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GM Adding 220 Jobs, Saving Another 680 in Michigan

Automaker adding jobs at transmission plant.

by on Mar.15, 2017

GM planned to lay off more than 1,000 employees at its Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant, but now plans to bring back 500 of those workers.

Before President Donald Trump arrived in metro Detroit reiterating his threat to hammer companies that outsource jobs, General Motors announced plants to add 220 new jobs at a nearby auto plant.

The company add the new jobs and retain another 680 at plants across the state in the next year.

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GM is adding the now spots at its Romulus Powertrain Plant to boost production of the 10-speed transmission it uses in multiple vehicles. It will also retain about 180 jobs by redeploying workers from its Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant to its Flint Assembly Plant for production of heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. (more…)