Topics regarding layoffs at General Motors

Topics regarding layoffs at General Motors

GM partnering with Apple?

Bloomberg published an article about Apple's plans to build an electric, self-driving car in the next four years. Reportedly, in the process of building vehicles, they would rely on a manufacturing partner. It is still unknown who would assemble an... —  read more 

Life away from GM

Settled into a new job away from GM. It’s awesome to actually be eager to go to work. I will never miss: The inability of higher ups to make timely decisions The discouragement of differing views The always present negative atmosphere The... —  read more 

Lose a shift, avoid job cuts

GM CAMI Automotive will move to a two shift operation, running morning and afternoons only, in the new year. The elimination of the third...


I got the latest Motor Trend in yesterday’s mail. In conducting their annual SUV of the year contest. Included in test were 5 GM products. All reviews were mediocre. On the Encore GX- “gutless 3 cylinder engine”. Yep for 36 K. More half baked... —  read more 

GM to lay-off in 2021

It’s an open secret, coronavirus lay-off to hit GM in 2021. People who have sniffed it are leaving already. Every week, I hear of a couple departures from the company. BTW Dhivya did not resign, and I will leave it at that. Talk to any treasury... —  read more 

Protecting management

It doesn’t matter how much work you put in, how many hours you’ve clocked - unless you’re middle management or higher your position in the company isn’t safe. GM has proven time and again that their main priority has been and always will be their... —  read more 

Interesting read

I recently read “Overhaul” by Steven Rattner about the government guided bankruptcy. Lots of interesting inside info on GM and Chrysler. The author was very critical of the inept GM executive ranks. Frequent responses were “That’s the GM way” and... —  read more 

That’s It In A Nutshell

Just posted by someone: I saw a guy come in who truly was good. Sharp, well qualified and truly knowledgeable. After a few months of frustration, he left. In parting, he stated that decisions aren’t made at GM to help the company. but to make the... —  read more 

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"Trade Group for Koch, GM Asks Trump for More Foreign Workers"...yes that's right, GM is asking for more foreign workers

Not too long after getting rid of all those engineers good ole Mary and GM are asking the government to increase the number of cheap foreign workers that they can hire. And yet they will wrap the flag around themselves when it comes to selling cars... —  read more 

Remote Layoff Process

I've just been briefed about the remote layoff process that will start in the next month or so. You will receive a call from your Director, an HR rep, and an Outplacement specialist conferenced in. You will be told your position has been eliminated... —  read more 

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