GM to shut down Fairfax plant in KCK for 5 weeks in response to slumping sales and bloated inventory
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - General Motors is extending the normal two-week summer shutdown for at least two U.S. car factories because of slumping sedan sales. Union officials say the Lordstown, Ohio, plant near Cleveland and the Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas, will close for as many as five weeks in June and July.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
More Deets On Five More Weeks Of FAIL For Kansas City, Kansas GM Fairfax Plant
Credit to a TKC commenter who noted that this temporary layoff impacts locals far beyond workers but also suppliers and even nearby merchants. Take a look: