GM Holden Ltd. makes its previously announced move to a single shift at its assembly operations in Adelaide, but with a twist. The General Motors Corp. subsidiary is ending the evening shift but avoiding layoffs among its 3,000-strong workforce by operating two day shifts, each working one week on and one week off. In this way, the auto maker reduces production to 310 units a day from 620. Workers will get full pay for days worked and 50% of normal pay during off weeks. “The changes ...
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