With sales of its Chevrolet Cobalt compact car slipping, General Motors Corp. says it will nix the midnight shift at its Lordstown, OH, assembly plant. The third shift will cease June 30, but a spokesman says GM will increase production on the two remaining shifts. The move will mean layoffs for as many as 725 employees, but GM expects the number will be lower as employees consider buyout options offered as part of the auto maker’s efforts to reduce its overall workforce. When ...
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