Sterling Heights, Michigan – Several workers at Fiat Chrysler Motors’ Sterling Heights factory refused to work because of concerns about the coronavirus.
June 27, 2020- The number of COVID-19 cases in Michigan is as high as 63,009, and the current death toll is 5,907
According to the FCA, an employee of the factory has been sent for testing, and the employee’s work area has been disinfected.
Local 4 received multiple phone calls and emails from employees related to the situation.
FCA said it is working with UAW to resolve these issues and hopes to resume operations on Saturday night.
Workers at the Jefferson North factory were laid off for the same reason on Thursday.
Earlier this month, Local 4 conducted an inspection to understand how the plant operated under the coronavirus restriction. Auto workers are struggling to stamp out and avoid spreading COVID-19.
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