US Steel, once a darling of Trump’s tariffs, plans to lay off nearly 200 workers in Michigan

AP Photo/Evan Vucci United States Steel Corporation has laid off dozens at a facility in Michigan and outlined plans to temporarily remove up to 200 workers in the coming weeks President Donald Trump last year celebrated the move at an Illinois plant owned by US Steel, which originally backed protectionism.  But the steelmaker has struggled…

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United States Steel Corporation has laid off dozens at a facility in Michigan and outlined plans to temporarily remove up to 200 workers in the coming weeks
President Donald Trump last year celebrated the move at an Illinois plant owned by US Steel, which originally backed protectionism. 
But the steelmaker has struggled since tariffs took effect, losing billions of dollars in market value as of last month. 
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United States Steel Corporation has laid off dozens at a facility in Michigan and outlined plans to temporarily remove up to 200 workers in the coming weeks, according to a state filing.
In a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice filed with the State of Michigan this month, the steel giant said the layoffs were the result of idled operations and other adjustments at the Great Lakes Works facility.  
“These additional adjustments in operations at Great Lakes Works are related to ongoing challenging market conditions,”
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