Detroit residents will have the chance to get jobs at a new Fiat Chrysler plant before anyone else, thanks to a unique deal the automaker made with the city.
Fiat Chrysler is building a new $1.6 billion plant and spending $900 million to revitalize another. Under the terms of a land development deal with Detroit for the new plant, the company will consider city residents for jobs before anyone else, the Associated Press reported.
Laid-off and temporary Fiat Chrysler workers will get preference ahead of other residents, according to the report.
own homes and raise families. Having a good job is key.
“We clear the land and give it to them. I want a window where Detroiters apply for the jobs first,”