VOLVO's * USA: Lay off
* Maryland - Volvo to lay off 143 workers on Monday
--- The Volvo Group Trucks plant near Hagerstown will lay off 143 people effective Monday, a company spokesman confirmed Friday afternoon... The number is in addition to 138 who were laid off during the first quarter of this year, according to John Mies, vice president of communications for Volvo Group North America... Mies reported that about 1,500 people work at the powertrain-manufacturing facility... David Dopp, president of UAW Local 171 said, numerous trucking companies have bought new vehicles in recent years, many new trucks are available in the marketplace, and freight traffic has declined...
Hagerstown, MAR, USA - Herald Media, by Mike Lewis - Sep 19, 2016
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