FCA factory workers Sterling Heights stop working on COVID-19 concerns


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Several workers at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant in Sterling Heights have refused to respond to concerns about the coronavirus.

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According to FCA, a factory worker has been sent for tests and his work area is being disinfected.

Local 4 has received several calls and emails from employees concerned about the situation.

The FCA has said it is working alongside the UAW to resolve the issues and hopes to resume operations on Saturday evening.

Workers at the Jefferson North plant quit their jobs on Thursday for the same reason.

Local 4 logged in earlier this month to see how the plant’s operations are working amidst coronavirus restrictions. Auto workers are trying to walk carefully and avoid spreading COVID-19.

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