General Motors is ramping up production of its popular heavy-duty pickups, much to the delight of Local 598 members.
The automaker yesterday announced it will create 750 jobs by adding a third shift at Flint Assembly, and plans to call back laid-off workers. Currently the plant employs 2,100 hourly and salaried employees and operates two production shifts.
"Adding a third shift is a response to customer demand for heavy-duty pickups, which most people use to tow, haul, and plow," said Mark Reuss, president of GM North America. "Equally importantly, it brings jobs and a needed economic … Read more