UAW Local Apparently Not Happy With Plans For Lordstown

May 10, 2019

David Green

It appears the United Auto Workers Union will not sign off on plans to sell the closed General Motors plant in Lordstown to Cincinnati-based eletric truck maker Workhorse Group. 

Governor Mike DeWine says the union must approve the deal, first announced in a tweet from President Trump. But UAW local 1112 president David Green says Trump doesn't understand that most plant workers want GM to assign production of another vehicle to the facility:

It's not clear when GM's negotiations with Workhorse Group will conclude. GM says it also plans to invest 700 million dollars in three Ohio factories at its plants in Moraine, Parma and Toledo.