About 4,000 General Motors workers are about to lose their jobs

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FILE – This May 5, 2011 file photo shows General Motors headquarters in Detroit. The General Motors’ massive 14,000-person layoff announced last Nov. 2018 might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved by […]

About 4,000 General Motors workers are about to lose their jobs.

Layoffs start Monday.

They’re part of a 15% reduction in white collar jobs in North America.

The car company first announced the reduction back in November — along with plans to close four U.S. plants and one in Canada.

It’s all part of ongoing cost reductions to free up 6 billion dollars a year to invest in new car technology — like electric and self-driving vehicles.

GM is going to report financial results Wednesday, and lower earnings are expected.

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