AM General to lay off 400 workers

By: Newscenter 16 Email
By: Newscenter 16 Email

AM General is laying off 400 hourly workers beginning January 1st. The company told employees about the upcoming layoff this morning.

AM Generaly says it's a temporary pause, because international orders for Humvees have been delayed.

Workers will be brought back to the Mishawaka Plant in March, or sooner if new orders come in.

A spokesman says this is "the new normal for business, as orders ebb and flow, but the company has great confidence" in the future of Humvee production.

All laid-off workers qualify for unemployment, and AM General will continue to pay their health benefits. Today's announcement comes 2 weeks after some salary workers were let go by AM General.

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