A few days after Thanksgiving, America's biggest car company, General Motors, announced it was shutting down four plants and laying off 14,000 workers – and said it was betting on the future, rebranding itself as a technology company, rather than a traditional auto maker. But Union leaders say it isn’t that simple, and that the move was a ploy to try to drive up stock prices, ahead of labour negotiations in 2019. THE WEEKLY takes a deep dive into a changing industry, speaking to politicians, workers, and the CEO of GM about the company’s future, and what it means for the country. (Episode 6 of 30)
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