UAW Local 2488 officials hosting informational meeting regarding plant closure


BLOOMINGTON - UAW Local 2488 officials say they will host an informational meeting on October 12 concerning the closure of the Mitsubishi Motors plant in Normal.

Mitsubishi officials announced plans to shut down the central Illinois facility in July 2015.  Production numbers at the plant had fallen more than 65 percent, from 200,000 vehicles in 2002 to 64,000 in 2015.

According to the union's website, the meeting will provide information to members about a tentative agreement related to the plant's closure.  The meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum, with doors opening at 4:00 p.m.  A badge or I.D. will be required to enter, and no re-entry will be permitted.

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