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GM accelerates transformation of workforce

Nov 20, 2018 - The Detroit News

General Motors Co.'s years-long effort to overhaul its workforce is shifting into overdrive as the deadline for 18,000 salaried employees to accept buyouts passed on Monday.

"The best time to solve a problem is the minute you know about it," CEO Mary Barra said at The New York Times DealBook conference earlier this month, where business leaders discussed their industries. "Most problems don't get smaller with time - and so that's kind of a fundamental learning."

Under GM's buyout off...