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GM begins white-collar layoffs

Dreaded white-collar job cuts at General Motors Corp. started Tuesday as the wounded automaker began to deliver on promises to the government to shrink its work force so it can be profitable at lower

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GM to slash 47,000 jobs

General Motors is slashing its global workforce by 47,000 jobs and Chrysler is eliminating another 3,000 positions in the U.S., but Canada appears to have dodged the axe under massive restructuring pl

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47,000 jobs gone under GM restructuring plan

General Motors Corp., presenting a dire outlook for the future, said Tuesday it may need US$30 billion in total government financing to weather the economic downturn and would cut 47,000 jobs worldwid

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GM, Chrysler cuts expected to hit Ontario hard

General Motors is cutting 47,000 jobs globally and shutting down five more U.S. factories in a massive restructuring that will almost certainly spill over into Canada and rip into the heart of the cou

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GM to cut 10,000 salaried jobs

General Motors Corp. is planning to slash another 10,000 salaried jobs by May, saying the cuts are unavoidable with a government restructuring deadline looming and industrywide sales in one of the wor

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Chrysler to idle Brampton plant

Chrysler LLC said it will idle four plants starting Monday as it seeks to curb production in the face of weak demand for vehicles, including its plant in Brampton.

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GM to lay off 2,000 in U.S.

General Motors Corp. said today it will cut 2,000 jobs at plants in Michigan and Ohio, and it will halt production for several weeks at nine U.S. plants over the next six months due to slow sales.

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Toyota mulls 1,000 job cuts, report says

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering cutting more than 1,000 full-time jobs in North America and the United Kingdom to cope with faltering global demand, a news report said Friday.

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Magna to lay off 400

Magna International Inc. is laying off about 400 workers permanently at its Formet Industries plant in St. Thomas, Ont., because of a sharp downturn in demand for full-size pickup trucks.