working on a variety of things to match production with demand.” (See related story: GM Brazil Takes No.1 Sales Spot But Doesn’t Stop There) Some workers, for instance, are taking extra vacation time. Other plant workers ...

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