GM Lays Off Over 2,100 Workers Amid UAW Strike Escalation

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General Motors (GM) has laid off more workers due to the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike, bringing the total number of furloughed employees to over 2,100. The UAW initiated a strike against all of Detroit’s Big Three automakers, with GM being the most affected. The strike began on September 15, targeting Ford, GM, and Stellantis plants. In subsequent rounds, additional facilities were affected. GM recently announced the furlough of 130 workers at its Parma, Ohio, metal center and 34 at its Marion, Indiana, metal center. This strike has had negative repercussions on the automotive industry, causing disruptions and layoffs. Ford also warned of potential supplier layoffs.