Apr 13, 2018

GM cutting hundreds of jobs at Ohio plant

A welcome sign to Lordstown, Ohio, where the Chevy Cruz is manufactured.

The General Motors Co. assembly plant, where the new Chevrolet Cruze is manufactured, in stands in Lordstown, Ohio. Photo: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images

General Motors plant leaders in Lordstown, Ohio, told the facility on Friday that "one of two shifts" will begin to be eliminated in June, resulting in the cut of "several hundred jobs," CNBC reports.

Why it's happening: Per CNBC, the move isn't necessarily surprising given the decline in sales for certain models. The plant in Ohio focuses only on the Chevy Cruz while Cruz sales fell 28% this year, CNBC reports.

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