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Workers preparing to restart production at Ford, GM plants

Workers preparing to restart production at Ford, GM plants

Some United Auto Workers are returning to work Monday in preparation to restart production at some Ford and GM plants. Read full article: Workers preparing to restart production ...→

Workers preparing to restart production at Ford, GM plants

Workers preparing to restart production at Ford, GM plants

Some United Auto Workers are returning to work Monday in preparation to restart production at some Ford and GM plants. Read full article: Workers preparing to restart production ...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends largely on suppliers

Ford's Jim Farley, at the company's annual shareholders meeting, said it's too soon to tell when the automaker can return to pre-coronavirus production levels. Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends lar...→

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pledged Wednesday to begin reopening Mexico's economy next week - encouraged by U.S. officials - even as hospitals from M [...] Read full article: Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart in...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

GM restart in Canada will be slow, costly, Unifor says

The union says modified ventilation, more break areas and additional cleaning will be part of the new normal at GM Canada's CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, O [...] Read full article: GM restart in Canada will be slow, costl...→

GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdowns; targets May 18 to restart

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed their U.S. and Canada plants in m [...] Read full article: GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdo...→

GM plans to resume production May 18 at 'majority' of N.A. operations

General Motors said it "is targeting to restart the majority of manufacturing operations on May 18 in the U.S. and Canada under extensive safety measures." It [...] Read full article: GM plans to resume production May 18 at ...→

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

After a family member says an employee died after contracting COVID-19, a Dallas meat processing plant says it has temporarily stopped production so that all e [...] Read full article: Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Re...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

Stocks of pork products will be low throughout May, with slaughterhouses shutting down because of workers contacting the coronavirus. Read full article: U.S. pork production devastated with mea...→

Production restart may spur liability issues

Toyota's head of manufacturing says issues of employer liability exposure are likely to follow as production resumes and businesses reopen after shelter-in-pla [...] Read full article: Production restart may spur liability is...→

VW delays possible restart of Mexico plants

The eventual restart at both plants in Mexico will be "gradual and under strict hygiene measures," VW's statement said. Read full article: VW delays possible restart of Mexico pla...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart at Mexican pickup plant, report says

In a document published overnight, Mexico's government said companies in the automotive, mining and construction sectors will have to submit their health proto [...] Read full article: GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart a...→

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Filmmaker Tyler Perry on Tuesday became one of the first Hollywood film and television executives to announce the resumption of production in the midst of the [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N.A. restart set for May 18

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed all of their U.S. and Canadian pl [...] Read full article: GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N....→

GM expected to resume some production May 18

The automaker will detail its North American restart plans as part of its first-quarter earnings statement Wednesday. Read full article: GM expected to resume some production Ma...→

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Vice President Mike Pence honored a General Motors employee who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production amid the coronavirus pandemic plaguing th [...] Read full article: Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement...→

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing said on Wednesday it would cut its 160,000-person workforce by about 10 percent, further reduce 787 Dreamliner production and try to boost liquidity as [...] Read full article: Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

The executive order designates meat-processing plants as critical infrastructure that must maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Ford investors want details on plans for U.S. restart

Ford expects the outbreak will result in an estimated first-quarter loss of about $2 billion. The company's previous warning came the same day that it raised $ [...] Read full article: Ford investors want details on plans for...→

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri health officials are hoping that a new testing strategy will help quickly identify people infected with the coronavirus at meatpacking and food plants [...] Read full article: Missouri moving to quickly test workers ...→

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

Temperatures are being checked before shifts at GM and workers at Ford have watches that notify them if they're too close to each other. 60 Minutes reports on [...] Read full article: GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions ...→

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli has had to adapt to restrictions during the Coronavirus like many other restaurants across Tampa, but even amid the changes, is preparing hund [...] Read full article: Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of m...→

Boeing to restart airplane production in Seattle

Boeing said Thursday it will restart production of its commercial airplanes next week in the Seattle area, putting about 27,000 people back to work after opera [...] Read full article: Boeing to restart airplane production in...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on suppliers; most dealers got PPP loans

Farley said Ford shared its return-to-work playbook with suppliers, many of whom have developed their own similar safety practices.... Farley also said most of [...] Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on ...→

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Actor and director Tyler Perry is planning to re-start film production for "Sistas" and "The Oval" at his massive Atlanta, Georgia, studio in July, which will [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His...→

GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., Mexico, Canada

Automakers are preparing to ramp up production ahead of the collective May 18 start date. Read full article: GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., M...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

GM Canada to resume engine production May 11 in Ontario

Unifor President Jerry Dias said there would be about 300 employees, all of them "strictly volunteers," who will begin work in St. Catharines, Ontario. The res [...] Read full article: GM Canada to resume engine production Ma...→

First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans for May 18 restart

GM ekes out Q1 profit, eyes May 18 restart in U.S., Canada | Volvo U.S. sales dive 54% | VW rebounds in China | Ford said to offer multiple Bronco grilles Read full article: First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans f...→

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Major U.S. automakers are planning to reopen North American factories within two weeks, potentially putting thousands of workers back on the assembly line as p [...] Read full article: Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of P...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

A South Carolina man was arrested Saturday after robbing a restaurant worker who was preparing free meals for hospital workers battling the coronavirus, author [...] Read full article: South Carolina man robbed restaurant coo...→

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

President Trump plans to sign an executive order to ensure meat processing plants stay open during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump to invoke Defense Production Act t...→

The Latest: Production halted at 2 turkey-processing plants

WILLMAR, Minn. - A Hormel Foods subsidiary says it’s halting production at a pair of Minnesota turkey-processing facilities after some employees tested positiv [...] Read full article: The Latest: Production halted at 2 turke...→

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

The federal government is actively preparing to bring its employees back to the office as soon as state and local authorities permit, the Office of Management [...] Read full article: Federal government preparing workers to ...→

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Ford announced that production of a new type of pressurized respirator face mask for healthcare workers will begin Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Res...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on suppliers; most dealers got PPP loans

Farley said Ford shared its return-to-work playbook with suppliers, many of whom have developed their own similar safety practices.... Farley also said most of [...] Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on ...→

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pledged Wednesday to begin reopening Mexico's economy next week - encouraged by U.S. officials - even as hospitals from M [...] Read full article: Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart in...→

GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., Mexico, Canada

Automakers are preparing to ramp up production ahead of the collective May 18 start date. Read full article: GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., M...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

GM restart in Canada will be slow, costly, Unifor says

The union says modified ventilation, more break areas and additional cleaning will be part of the new normal at GM Canada's CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, O [...] Read full article: GM restart in Canada will be slow, costl...→

GM Canada to resume engine production May 11 in Ontario

Unifor President Jerry Dias said there would be about 300 employees, all of them "strictly volunteers," who will begin work in St. Catharines, Ontario. The res [...] Read full article: GM Canada to resume engine production Ma...→

GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N.A. restart set for May 18

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed all of their U.S. and Canadian pl [...] Read full article: GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N....→

GM plans to resume production May 18 at 'majority' of N.A. operations

General Motors said it "is targeting to restart the majority of manufacturing operations on May 18 in the U.S. and Canada under extensive safety measures." It [...] Read full article: GM plans to resume production May 18 at ...→

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Major U.S. automakers are planning to reopen North American factories within two weeks, potentially putting thousands of workers back on the assembly line as p [...] Read full article: Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of P...→

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Vice President Mike Pence honored a General Motors employee who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production amid the coronavirus pandemic plaguing th [...] Read full article: Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement...→

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

After a family member says an employee died after contracting COVID-19, a Dallas meat processing plant says it has temporarily stopped production so that all e [...] Read full article: Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Re...→

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

A South Carolina man was arrested Saturday after robbing a restaurant worker who was preparing free meals for hospital workers battling the coronavirus, author [...] Read full article: South Carolina man robbed restaurant coo...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

The executive order designates meat-processing plants as critical infrastructure that must maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

Stocks of pork products will be low throughout May, with slaughterhouses shutting down because of workers contacting the coronavirus. Read full article: U.S. pork production devastated with mea...→

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri health officials are hoping that a new testing strategy will help quickly identify people infected with the coronavirus at meatpacking and food plants [...] Read full article: Missouri moving to quickly test workers ...→

VW delays possible restart of Mexico plants

The eventual restart at both plants in Mexico will be "gradual and under strict hygiene measures," VW's statement said. Read full article: VW delays possible restart of Mexico pla...→

The Latest: Production halted at 2 turkey-processing plants

WILLMAR, Minn. - A Hormel Foods subsidiary says it’s halting production at a pair of Minnesota turkey-processing facilities after some employees tested positiv [...] Read full article: The Latest: Production halted at 2 turke...→

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli has had to adapt to restrictions during the Coronavirus like many other restaurants across Tampa, but even amid the changes, is preparing hund [...] Read full article: Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of m...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Ford announced that production of a new type of pressurized respirator face mask for healthcare workers will begin Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Res...→

GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart at Mexican pickup plant, report says

In a document published overnight, Mexico's government said companies in the automotive, mining and construction sectors will have to submit their health proto [...] Read full article: GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart a...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends largely on suppliers

Ford's Jim Farley, at the company's annual shareholders meeting, said it's too soon to tell when the automaker can return to pre-coronavirus production levels. Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends lar...→

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Actor and director Tyler Perry is planning to re-start film production for "Sistas" and "The Oval" at his massive Atlanta, Georgia, studio in July, which will [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His...→

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Filmmaker Tyler Perry on Tuesday became one of the first Hollywood film and television executives to announce the resumption of production in the midst of the [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdowns; targets May 18 to restart

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed their U.S. and Canada plants in m [...] Read full article: GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdo...→

First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans for May 18 restart

GM ekes out Q1 profit, eyes May 18 restart in U.S., Canada | Volvo U.S. sales dive 54% | VW rebounds in China | Ford said to offer multiple Bronco grilles Read full article: First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans f...→

GM expected to resume some production May 18

The automaker will detail its North American restart plans as part of its first-quarter earnings statement Wednesday. Read full article: GM expected to resume some production Ma...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing said on Wednesday it would cut its 160,000-person workforce by about 10 percent, further reduce 787 Dreamliner production and try to boost liquidity as [...] Read full article: Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

President Trump plans to sign an executive order to ensure meat processing plants stay open during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump to invoke Defense Production Act t...→

Ford investors want details on plans for U.S. restart

Ford expects the outbreak will result in an estimated first-quarter loss of about $2 billion. The company's previous warning came the same day that it raised $ [...] Read full article: Ford investors want details on plans for...→

Production restart may spur liability issues

Toyota's head of manufacturing says issues of employer liability exposure are likely to follow as production resumes and businesses reopen after shelter-in-pla [...] Read full article: Production restart may spur liability is...→

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

Temperatures are being checked before shifts at GM and workers at Ford have watches that notify them if they're too close to each other. 60 Minutes reports on [...] Read full article: GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions ...→

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

The federal government is actively preparing to bring its employees back to the office as soon as state and local authorities permit, the Office of Management [...] Read full article: Federal government preparing workers to ...→

Boeing to restart airplane production in Seattle

Boeing said Thursday it will restart production of its commercial airplanes next week in the Seattle area, putting about 27,000 people back to work after opera [...] Read full article: Boeing to restart airplane production in...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart at Mexican pickup plant, report says

In a document published overnight, Mexico's government said companies in the automotive, mining and construction sectors will have to submit their health proto [...] Read full article: GM tentatively plans Wednesday restart a...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on suppliers; most dealers got PPP loans

Farley said Ford shared its return-to-work playbook with suppliers, many of whom have developed their own similar safety practices.... Farley also said most of [...] Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends on ...→

Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends largely on suppliers

Ford's Jim Farley, at the company's annual shareholders meeting, said it's too soon to tell when the automaker can return to pre-coronavirus production levels. Read full article: Ford COO: Production ramp-up depends lar...→

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His Atlanta Studio in July

Actor and director Tyler Perry is planning to re-start film production for "Sistas" and "The Oval" at his massive Atlanta, Georgia, studio in July, which will [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry to Restart Production at His...→

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pledged Wednesday to begin reopening Mexico's economy next week - encouraged by U.S. officials - even as hospitals from M [...] Read full article: Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart in...→

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July Production Restart

Filmmaker Tyler Perry on Tuesday became one of the first Hollywood film and television executives to announce the resumption of production in the midst of the [...] Read full article: Tyler Perry Ahead of Hollywood With July...→

GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., Mexico, Canada

Automakers are preparing to ramp up production ahead of the collective May 18 start date. Read full article: GM, Ford Plants To Reopen Across U.S., M...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

GM restart in Canada will be slow, costly, Unifor says

The union says modified ventilation, more break areas and additional cleaning will be part of the new normal at GM Canada's CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, O [...] Read full article: GM restart in Canada will be slow, costl...→

GM Canada to resume engine production May 11 in Ontario

Unifor President Jerry Dias said there would be about 300 employees, all of them "strictly volunteers," who will begin work in St. Catharines, Ontario. The res [...] Read full article: GM Canada to resume engine production Ma...→

GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdowns; targets May 18 to restart

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed their U.S. and Canada plants in m [...] Read full article: GM stays profitable in Q1 despite shutdo...→

GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N.A. restart set for May 18

Net income fell 87 percent, but GM was the only one of the Detroit 3 to avoid a first-quarter loss after the companies closed all of their U.S. and Canadian pl [...] Read full article: GM posts Q1 profit despite shutdowns; N....→

First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans for May 18 restart

GM ekes out Q1 profit, eyes May 18 restart in U.S., Canada | Volvo U.S. sales dive 54% | VW rebounds in China | Ford said to offer multiple Bronco grilles Read full article: First Shift: GM posts Q1 profit, plans f...→

GM plans to resume production May 18 at 'majority' of N.A. operations

General Motors said it "is targeting to restart the majority of manufacturing operations on May 18 in the U.S. and Canada under extensive safety measures." It [...] Read full article: GM plans to resume production May 18 at ...→

GM expected to resume some production May 18

The automaker will detail its North American restart plans as part of its first-quarter earnings statement Wednesday. Read full article: GM expected to resume some production Ma...→

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of Plants Within 2 Weeks

Major U.S. automakers are planning to reopen North American factories within two weeks, potentially putting thousands of workers back on the assembly line as p [...] Read full article: Detroit Automakers Push For Restart Of P...→

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production honored by Pence

Vice President Mike Pence honored a General Motors employee who delayed retirement to help with ventilator production amid the coronavirus pandemic plaguing th [...] Read full article: Indiana GM worker who delayed retirement...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Requiring COVID-19 Testing of Workers

After a family member says an employee died after contracting COVID-19, a Dallas meat processing plant says it has temporarily stopped production so that all e [...] Read full article: Dallas Meat Plant Pausing Production, Re...→

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow 787 Dreamliner production

Boeing said on Wednesday it would cut its 160,000-person workforce by about 10 percent, further reduce 787 Dreamliner production and try to boost liquidity as [...] Read full article: Boeing to ax 10 percent of workers, slow...→

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

South Carolina man robbed restaurant cook preparing free meals for coronavirus hospital workers, cops say

A South Carolina man was arrested Saturday after robbing a restaurant worker who was preparing free meals for hospital workers battling the coronavirus, author [...] Read full article: South Carolina man robbed restaurant coo...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force meat plants to stay open during coronavirus outbreak

The executive order designates meat-processing plants as critical infrastructure that must maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to keep meat-processing plants open amid fears of supply shortage

President Trump plans to sign an executive order to ensure meat processing plants stay open during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump to invoke Defense Production Act t...→

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

U.S. pork production devastated with meat shortages expected from this week as pigs euthanized, plants closed

Stocks of pork products will be low throughout May, with slaughterhouses shutting down because of workers contacting the coronavirus. Read full article: U.S. pork production devastated with mea...→

Ford investors want details on plans for U.S. restart

Ford expects the outbreak will result in an estimated first-quarter loss of about $2 billion. The company's previous warning came the same day that it raised $ [...] Read full article: Ford investors want details on plans for...→

Production restart may spur liability issues

Toyota's head of manufacturing says issues of employer liability exposure are likely to follow as production resumes and businesses reopen after shelter-in-pla [...] Read full article: Production restart may spur liability is...→

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri moving to quickly test workers at packing plants

Missouri health officials are hoping that a new testing strategy will help quickly identify people infected with the coronavirus at meatpacking and food plants [...] Read full article: Missouri moving to quickly test workers ...→

VW delays possible restart of Mexico plants

The eventual restart at both plants in Mexico will be "gradual and under strict hygiene measures," VW's statement said. Read full article: VW delays possible restart of Mexico pla...→

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions on assembly lines

Temperatures are being checked before shifts at GM and workers at Ford have watches that notify them if they're too close to each other. 60 Minutes reports on [...] Read full article: GM, Ford taking coronavirus precautions ...→

The Latest: Production halted at 2 turkey-processing plants

WILLMAR, Minn. - A Hormel Foods subsidiary says it’s halting production at a pair of Minnesota turkey-processing facilities after some employees tested positiv [...] Read full article: The Latest: Production halted at 2 turke...→

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of meals for service industry workers daily

Cass Street Deli has had to adapt to restrictions during the Coronavirus like many other restaurants across Tampa, but even amid the changes, is preparing hund [...] Read full article: Cass Street Deli preparing hundreds of m...→

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

Federal government preparing workers to head back to the office

The federal government is actively preparing to bring its employees back to the office as soon as state and local authorities permit, the Office of Management [...] Read full article: Federal government preparing workers to ...→

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million face shields for health care workers

PLYMOUTH (WXYZ) — The Ford Sheldon Plant in Plymouth, Michigan, has manufactured more than 4 million face shields for health care workers as the country battle [...] Read full article: Plymouth Ford plant makes over 4 million...→

Boeing to restart airplane production in Seattle

Boeing said Thursday it will restart production of its commercial airplanes next week in the Seattle area, putting about 27,000 people back to work after opera [...] Read full article: Boeing to restart airplane production in...→

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Respirator Masks, Other Equipment For Healthcare Workers

Ford announced that production of a new type of pressurized respirator face mask for healthcare workers will begin Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus: Ford To Start Producing Res...→