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LISTEN: GM Delays Shift Because of the Detroit Lions

January 26, 2024 Eric Sorensen
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LISTEN: GM Delays Shift Because of the Detroit Lions
Show Notes

When a franchise like the Detroit Lions, that’s been an NFL punching bag for decades, finally finds itself back on the brink of a Super Bowl, fans are going to watch the game no matter what. But General Motors is cool with it.

The automaker is delaying a shift at one of its factories in Michigan so employees can watch the Lions play the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship. According to the Detroit Free Press, GM is pushing back the start of the third shift at a Flint assembly plant by one hour on Sunday. It’s a nice gesture to the employees and it’s significant considering the plant builds the Chevy Silverado and the GMC Sierra, two of the top 10 selling vehicles in the U.S.

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