600 Laid-Off Employees Return To Work

TORONTO (CP) -- Several hundred laid-off employees are heading back to work tonight at the General Motors' assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.

The company announced in March that it would recall 600 workers to the plant to meet high demand for the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain.

Both vehicles are crossovers that are popular for combining the utility of SUVs with the fuel efficiency of smaller vehicles.

The vehicles are currently produced at GM's plant in Ingersoll, Ont., but the company is doing some of the finishing work at its main manufacturing location in Oshawa.

The Oshawa plant is now operating on three shifts.

GM Canada employs more than 9,000 people at two assembly plants and two parts plants in southern Ontario.
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