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CHRYSLER-JOB CUTS
(2007-11-02)
(wgvu) - CHRYSLER SAYS IT PLANS TO CUT UP TO
12,000 JOBS, WHICH IS 15 PERCENT OF ITS WORK FORCE.
IT'S AN EFFORT TO SLASH COSTS AND MATCH SLOWING DEMAND FOR SOME
VEHICLES.
THE AUTOMAKER WILL CUT 8,500 TO 10,000 HOURLY JOBS THROUGH 2008
AND SALARIED EMPLOYMENT BY ABOUT 2,100.
THE COMPANY BEGAN CUTTING 1,100 TEMPORARY WORKERS THIS WEEK.
ASSEMBLY PLANT SHIFTS WILL BE CUT AT THREE DETROIT-AREA PLANTS
AND AT PLANTS IN BELVIDERE, ILLINOIS; TOLEDO, OHIO; AND BRAMPTON,
ONTARIO.
THE AUTOMAKER ALSO WILL ELIMINATE THE DODGE MAGNUM WAGON,
CHRYSLER PT CRUISER CONVERTIBLE, CHRYSLER PACIFICA CROSSOVER AND
CHRYSLER CROSSFIRE SPORTS CAR.

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