Chrysler announced that workers from the Trenton plant who were caught drinking on TV will be suspended.
The Chrysler Group L.L.C. has said it plans to identify and suspend workers caught, by WJBK-TV (Channel 2), drinking and smoking near the Trenton Engine Plant according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Several workers were caught on camera drinking and smoking both cigarettes and pipes before work and others were caught while on lunch break at a park and in the parking lot of a UAW office the report said. For more on the report including statements from Chrysler, click here.
The Chrysler Group LLC has decided to go ahead with their plan to reuse the old Trenton North Engine Plant.
The Chrysler Group LLC has decided to dust off the old North Engine Plant and invest $114 million to reuse a portion of the building for manufacturing parts. The investment is said to create an estimated 268 new jobs, according to a release from Chrysler. Chrysler will be using about 400,000 square feet of the nearly 2-million-square-foot Trenton North Engine Plant building to support increased production of the Pentastar engine. The building closed in May 2011 and Trenton Mayor Gerald Brown said he is happy about the new deal. “My administration worked very hard to come to an agreement that will provide the city with long-term stability at the site, additional jobs and tax base improvements while further enhancing the relationship that …