Jump to content
  • Greetings Guest!

    CheersandGears.com was founded in 2001 and is one of the oldest continuously operating automotive forums out there.  Come see why we have users who visit nearly every day for the past 16+ years. Signup is fast and free, or you can opt for a premium subscription to view the site ad-free.

Sign in to follow this  
Variance

Chrysler's looming shake-up has engine workers on edge

Recommended Posts

Chrysler's looming shake-up has engine workers on edge

At Chrysler's two engine plants on Detroit's east side, production has declined and so has workers' confidence in their future.

The president of United Auto Workers Local 51, which represents about 1,500 workers at Chrysler's Mack I and Mack II engine plants, sent a sobering three-page letter to his members late last week.

"Unfortunately most of the news is not very good news for us in UAW Local 51," Lorenzo Poole wrote in the letter obtained by The Detroit News. "We have been bombarded with massive layoffs at Mack I and tons of rumors and uncertainty at Mack II."

The factory workers are on edge as the Auburn Hills-based Chrysler Group, a unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, prepares to announce a major downsizing Feb. 14 that is expected to include plant closings, production slowdowns and job cuts.

The Detroit News

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  



About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.