General Motors announces layoffs of nearly 2,000 due to the UAW strike

Plant Closures & Downtime

Ford and Stellantis announced layoffs too, as all three automakers faced production disruption due to the mass strike

Facing the ongoing strike by United Auto Workers (UAW), automaker General Motors said it idled its Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan., around 1 p.m. September 20, and that most of the 2,000 workers across two shifts there will be laid off indefinitely, Detroit Free Press reported September 20.

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