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Wednesday, October 20, 2004

900 Jobs Gone

GM is cutting a shift from its truck assembly plant in Pontiac, meaning 900 UAW members will lose their jobs. Now, the last thing this poor planet needs in a time of oil shortages and global warming is any more monstrous GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado pickups storming down the highways. What a screwed up system we've got where the ability of 900 people to pay the rent, get health care, and support families depends on making unnecessary gas guzzlers.