Freightliner worker: 'Where are we going to find a job making $24 an hour?'
WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke to several people Friday in Rowan County, where Freightliner is laying off 1,290 workers at its truck plant in Cleveland. Overall, Freightliner is cutting 2,137 jobs at three plants in Rowan and Gaston Counties. In this segment, Lisa Miller talks to Simone Orendain about these job losses. We also hear from a Freightliner employee who will lose his $24-an-hour job, and Robert Van Geons, executive director of the Rowan County Economic Development Commission.