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Daimler laying off 170 workers at Portland plant, 1,240 across North America

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Daimler Trucks North America in Portland, file image Daimler Trucks North America in Portland, file image
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Daimler Trucks North America announced a reduction in force at four of the company’s production facilities Monday, include the one in Portland.

Approximately 170 workers at the Western Star Truck Manufacturing plant in Portland will be impacted by the move.

In total, Daimler announced 1,240 workers would be affected by the layoff.

The company noted in a release that the cuts are expected to be temporary, and that the affected workers will have first rights to be recalled if production scales back up.

The last day of employment for the workers in Portland will be July 1.

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