2/7/2019 news item
Earlier this week, General Motors began a round of layoffs affecting thousands of salaried positions. Now, The Detroit News is reporting the company plans to eliminate 1,298 jobs at its Warren Tech Center, which are a part of the company’s plan to lay off roughly 4,250 salaried employees in the coming weeks. The Detroit News learned of the layoffs through a filing with the state of Michigan. In it, General Motors said that the affected employees at the tech center were being asked to stop coming to work February 4. However, they will continue to be employed by the automaker through April 9, continuing to receive compensation for wages and benefits. The affected employee will no longer be in the company’s payroll system after February 28.