GM announces first layoffs in six years, cuts 2,000 jobs

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General Motors is cutting 2,000 factory jobs in Michigan and Ohio — its first round of layoffs since 2010.

The company said it will cut the third shift of production at the Lordstown, Ohio plant, which makes the compact Chevrolet Cruze. It’s also cutting jobs at the Lansing, Mich., Grand River plant where it makes the Chevy Camaro and the Cadillac ATS and CTS.

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