Sen. Brown to GM: 'Look to the future instead of laying off'

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown said workers with the General Motors complex in Lordstown and the Valley in general have been betrayed by the automaker's own executives.

Last month, GM announced it would eliminate its second shift in Lordstown starting in June.

Executives have blamed the problems on sluggish sales of the locally-made Chevy Cruze as customers have been buying and leasing larger pickups and SUVs.

Brown accused GM executives of "pocketing millions saved through tax reforms" at the expense of local workers.

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