AP Sources: Detroit Automakers to Shut Down Factories

The United Auto Workers union has been pushing for factories to close because workers are fearful of coming into contact with the coronavirus.

  • Published 18 March 2020

Detroit (AP) — Detroit's three automakers have agreed to close all of their factories due to worker fears about the coronavirus, two people briefed on the matter said Wednesday. Automakers are expected to release details of the closure later in the day. The United Auto Workers union has been pushing for factories to close because workers are fearful of coming into contact with the virus. The people didn't want to be identified because the closures… Read at AP News