GM Recalling 1,200 Laid Off Employees and Adding Third Shift To Lordstown, Ohio

Posted Feb 23, 2010

Ever since the company emerged from bankruptcy court this past July, General Motors invested $1.4 billion in over a dozen plants and recalled 5,500 union workers. GM also announced today that they are recalling 1,200 laid off hourly workers and is adding a third shift of production to its Lordstown, Ohio facility. New hires will receive $14 per hour and less extensive benefits. About 18 suppliers in the area has invested over $500 million into the Lordstown plant. The third shift in the plant will work on building the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. [Detroit News]