Daimler Trucks announces potential job cuts

Daimler Trucks may implement large layoffs to its workforce at manufacturing plants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon and Mexico, the Charlotte Observer reported Jan. 30.

The announcement on Jan. 29 was part of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), that requires companies to provide advance notice when 500 or more jobs will be cut.

The layoffs could include the three Freightliner plants in the Charlotte area. Freightliner employs 2,900 people at a truck manufacturing plant in Mount Holly and a parts factory in Gastonia.

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