MADRID – Lear Corp.’s announcement of a program to eliminate 78 jobs at its Epila seat plant and idle an additional 32 employees has sparked a bitter labor dispute that is menacing Opel Corsa production in nearby Zaragoza. Lear has had three layoff programs since 2008 at the Epila facility, a former Delphi Corp. operation, as a result of lower-than-expected production of the Corsa at Zaragoza. General Motors Co.’s production plan for 2011 calls for 220,000 Corsas to be assembled, a ...
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