Plan to Revive GM Auto Plant Has Town Smiling (Jobs Were Slated...

Plan to Revive GM Auto Plant Has Town Smiling (Jobs Were Slated for Mexico)

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UAW member rallies for jobs - UAW photoGeneral Motors stopped building cars in Spring Hill, Tennessee two years ago, when the auto industry hit rock bottom and tens of thousands of assembly-line jobs evaporated nationwide.

But now, G.M. and the United Auto Workers union have agreed to give the plant a second chance. In a highly unusual move, the automaker plans to bring jobs back — 6,400 jobs overall in the US and 1,700 here at a factory all but left for dead.

Several G.M. plants, including Spring Hill, will be adding work that had been headed to Mexico.

(READ the story in the NY Times)

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