Weds. 9:20 pm: Company feels GM Lordstown ripple

LORDSTOWN – A company that provides seating for the Chevrolet Cruze is feeling the ripple effect of layoffs at the General Motors Assembly Complex.

Lordstown Seating Systems has announced it will end its third shift beginning Jan. 20, effectively causing permanent layoffs for 83 full-time hourly and salaried employees and 32 more temporary workers at the company’s Henn Parkway SW facility, according to a mass layoff notice the company provided the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The notice, also known as a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, states the layoffs will happen no later than Feb. 2.

Read more about the layoffs in Thursday’s Tribune Chronicle.