Lear Corp. has agreed to keep 200 jobs at its Janesville, WI, seating plant, instead of moving them to Mexico. Under a deal carved out with the United Auto Workers union, Lear will invest $1 million at Janesville and the UAW will work on improving productivity at the plant. In October 2001, Lear told the UAW it would move welding operations at Janesville to Tiahuac, Mexico. Some of the welding work will stay in Janesville under the new plan, and other jobs will be kept once the plant ...
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