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Extended downtime for GM plants doesn't mean workers are losing their jobs

by Andy Uhler Feb 10, 2021
The company says there's a semiconductor shortage, and it will reassess the situation in mid-March
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Aunt Jemima rebrands as Pearl Milling Company

by Nova Safo Feb 10, 2021
It's part of a reappraisal of brands long criticized for their demeaning or racist roots.

Why janitors are increasingly employed by subcontractors, and what that says about the state of jobs in the U.S.

More from Marketplace's documentary podcast "The Uncertain Hour" and its new season that gets deep into the history and the future of employees. Host Krissy Clark joined the "Marketplace Morning Report" to discuss.

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