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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 03:59 PM Jan 2013

Daimler Trucks Warns 1,300 Workers At 3 NC Manufacturing Plants Could Face Layoffs

RALEIGH, N.C. - Daimler Trucks North America is warning 1,300 jobs could be lost at three North Carolina factories, reversing course a year after announcing plans to rehire more than a thousand workers there.

The company said Thursday the layoffs could hit in April if other efforts fail to address lower demand.

Portland, Ore.-based Daimler Trucks said it could cut 715 jobs at a factory in Cleveland, N.C., that builds Freightliner long-distance trucks, 400 at a Mount Holly plant that builds smaller Freightliner delivery trucks, and 80 at a Gastonia parts plant.

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Daimler Trucks Warns 1,300 Workers At 3 NC Manufacturing Plants Could Face Layoffs (Original Post) Purveyor Jan 2013 OP
is this due to a decline in the market, or Freightshaker losing market share? n/t Mopar151 Jan 2013 #1
No I'm guessing Daimler's CEO needs a few extra zeros on his pay check. Initech Jan 2013 #2
hopefully due to outsourcing Fresh_Start Jan 2013 #3
first the threat, then demand to work for reduced wages and benefits nt msongs Jan 2013 #4
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