Chrysler Assembly Plant in Belvidere set to be shut down again in March

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) ─ Workers at the Fiat Chrysler Assembly Plant in Belvidere will once again be off the job later this month.

Production will be shut down for two weeks starting Monday, March 16th. United Autoworkers Local 1268 made the announcement on Facebook Monday night.

Courtesy UAW 1268 Facebook

No reason has been given for the new shutdown, but in the past, Fiat Chrysler has blamed a lack of demand.

The March shutdown will mark the third in 2020. Workers were also off the job for two weeks in January and February.

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