Stellantis slates temporary layoffs, production cuts

Written by Laura Miller

Stellantis announced temporary layoffs at its Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan and its Toledo South Assembly Complex in Ohio.

The Netherlands-based automaker is adjusting the operating schedule at the plants to better align production with sales, a spokesperson told SMU in an email.

“The company will continue to monitor demand and take the necessary action to balance inventories,” the spokesperson noted.

Warren Truck

The Warren plant typically runs two shifts each day. However, it will only run one shift for the month of July, according to the spokesperson.

The temporary measure will impact nearly half of the 3,300 union-represented hourly employees at the plant.

The Warren plant assembles the Jeep Wagoneer and the Ram 1500 Classic.

Toledo South

The spokesperson said the Toledo South plant will be down from July 8 through Aug. 16, including the week of Aug. 5 for summer vacation.

The plant will be retooled for a new model during that time.

“Employees will be reassigned to support production at the Toledo North plant during this period, except during their summer vacation the week of Aug. 5,” the spokesperson noted.

The Toledo Assembly Complex employs more than 5,200 hourly workers on two shifts, according to the company’s website. The South plant makes the Jeep Gladiator and the North plant assembles the Jeep Wrangler.

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