Tammy Daggy, of Salem, Ohio, and Marisol Bowers, of Youngstown, Ohio, both employees of General Motors for 24 years, hug as people gather in front of the General Motors assembly plant, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Lordstown, Ohio. Wednesday is the last day of the plant’s Chevrolet Cruze production, a move that will eliminate nearly 1,700 hourly jobs and idle the plant. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
DETROIT — Early this year, a data analyst at General Motors self-assuredly told a colleague over lunch that her boss had guaranteed that her job would not be cut.
Just weeks before, on Nov. 26, GM had announced it would shutter five plants in North America amid cuts totaling