General Motors to lay off 14,000 workers

The automaker will also cease production of six vehicles in 2019.
1:17 | 11/27/18

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Transcript for General Motors to lay off 14,000 workers
And usher you guys have hurt in the new numbers from GM but they're cutting. Thousands of jobs and it's especially brutal timing is we had right into the holidays he was outside when the plants they could be closing down. I mean a pilgrimage ended Slaton this again for ABC news why we're standing in front of one of five. Plant that GM has now announced it plans to shut down an 888. A major announcement massive layoffs more than 141000. People expected to. Five plants to close in north. The company blaming slow sales odd traditional cars and announcing that it will no longer produce several models out there. Those cars GM saying they will instead focus on autumn AC. As well as suvs which are selling well and they say they are. To expand operations in those high performing areas. Nearly 3000 employees will be eligible for those new positions. And a lot of a certainty for GM workers and we are just a few weeks away from Christmas. At this point. As they head into the next year they will have to wait to see. Exactly what happens I meet that nobody. Yesterday they want to ABC news why.

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